ST. Lucia

Achieve your Caribbean passport by investment

VISA
Visa Free

145+ Countries

PASSPORT
Passport Ranking

32nd Place

SCHEDULE
Processing Time

3 to 6 months

DIRECTION
Investment Type

Donation/Real estate

About Country

Capital

Roseu

Language

English

Total Area

750 km2

Currency

Caribbean dollar

Location

North America

Exchange

1 XCD = 0.37 USD

Population

71,625

Calling Code

+1 758

Country

Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation with a pair of dramatically tapered mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. Its coast is home to volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rainforest lead to waterfalls like the 15m-high Toraille, which pours over a cliff into a garden. The capital, Castries, is a popular cruise port.

The Passport

Legal Basis

The Saint Lucia Citizenship Act passed both houses of Parliament in August of 2015. The regulations regarding Citizenship by Investment in Saint Lucia are contained in Statutory Instrument No.89 of 2015. The Act enables individuals and families to acquire Saint Lucian citizenship upon making a qualifying investment.

Benefits

  • Visa-free access to 146 countries, including EU, UK, Singapore, South Korea, etc.
  • No residency requirement before or after the application.
  • No language tests and interviews.
  • Irrevocable citizenship a family transferable to further generations.
  • Access to alternate banking and financial services.
  • Tax optimization and business-friendly environment.
  • Equality with natural born citizens including right to vote.
  • Dual Citizenship is allowed.

Requirements to Apply

There are conditions the passport applicants must meet in addition to paying the investment fees.

  • 18+ years of age
  • Good health
  • No criminal record
  • Successfully pass due diligence checks
  • Receive approval by the Government
  • Confirmed investment sources

Investment Options

National Economic Fund

To qualify for citizenship of St. Lucia by National Economic Funds:

Application
Cost
Main Applicant
USD 100,000
Spouse of main applicant
USD 140,000
Applicant, Spouse and up to two (2) other qualifying dependents
USD 150,000
Any additional dependent
USD 25,000
Each qualified dependant in addition to a family of four (family includes a spouse)
USD 15,000

National Economic Funds option is non-refundable.

Real Estate

To qualify for citizenship of St. Lucia, an applicant must invest a minimum value of USD 300,000 in approved project.

Application
Cost
Main Applicant
USD 30,000
Spouse and main applicant
USD 40,000
Each qualifying dependant (18yrs and older)
USD 10,000
Each qualifying dependant (18yrs and under)
USD 5,000
Applicant applying with spouse and more than four dependants
USD 10,000

Enterprise Projects

Approved enterprise projects fall into 7 broad categories:

Application
1. Specialty Restaurants
2. Cruise ports and marinas
3. Agro-processing plants
4. Pharmaceutical products
5. Ports, bridges, roads and highways
6. Research institutions and facilities
7. Offshore universities

Once approved the enterprise project becomes available for qualifying investments from applicants for citizenship by investment.Β 

Once an application for citizenship by means of an investment in an approved enterprise project has been approved, the following minimum investment is required:

Option 1 – A sole applicant.
β€’ A minimum investment of US$3,500,000

Option 2 – More than one applicant (joint venture).
β€’ A minimum investment of US$ 6,000,000 with each applicant contributing no less than US$1,000,000

Government Bonds

Application
Cost
Main Applicant
USD 500,000
Spouse and main applicant
USD 535,000
Applicant, spouse and two others qualifying dependents
USD 550,000
Each additional qualifying dependent
USD 25,000

Citizenship by investment may be made through the purchase of non-interest-bearing Government bonds. These bonds must be registered and remain in the name of the applicant for a five (5) year holding period from the date of first issue and not attract a rate of interest.

Once an application for citizenship by means of an investment in government bonds has been approved, the following minimum investment is required:

Steps to be citizen

Step 1

  • Start the process:Β After signing the contract with Sadaf Investment, you will deliver all the documents and sign the forms. Our expert team is by your side at all stages and will help you translate documents and complete all forms.

Step 2

  • Documents Submission: In the second step, we will send all the prepared documents to the country of issuing the passport to start the process, and from the time of receiving the documents, the scheduling of your file will begin.

Step 3

  • Due Diligence:Β The applicant’s file starts to review life history, type of business, and income. An experienced, government-approved team then conducts the investigation. You should note that this stage is one of the essential steps to obtaining citizenship.

