St. Lucia’s passports acquired through St. Lucia’s Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) facilitate visa-free travel to more than 120 countries. Holders of St. Lucia’s passport can visit the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the Schengen Zone without visa. St. Lucia’s Citizenship by Investment Program is the first in the Caribbean region to offer purchase of non-interest bearing Government bonds.
St. Lucia is the 238 square-mile neighboring island of Martinique, located 21 miles from our Northern tip and St. Vincent, 26 miles from our Southern tip. Both are visible on a clear day. Barbados is 110 miles Southeast. Tourism accounts for approximately 65% of GDP and has been established as the highest foreign exchange earner.