Option 1: Investing in Real Estate in a Government Approved Project:
Under this Option, the Principal Applicant is required to make a minimum investment in a Government Approved Real Estate Project irrespective of the number of dependents that are included in his or her application. A property acquired under this Option may be resold after 5 years following the grant of citizenship.
Option 2: Purchase of Government Bonds
The Principal Applicant invests in 5-year non-interest bearing Government bonds which shall be registered and remain in the name of the Principal Applicant. The investment sum will be returned to the Principal Applicant at the end of the 5-year holding period.
Option 3: Donation to the National Economic Fund (NEF)
The Principal Applicant contributes to the National Economic Fund (NEF) on behalf of himself/herself and his/her family. The NEF is established by law and will contribute to the economic development of St. Lucia.
Option 4: Enterprise Project Investment
Under this Option, the Principal Applicant makes an investment in an approved enterprise project. There are two pathways under this Option:
(a) Single Person Investment in an approved project plus the creation of at least 3 permanent jobs; or
(b) Multiple Person Joint Investment in an approved project plus the creation of at least 6 permanent jobs.