Step 4

  • Final approval:Β After passing the investigation stage, the government will issue the final approval. At this stage, the applicant can check the accuracy of this profile on the government website. The estimated duration is between 2 to 4 months.

Step 5

  • Settle up payment: The applicant should pay all remaining amounts in this stage and receive a company stamped receipt. This amount must be paid immediately after the final invoice to have your certificate and passport on time.

Step 6

  • Certificate & Passport: After the last payment, the government will issue citizenship documents and passports. The estimated time for obtaining a passport is 45 to 60 days after the money arrives in the government Bank Account.

Visa Free Countries

Currently, the Saint Lucia passport holders can travel to 145+ countries without a visa, a list of which is shown in the table below. If the name of a country is not on the list, it means that the holders of this passport need a visa to enter.

CountryStatus
AndorraSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days 
AnguillaSt. Lucian citizens can stay for up to 3 months
Antigua and BarbudaHolders of an St. Lucia passport can stay for 180 days
ArgentinaHolders of Saint Lucia passports have a maximum stay of 90 days provided that the holder has a printed approved Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for Argentina. 
ArmeniaObtainable on arrival at Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan, or prior to travel online. Maximum stay for holders of a St. Lucia passport who are travelling as a tourist is 120 days. 
ArubaSt. Lucian citizens can stay for up to 90 days
AustriaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
BahamasNo visa is required. St. Lucia passport holders are allowed a stay of up to 3 months. 
BangladeshHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for up to 30-60 days. Visa on Arrival is available at: Shahjalal International Airport, Shah Amanat International Airport, and Osmani. International Airport only
BarbadosSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 180 days; holders of a Caricom Certificate of Skills can stay indefinitely
BelgiumSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
BelizeSt. Lucia passport holders are allowed to stay in Belize for 6 months. Indefinite stay is granted to holders of a CARICOM Certificate of skills.
BermudaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 21 days, extendable up to 6 months
BoliviaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and SabaPermitted to stay for 90 days
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSt. Lucian citizens are allowed to stay for 90 days within a 6-months period
BotswanaSt. Lucia passport holders have permission to spend 90 days within one calendar year
British Virgin IslandsSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 6 months
BulgariaSt. Lucian citizens are allowed to stay for 90 days within a 6-months period
CambodiaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 30 days
Cape VerdeSt. Lucian passport holders can stay in Cape Verde for 30 days
Cayman Islandsup to 6 months
ChileSaint Lucia citizens are allowed to stay for 90 days
ColombiaSt. Lucia citizens can stay for 90-180 days within one year
ComorosSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 45 days provided they have a valid onward ticket
Cook Islands31 days
Costa RicaSt. Lucia citizens are allowed to stay for 30 days
CroatiaHolders of a St. Lucia passport can spend 90 days of 180 days in the Schengen Area in Croatia
CubaHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for up to 30 days
CuracaoHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 90 days 
Cyprus90 days within a 180 days
Czech RepublicSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
DenmarkSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
DominicaFreedom of movement for Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) states; ID card valid. Maximum of 180 days stay for holders of a St. Lucia passport. 
Dominican RepublicSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
EcuadorSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
EgyptSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 15 days
El SalvadorHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for a maximum of 90 days
EstoniaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
EswatiniFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
Falklands7 days, travel and medical insurance required.
Faroe IslandsThe Faroe Islands are part of Denmark but not Schengen. You must apply for a visa via the Danish embassy
FijiSt. Lucian citizens can spend 4 months in Fiji
FinlandSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
FranceSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
French Guianaup to 90 days in a 180-day period
French West Indiesup to 90 days in a 180-day period
GambiaSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
GermanySaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
GibraltarHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for up to 6 months
GreeceSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
GreenlandGreenland is part of Denmark but not Schengen. You must apply for a visa via the Danish embassy
GrenadaFreedom of movement for OECS states; ID card valid, maximum stay 180 days.
Guatemala90 days
Guinea-BissauSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
GuyanaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 6 months; holders of a Caricom Certificate of Skills can indefinitely
HaitiSt. Lucia and Nevis citizens can stay for up to 3 months.
HondurasSt. Lucian citizens can spend up to 90 days in Honduras.
Hong Kong (SAR China)St. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
HungarySaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
IcelandSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
IndonesiaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 30 days
IranHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 30 days with an option to extend.
IrelandSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 90 days
Israel3 months' stay permitted.
ItalySaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
JamaicaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 180 days, Caricom Skills Certificate holders can stay indefinitely.
JordanFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
KenyaHolders of a St. Lucian passport can stay for 90 days
KiribatiSt. Lucian citizens can stay for up to 30 days.
Kosovo90 days within a 6-month period
