- August 18, 2017
- Posted by: CIP Journal
- Category: Citizenship, Passports
St Lucia has been ranked 5th among Citizenship by investment program rankings in a survey by CBI Index. The CBI Index is a rating system designed to measure the performance and appeal of global citizenship by investment programmes across a broad range of indicators known as 7 pillars.
Dominica and St Kitts secure the top two rankings in this survey.
St Lucia and Dominica has the cheapest citizenship by investment programmes in the Caribbean offering passport to investors, starting from $100,000 contribution.
The seven ratings given to St Lucia (out of 10) are
- Freedom of Movement: 6/10
- Standard of Living: 6/10
- Minimum Investment Outlay: 10/10
- Mandatory travel or residence: 10/10
- Ease of processing: 9/10
- Citizenship timeline: 7/10
- Due Diligence: 5/10
St Lucia passport has visa free access to United Kingdom, Schengen Area, Singapore, Chile, Malaysia etc.