The smallest sovereign state in the Americas located in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies, the Federation unites the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, although both islands maintain certain independent regulation. The English-speaking islands remain under-developed by caribbean standards; tourism, the principal economy of the islands, has been growing steadily bringing with it new hotel and resort developments. Both islands have international airports and are connected by two ferry lines. The islands are very naturallu diverse, with extensive flora and fauna; it is estimated that St. Kitts & Nevis currently has a larger vervet monkey population than humans.
THE LONGEST-STANDING CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME
The Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis, also known as St. Kitts and Nevis, has the longest-standing (established in 1984) citizenship by investment initiative in the world.
- A St. Kirrs & Nevis Passport allows visa-free travel to more tan 150+ countries, including all European Union countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Caribbean, and Commonwealth nations. Citizens can often acquire long-term travel visas to the United States of America.
- The island federation impodes no residency requirement and no income ,wealth, or in heritance taxes.
- There is no requirement to visit St. Kitts & Nevis in order to qualify for citizenship, all applicants are subject to a strict background check.
- The grating of citizenship is at the sole discretion of the government; there is no guarantee that the applicant will be aproved.