Required Investment & Government Fees

At the time of submission of an application to Government (regardless of whether via the SGF or Real Estate option), the following non-refundable fees are due to Government:


US $7,500.00 for due diligence and processing fees for the main applicant


US $4,000.00 for due diligence background checks and processing fees for each dependent over 16 years

Real Estate Option

Applicants may qualify for citizenship through an investment in a pre-approved real estate project, which may include hotel shares, villas, and condominium units.

The minimum real estate investment required by law is US$200,000 (resalable after 7 years) or US$400,000 (resalable after 5 years) for each main applicant.

On approval in principle of an application made through a real estate investment, a Government fee applies, as follows:

– Main applicant: US$35,050
– Spouse of the main applicant: US$20,050
– Any other qualified dependent of the main applicant regardless of age: US$10,050

In addition to these fees, real estate buyers should be aware of purchase costs
(mainly compulsory insurance fund contributions and conveyance fees).

Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation Contributions

Applicants may qualify for citizenship through a contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF).

Single applicant: a non-refundable contribution of US$150,000 is required

Main applicant with up to three dependents (for example, a spouse and two children):
– A non-refundable contribution of US$195,000 is required
– Spouse $25,000.00
– Dependents $10,000

*Additional dependents, regardless of Age: US$10,000