Comparison of programs

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Antigua and Barbuda Grenada Dominica Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia
Launching of Citizenship by investment program 2013 2013 1993 1984 2016
Investment options Donation / Real estate investment / Business investment Donation / Real estate investment Donation / Real estate investment Donation / Real estate investment Donation / Real estate investment
Minimal investment min US$ 100 000 min US$ 150 000 min US$ 100 000 min US$ 150 000 min US$ 100 000
Government fee min US$ 25 000 Application fee - US$ 1500 , processing fee (per person) - US$ 1500/500 US$ 1000 Only for real estate investment: US$ 35 000 - main applicant, US$ 25 000 - spouse, US$ 10 000 - every additional family member Processing fee: US$ 2000 main applicant / US$ 1000 every additional family member / real estate investment fee US$ 50 000 main applicant, US$ 35 000 every additional family member over 18 y.o., US$ 25 000 every additional family member under 18 y.o.
Due diligence US$ 7 500 - main applicant / US$ 7 500 - spouse / children and parents -US$ 2 000 or US$ 4 000 US$ 5000 - main applicant, spouse, children over 16 y.o. and parents US$ 7500 - main applicant / US$ 4000 - spouse, children over 16 y.o. and parents US$ 7500 - main applicant / US$ 4000 - spouse, children over 16 y.o. and parents US$ 7500 - main applicant / US$ 5000 - spouse, children over 16 y.o. and parents
Timelines to citizenship 3-5 months 5-7 months 3-5 months 6-8 months 6-8 months
Including of family members in the application YES YES YES YES YES
Will children inherit citizenship? YES YES YES YES NO
Dual citizenship allowed? YES YES YES YES YES
Visa-free countries 150 130+ 130+ 140+ 120+
Visa-free entrance to the UK YES YES YES YES YES
Visa-free entrance to Schengen countries YES YES YES YES YES
Visa-free entrance to the US NO NO, possibility to obtain E-2 visa NO NO NO
Passport valid The first passport is valid for 5 years, future passports — 10 years 10 years 10 years 10 years 10 years
Necessity to visit the country Yes, it is necessary to spend 5 days in first 5 years NO NO NO NO
Necessity to live in the country NO NO NO NO NO
Terms of resale 5 years 4 years 3 years 5 years 5 years
Possibility to resale Highly possible Average probability Low possibility Highly possible Average probability
Maximum estimated ROI 8% 3-4% 1-2% 8-10%
Residency YES YES NO YES NO
TIN YES YES. in case of investment in particular real estate projects NO NO NO
Restrictions YES. Citizens of Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somali, North Korea, Yemen cannot participate in citizenship by investment program NO NO YES. Citizens of Afghanistan, Iran, North Korea cannot participate in citizenship by investment program NO
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