St. Lucia Joins Caribbean Nations in Signing Memorandum of Agreement

St. Lucia Joins Caribbean Nations in Signing Memorandum of Agreement
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The government of St. Lucia has formally announced its decision to implement a minimum investment threshold of $200,000 for its Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP), effective as of June 30th, 2024. This strategic adjustment brings St. Lucia’s policy in alignment with that of four other esteemed Caribbean nations.

This pivotal decision comes in the wake of the recent ceremonial signing of a comprehensive Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) by the distinguished Prime Ministers of Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Kitts & Nevis. Such concerted efforts underline a collective commitment to fostering greater collaboration and harmonization within the realm of citizenship investment initiatives across the region.

In light of these developments, we earnestly encourage prospective applicants to expeditiously avail themselves of our consulting services to ensure the meticulous preparation and timely submission of their applications, thus maximizing their prospects of securing citizenship within the stipulated timeframe.

As delineated in the MoA, any prospective alterations to the terms governing the aforementioned initiatives shall necessitate unanimous consent, thereby exemplifying a steadfast dedication to fostering enhanced cohesion and synergy among the participating nations’ respective programs.

Moreover, the signatory countries have collectively resolved to embark upon a multifaceted approach aimed at:

  1. Information Sharing: Facilitating the establishment of a robust digital platform designed to facilitate the seamless exchange of pertinent applicant data, thereby augmenting transparency and accountability pertaining to program revenues and disbursements.
  2. Regulation: Pioneering the establishment of a centralized regional authority entrusted with the formulation and enforcement of standardized regulatory frameworks governing the operation of citizenship investment programs. Such endeavors shall be meticulously crafted in strict adherence to prevailing industry best practices, thereby engendering an environment conducive to sustainable growth and development.
  3. Security Screening: Affirming a commitment to concerted collaboration in the realm of security screening, whereby the comprehensive vetting of approved citizens and the expeditious retrieval of invalidated passports shall be prioritized to fortify the integrity and efficacy of the respective programs.
  4. Agent Regulation and Marketing: Undertaking concerted efforts to institute uniform standards and regulations governing the conduct of agents engaged in the facilitation and marketing of citizenship investment initiatives, thus ensuring adherence to ethical and professional norms whilst safeguarding the interests of all stakeholders involved.

So the recent developments underscore a shared commitment among the participating nations to foster a climate of transparency, accountability, and integrity within the realm of citizenship investment programs, thereby positioning the Caribbean region as a paragon of excellence in this burgeoning field.

Citizenship Network is together with you on all the steps of your new passport process.


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