St. Kitts and Nevis is the first country that requires particular attention. This country has the world’s oldest citizenship by investment program. It grants citizenship to investors in as little as 60 days after they file an application. Currently, there are two investing categories. A $150,000 US gift to a Sustainable Growth Fund for a person or a family of up to four people, or Purchase a $200,000 U.S. property for seven years or a $400,000 U.S. After paying processing fees for five years, a candidate and any family members will be awarded full citizenship.

St. Kitts and Nevis passports are well-known across the world and allow its visa-free holder to travel to 156 countries across the world, including the European Union, the United Kingdom, Russia, and virtually all of South America. More information about the program in St. Kitts and Nevis may be found here.