Saint Kitts and Nevis Country Profile

Passport Ranking
73/198
Passport Score
128.2
Visa-free Countries
135
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Region
North and South America
Capital City
Basseterre

Largest City
Basseterre
Currency
Eastern Caribbean dollar

Languages
English
Population
54.1 thousand

Life Expectancy
77.1 years
GDP (nominal)
$1.1 billion

GDP/Capita
$20,621
Cost of Living
Climate
Safety
Pollution
English Proficiency
Inexpensive (3/7)
Average (3/5)
Average (4/7)
Average (3/5)
Native

Taxation Type: No personal income tax

Sovereign Research's take:

Saint Kitts and Nevis is part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), allowing its citizens to live and work in any other OECS country.
Saint Kitts and Nevis has one big thing going for it – it’s home to the longest-running Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program in the world, active since 1984.

While it is definitely not the cheapest CBI option in the Caribbean, it enjoys a stellar reputation. And a Saint Kitts passport is quite decent in terms of visa-free travel, too.

Several of our subscribers have become dual citizens by participating in the program. And we are happy to report that they became Kittittians cheaper than anyone else in the world, thanks to the deep CBI discounts we’ve negotiated for our Total Access members.

If you are considering Saint Kitts (or any other) CBI program, you will definitely do yourself a favor by joining Total Access. The discount you will receive will either match or exceed the price you’ll pay for the membership.

(See all applicable  CBI program prices and the available discounts in our interactive CBI calculator.)

Additionally, the name of the country suggests that besides Saint Kitts, there is also Nevis. 

The country is technically a federation between the two islands, and they enjoy a certain degree of freedom in establishing their own policies.

Over time, Nevis evolved into one a successful “offshore” jurisdiction with very solid asset protection laws.

Nevis LLCs and trusts are very popular vehicles in the asset protection sphere. We covered them in this SMC Alert..

Service Providers available in Saint Kitts and Nevis in Sovereign Research's Rolodex:

  • Asset protection (specialized LLCs, trusts, etc)
  • Corporate services (company formation, etc.)
  • Citizenship by Investment
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Saint Kitts and Nevis inside Sovereign Research resources
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DateNameProductType
28-Jan-2201/28/22January 2022 SMC Q&A Sovereign ConfidentialSMCQ&A
20-Jan-2201/20/22Your Total Access membership now offers all five Caribbean CBI programs at a huge discount Sovereign Total AccessTAOther
20-Jan-2201/20/22Economic Citizenship Programs (2022 Edition) Sovereign ConfidentialSMCBlack Paper
29-Jun-2106/29/21June 2021 SMC Q&A Sovereign ConfidentialSMCQ&A
25-Jun-2106/25/21Top Three Jurisdictions For Asset Protection Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert
26-Feb-2102/26/21February 2021 SMC Q&A Sovereign ConfidentialSMCQ&A
09-Feb-2102/09/21The Sovereign Man Starter Guide Sovereign ConfidentialSMCBlack Paper
25-Jan-2101/25/21Reporting requirements when applying for residency/citizenship programs Sovereign ConfidentialSMCBlack Paper
30-Dec-2012/30/20December 2020 SMC Q&A Sovereign ConfidentialSMCQ&A
28-Dec-2012/28/20With a second passport in the Caribbean, you can live in these SEVEN countries (and work in FIFTEEN) Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert
06-Nov-2011/06/20Special discount for TA members: Saint Kitts and Nevis CBI passport at the lowest price Sovereign Total AccessTAOther
31-Jan-2001/31/20January 2020 SMC Q&A Sovereign ConfidentialSMCQ&A
25-Oct-1710/25/17How to get a second passport on sale today Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert
06-Apr-1704/06/17Sovereign Man Country Rankings: The Right Country for YOU, with Simon's insights Sovereign ConfidentialSMCBlack Paper
07-Mar-1703/07/17Low-or-Zero-Tax Jurisdictions That Can Help Save You Money Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert
14-Oct-1610/14/16These countries could give you a second residency or passport in 2016 Sovereign ConfidentialSMCMonthly Letter
15-Jul-1607/15/16How to build an impenetrable wall around your assets Sovereign ConfidentialSMCMonthly Letter
26-Feb-1602/26/16Meet FATCA’s even nastier cousin: CRS Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert
19-Jan-1601/19/16Benefits of an offshore company and how to select the right jurisdiction for you Sovereign ConfidentialSMCMonthly Letter
22-Jan-1401/22/14An overview of economic citizenship options Sovereign ConfidentialSMCAlert

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