Location:Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico; Capital:Castries; Time Difference:UTC -4; Total Area:616 km2; Population:163,922 Population Growth-0.34%; Age Demographics:0-14: 20.8%, 15-24: 16.3%, 25-54: 42.9%, 55-64: 9.2%, 65+: 10.8%; Language:English (official), French patois; Religion:Roman Catholic: 61.5%, Protestant: 25.5%, other Christian: 3.4%, Other: 9.6%; Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm; Currency:East Caribbean dollars (XCD); Exchange Rate:1 USD = 2.7 XCD (2013); GDP (per capita):11,600 USD GDP (purchasing power parity) 1.978 billion USD (2014); Visa free countries:118.
Saint Lucia s a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Its coast is home to beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rainforest lead to waterfalls like the 15m-high Toraille, which pours over a cliff into a garden. The capital, Castries, is a popular cruise port.
Saint Lucia has recently passed the Citizenship by Investment Act No. 14 of 2015 which enables persons to acquire citizenship of Saint Lucia upon making a qualifying investment in the island.
The Act provides that any person over the age of 18 who meets the qualifying criteria, together with his/her dependents, may apply to be registered as a citizen of Saint Lucia.
GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION FEES(REALESTATE/ENTERPRISE)
- US$ 50,000: Main Applicant
- US$ 35,000: Spouse or dependent above 16
- US$ 25,000: Dependent child bellow 18
DUE DILIGENCE FEES
- US$ 7,500: Main applicant
- US$ 5000: Per dependent above 16
Biometric passport fees for main applicant and upto two dependents are included in the advosory fees.