Updated Time 03 Apr, 2020, 12:33 (UTC+08:00)
Located in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, Saint Lucia is known as the "Green Paradise" of the world. The island nation covers an area of 617 km² and has a population of about 180,000. Since 2015, the island nation has opened a Citizenship by Investment program, creating visa-free travel opportunities for investors. Let's learn about Saint Lucia and its citizenship investment program.
Saint Lucia is shaped like a pearl lying in the middle of the blue ocean, surrounded by sparkling golden sand. It possesses magnificent beauty and charm with mountains. The majestic beauty and wildness of the mountains has attracted many visitors who love adventure.
With its beauty, Saint Lucia has attracted investors from all over the world, especially the travel and banking business. Tourism is the main source of foreign exchange of Saint Lucia. The total value of GDP from tourism accounts for 65% of the total GDP of the country.
Saint Lucia belongs to British Commonwealth which was led by Queen Elizabeth II. Saint Lucia follows parliamentary democracy. The Prime Minister and cabinet hold all the power in the island nation. Saint Lucia is also a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Eastern Caribbean Organization (OECS) and the Francophone Community.
The program is approved by the National Assembly of Saint Lucia and regulated by Investment Act No. 14, 2015. Through the program, investors will own visa-free passports to 145 countries, including countries. Europe, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Singapore.
It takes only 3 to 4 months to receive Saint Lucia citizenship. Investors and families don't even need to set stay in this country. In addition, citizenship can be obtained for the whole family of investors, including spouses, children, parents and grandparents.
Not only that, Saint Lucia also has a policy of no tax income outside the country, no property tax, no inheritance tax. This helps investors increase the value of accumulated assets for the family.
To participate in the program, investors are allowed to select investment types, such as: contributions to the National Fund, investment in real estate, business investment or government bond investment. The minimum investment required to obtain Saint Lucia citizenship is only USD 100,000. This is one of the most effective citizenship investment programs.
Customers interested in immigration programs or citizenship programs, please contact GIS for comprehensive advice. GIS is committed to bring customers the most suitable settlement program for themselves and their families.
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