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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Invest Saint Lucia?

Invest Saint Lucia is the official Investment Promotion Agency of the Government of Saint Lucia and is responsible for the attraction of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Saint Lucia. It is also responsible for stimulating and facilitating investment opportunities for local investors.

What are Invest Saint Lucia's main services?

We help companies settle in our country providing specialized advisory and guidance in the following areas: investment advisory, investment facilitation, set-up and investment retention or expansion.

Our Services:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the local and international processes required to establish a business and investment
  • Keen, real-time understanding of investor needs and trends
  • Facilitation and professional guidance to navigate the official investment processes
  • Complete understanding of available incentives and resources to foster growth and expand your business
  • Seamless connections with primary agencies in trade, tourism, development and primary sectors
  • Assistance with factory shell space and land via seven industrial estates and land strategically located throughout the island’s economic hubs
  • Providing precise and reliable information and analysis
  • Identifying sites for bespoke business development
  • Matching investors with sector-specific projects
  • Facilitating site visits and familiarisation tours
  • Introducing potential investors to local industry and commerce
  • Business start-up facilitation and aftercare support
Does Invest Saint Lucia charge for its services?

All of our services are free of charge.

Who can use the services of Invest Saint Lucia?

All investors, both national and foreign.

What are the main investment sectors promoted by Saint Lucia?

Since its creation, Invest Saint Lucia (formerly National Development Corporation) has promoted Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in strategic sectors such as Manufacturing and Agro-processing, Tourism and Business Outsourcing Services to generate employment and greater opportunities for its people with the goal of contributing to the socio-economic development of Saint Lucia.

How many jobs are created by investments in Saint Lucia?

In 2020, the companies in the various sectors of tourism, business process outsourcing and manufacturing created 1,360 jobs in the country from investments facilitated by Invest Saint Lucia. For more information, please visit the resource centre.