5 reasons why St Kitts and Nevis CBI Programme is a great choice for investors

CBI Index 2021
CBI Index 2021

World: Citizenship by Investment programmes provide individual or family with the privilege of obtaining second citizenship, which in turn bestows them the right to travel freely to various destinations and to settle in another country, that is economically and politically stable. 

St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment CBI Index
St Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment Programme tops the CBI Index ranking for the first time since the report’s inception.

Offering platinum standard of citizenship by investment programme, St Kitts and Nevis is crowned as the world’s best by Financial Times’ CBI Index 2021, a report conducted by the researcher, James McKay. The assessment index evaluates citizenship programmes around the world under 9 pillars parameter. St Kitts and Nevis successfully climbed on top position with total points in 5 pillars of assessment, which are top reasons for investors to invest in the Federation. 

Reason – 1 

Mandatory Travel or Residence: Under the citizenship by investment programme of St Kitts and Nevis, applicants does not require to complete any mandatory travel to the country for citizenship or have to live for a specific period of time in the Federation. Applicants can apply from any authorized agent across the world and have their citizenship application processed remotely. 

Reason – 2

Citizenship Timeline: St Kitts and Nevis is the only country that offers the fastest route to second citizenship or economic citizenship amongst all 14 jurisdictions under the flagship Sustainable Growth Fund popularly known as Fund Option. Under the Accelerated Application Process, applicants can acquire citizenship in only 60 days, which includes rigorous vetting of each person under an application. In some cases, this procedure might take only 45 days. Notably, the Federation also has a non-AAP process called the standard route to obtain citizenship; it also takes as little as 3 months of processing, excelling all other jurisdictions. 

Reason – 3 

Ease of Processing: The Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) is regarded as the fastest and most straightforward route to St Kitts and Nevis economic citizenship. The Federations offers the easiest way and most undemanding process of obtaining second citizenship. 

Reason – 4 

Due Diligence: The vetting of the applicant(s) is the most important element of the CBI application, which ensures that persons obtaining citizenship of the country are cleared by their home country for any criminal or fraudulent activities. St Kitts and Nevis utilize international third party due diligence firms to conduct the vetting of every individual applying for citizenship. Regional entities are also included to carry out stringent security checks. 

Reason – 5 

Family: St Kitts and Nevis has expanded the definition of dependant under citizenship application, allowing siblings aged 30 and under to be included in an application if they are unmarried, childless, and financially dependent on the main applicant. 

CBI Index
CBI Index

Apart from this, citizens of St Kitts and Nevis can travel upto 156 countries around the world visa-free or visa-on-arrival with no hassle of visa processing. St Kitts and Nevis is amongst the top countries offering citizenship by investment to have access to the world, allowing citizens to do business freely and fairly. 

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