As of Jan 2012, the Government of St.Kitts and Nevis, has increased the new investment amount. To qualify for citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis under its Citizenship-by-Investment Program, there are 2 options:
1. A non refundable charity donation of minimum US$ 250,000 to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) + payment of processing fees. Additional fees apply for accompanying family members.
2. Designated recoverable Real Estate Investment with a value of at least US$ 400,000 plus payment of various registration and other fees . Additional fees apply for any accompanying family members (see below).