LaosApply online prior to travelling to stay for 30 days. The stay is extendable to 60 days. General entry points: Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
LatviaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
LesothoSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
LiechtensteinSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
LithuaniaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
LuxembourgSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
MacaoHolders of an St. Lucia passport can stay for 90 days
MadagascarApply and pay for the Madagascar e Visa onine prior to travelling. You can opt for a 30, 60, or 90-day visa or get a Visa on Arrival
MalawiSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
MalaysiaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 1 month.
MaldivesSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days or more
MaltaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
MauritaniaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
MauritiusSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
MicronesiaSaint Lucia citizens can stay for 30 days
MoldovaHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days 
MonacoSt Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
MontenegroSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
MontserratFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
MozambiqueObtainable at all entry points, St. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days provided you can prove your visiting for a holiday. Passport must have 6 months’ validity
NepalSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days. Visa on Arrival is available at Tribhuvan International Airport.
NetherlandsSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
New Caledoniaup to 90 days in a 180-day period
NicaraguaSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 90 days
NiueFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
NorwaySt Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
PakistanSt. Lucian passport holders can obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization.
PalauSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days
Palestinian TerritoriesSaint Lucia citizens are allowed to stay for 21 days
PanamaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 180 days. 3 months' passport validity required.
PeruHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for a maximum of 183 days
PhilippinesSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days
PolandSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
PortugalSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
RomaniaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days within 6 months
RwandaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 30 days if they apply online for an eVisa or for up to 90 with a Visa on Arrival
SamoaSt. Lucia passport holders can get a 60-day entry permit
San MarinoSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 10 days. Schengen Area visa rules apply because access is through Italy. Traveller wishing to stay longer, must apply for a permit.
SenegalPermission to stay for 1 month
SeychellesReturn ticket, accommodation information, and proof of funds required to obtain a 3-months visitor permit. 
Sierra LeonSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 30-90 days.
SingaporeSt. Lucian citizens are allowed to stay for 30 days
SlovakiaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
SloveniaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
Solomon IslandsSt. Lucian citizens can get a 3-months' visitor permit on arrival
Somalia30-day visitor permit is vailable at: Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport, Abdullahi Yusuf Airport , Kismay Airport, and Mogadishu Airport.
South KoreaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
SpainSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
Sri LankaElectronic Travel Authorisation required, available via online application. Applicant must have an onward ticket. The ETA is valid for 30 days.
St. HelenaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 183 days. The passport must have 6 months of validity. Medical and travel insurance required.
St. Kitts and NevisFreedom of movement for OECS states; ID card valid
St. MaartenSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
St. Pierre and Miquelonup to 90 days in a 180-day period
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesFreedom of movement for OECS states; ID card valid
SurinameSt. Lucia passport holders are allowed 6 months stay in Suriname. Indefinite stay is available to CARICOM Certificate of skill holders.
SwedenSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
SwitzerlandSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days of a total 180 days in the Schengen Area
TaiwanFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
TanzaniaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days
Timor-LesteOnly available at the following entry points: Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport or at the Dili Sea Port. St. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days with this Visa
TogoSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 7 days
TongaSaint Lucia passport holders can stay for 31 days
Trinidad and TobagoCaricom Certificate of Skills permits a longer stay, normally St. Lucia passport holders can stay for 6 months
TunisiaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for up to 90 days.
Turks and Caicos IslandsSaint Lucia passport holders are allowed to stay for 90 days
TuvaluHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 1 month
UgandaHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 90 days
United KingdomSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 6 months
UzbekistanSt. Lucian citizens can stay for 30 days
VanuatuSaint Lucia citizens can stay for 90 days
Vatican CityHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for up to 90 days within 180 days in the Schengen Area.
VenezuelaSt. Lucia passport holders can stay for 90 days. 
Wallis and Futunaup to 90 days in a 180-day period
ZambiaSt. Lucian citizens can stay for up to 90 days as tourists or 30 days for business.
ZimbabweHolders of a St. Lucia passport can stay for 90 days

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If you are interested in applying for Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program, please don’t hesitate to call us for a free consultation. Sadaf Investment can help and guide you through the entire process of attaining St. Lucia citizenship and passport.