COUNTRY BACKGROUND Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is a volcanic island located in the Caribbean in the Atlantic Ocean. Its coast is home to volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages with tropical climate all year round, it is a perfect getaway destination. Although 95 percent of the country’s population speak Creole French, the official language in St. Lucia is English. The country is a member of the British Commonwealth and the United Nations and the legal system in Saint Lucia is well-respected and based on English law.

Saint Lucia GLOBAL RANKING

Rank 86 - UNDP Human Development Indicators (World)

Rank 32 - Arton Passport Power Index

INTERNATIONAL
MEMBERSHIPS

Member of British Commonwealth and the United Nations

Member of UNO and WTO, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

Association of Caribbean States, Caribbean Community

Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States and the Organization of American States.

The island also hosts the headquarters of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States in the capital city of Castries.

Benefits

VISA-FREE TRAVEL

Over 140 countries and territories, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the Schengen Area, and the United Kingdom, provide visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel.

Guaranteed by law

St. Lucia is a stable country which is part of the Commonwealth with a democracy based on the British parliamentary system.

Straightforward process

The process is intended to be simple and uncomplicated, with a 6-month deadline for obtaining your new citizenship.

TAX RELIEF

St. Lucia imposes minimal taxation, with an exception of no taxation on wealth, gift, inheritance, foreign income, or capital gain.

Minimal residency required

There are no requirements to travel to St. Lucia during or after the application. Also, there are no residency requirements.

DUAL CITIZENSHIP PERMITTED

Your present citizenship(s) do not need to be renounced, and your home authorities are not notified of your new citizenship.