Mr. Michael Martin has been appointed the new head of the St.Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU). Michael Martin is a proud citizen of St.Kitts & Nevis who has prior work experience in managing positions at different local financial services companies. He has qualifications in International Compliance, Business, and International Trust Management.
Mr. Martin recognizes the importance of the citizenship by investment program for the country. He intends to rebrand and refocus the programme, define goals, create new investment options and redefine target clients. Most recently there has been creation of the citizenship by investment dividend which will provide EC 250 to EC 500 per resident and citizen of the country that will be issued through social security. It will be interesting to see how this pans out in the future.
The St.Kitts & Nevis citizenship by investment unit has undergone an evolution with many changes implemented for 2023. The goals for the citizenship by investment program for 2023 are to advance the country and maintain its position as a leader in the citizenship by investment industry.
There are different options to obtain St.Kitts & Nevis citizenship which include; donation option to the Sustainable Growth Fund, investment in government approved real estate, private home sales option, and public good project.
Citizens of St.Kitts & Nevis enjoy visa free travel to many countries around the world. The St.Kitts & Nevis passport is recognized as the platinum brand in the industry, with many top entrepreneurs in the world having the St.Kitts & Nevis passport.