By Lionel Iruke, Esq.Managing Attorney Empire
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Date: March 19, 2016
CASTERIES, SAINT LUCIA, St. Lucia’s official motto describes it the best, the land, the people, the light. A delightful destination in the Caribbean, with sun, sand and the Sea, Saint Lucia is the perfect holiday and citizenship destination. Yes, you heard it right! St. Lucia is now one of the newest countries to offer citizenship by investment and allows you to get one of the best citizenships of the world through a simplified process.
Gone are the days when the Visa Process would bind your travel plans, Saint Lucia Citizenship and by proxy a Saint Lucia passport will ensure that your dreams shape your destination. You can now acquire a St. Lucia passport through the Saint Lucia passport program which has been introduced as the Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program in 2015.
Requirements for the Saint Lucia Passport Program
In order to apply the application must include, among other things, the following:
- non-refundable processing fees;
- a health certificate by a medical professional with respect to each applicant and dependant;
- a police certificate from the applicant’s country of birth and any other country in which the applicant resided for more than one year during the last 10 years before submitting the application;
- a banker’s reference letter;
- a detailed proposal of your qualifying investment;
- the applicant’s sworn affidavit and support documents declaring financial resources of at least three million USD ($3,000,000.00); and
- sworn affidavit of support of each qualifying dependent (if applicable).
For a full list of requirements visit us at www.empireglobal.partners/saint-lucia-citizenship-by-investment
Benefits of the Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program
With visa-free access to more than 120 countries including the Schengen Zone, it is one of the best passports to have in the world, perfectly complementing your high flying lifestyle. Plus, the yearly cap of 500 applicants ensures that you retain an exclusive passport with unparalleled benefits.
What Can You Invest In for the Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program?
With the simplified Citizenship by Investment Program, it is one of the least well-known programs countries to get citizenship and be we make the process simpler. The Citizenship by Investment Program has four investment options, keeping in mind the varied needs of applicants. You can choose either to invest in real estate, bonds, pre-approved enterprise projects and even make a single one-time contribution to your new country of citizenship. All the options and the charges for the program are highly reasonable and are among the best in the world. That’s not all; the program also provides options for including your family as well, so your family stays by your side ensuring complete peace of mind. The entire process is backed by the new Citizenship by Investment Act of 2015 ensuring a strong legal foundation for the program.
The program has been designed for the Globe trotter and the High Net worth individual in a manner that does not interfere with his lifestyle. The entire process is completed within three months and you acquire one of the best passports in the world. It also takes care of your tax planning needs and there is no taxation of your worldwide income. The fact that you need not need to travel to St. Lucia during the entire duration and there is no residence requirement is the cherry on the cake.
Empire: A Professional Services & Advisory Firm Dedicated to Help You Apply for you Saint Lucia Passport
So, what are you waiting for, you have already taken the first step to your dream of hassle-free travel and a secure lifestyle for your family. Let Empire, a Professional Services & Advisory Firm focused on the Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program takes you closer to St. Lucia citizenship. With a dedicated team, Empire will guide you through every step. So, visit www.empireglobal.partners and acquire one of the best citizenships in the world today.
For more information please visit:
Government of Saint Lucia
To know more about the country, please visit:
Government of Saint Lucia
For more information on the legislation behind the program, please visit:
Citizenship by Investment Act No 14 of 2015
Citizenship by Investment Saint Lucia Regulations S.I. 89 of 2015
Citizenship by Investment Amendment Saint Lucia Regulations S.I. No. 3 of 2016