Antigua & Barbuda’s citizenship by investment program was established in 2012. The country recognizes dual citizenship and provides applicants with the option of a second passport. This allows a number of benefits with visa-free travel to over 120 countries including the U.K, Hong Kong, Singapore and more. Antigua & Barbuda citizens also benefit from tax breaks, with no tax required on worldwide income, opening amazing opportunities for establishing a business in the Caribbean. In order to qualify for the Antiguan citizenship by investment program, the applicant must be over 18 years old and be able to meet the legal requirements of the program. Antigua offers 3 Investments routes for foreign investors interested in applying for its citizenship.Read More
The ideal gateway into the European economy and way of life, Bulgaria is diverse. culturally rich and perfectly placed for working and travelling in and around the continent. As one of the youngest EU member states, this beautiful country boasts a rich and diverse culture, temperate climate and ideal location in Southeast Europe.
Offered in accordance with the Foreigners in the Art. 25, para 1, items 6 or 7, of Foreigners in Republic of Bulgaria, the Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship includes a fast-track citizenship option. Acquiring a Bulgarian permanent residence through the immigration program provides investors with all the rights of a Bulgarian citizen, except the right to vote. The residence gives applicants the right to enter and leave Bulgaria freely, as well as the right to travel across all European countries visa-free.
To qualify, applicants must fulfill one of the investment options in addition to meeting the following criteria:
– Be a non-EU citizen;
– Possess a valid passport or another substitute foreign travel document;
– Have a personal net worth greater than €1 million (required by banks for the financed investment option). For the full investment option, the net worth requirement is €511.292;
– Provide documents supporting the source and origin of the declared and invested funds;
– Hold no criminal record;
– Attest the Power of Attorneys and sign the Investment Agreement;
– Pay application fees;
– Make the minimum statutory trips to Bulgaria.
WHY CHOOSE BULGARIA?
As one of the youngest EU member states, Bulgaria boasts a rich and diverse culture, temperate climate and ideal location in Southeast Europe – and the Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship in Bulgaria helps get you there faster.
Benefits of the program:
– Fast process to residency (6 to 9 months);
– Fast-track option allowing for citizenship within 2 years;
– Special exemption from physical residence enforced with legislation;
– Guaranteed investment and available financing option;
– No language requirements for residence or citizenship;
– No obligation to relinquish current nationality;
– Lowest tax rates 10% and free-trade environment within the EU.
Benefits for permanent residents:
-Free movement within the Schengen countries after Bulgaria becomes a member state;
-Access to high quality health care in Bulgaria and the EU;
-Conditional tax exemption on world income.
Benefits for citizens:
-Unrestricted right to live, work and study in Europe;
– Right to own land in an EU country.
Obtaining a bank account from the country of your new citizenship is a strategic move to manage your wealth efficiently. In certain circumstances, we are able to assist with the opening of a personal bank in your country of citizenship without the need for you to be present.Read More
Located in the north-eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and to the south of Turkey, Cyprus is the largest island in the eastern Mediterranean as well as being the third smallest country in the EU, after Malta and Luxembourg. Cyprus is famous for its rich history and fantastic beaches of the Mediterranean Sea that are attractive all year long for tourists and inhabitants. Cyprus boasts an established off-shore banking sector plus the lowest corporation taxes in the EU making for attractive international tax planning possibilities, plus many tax exemptions exist for non-residents with free trade within the European Union. The Island has signed double taxation treaties with 43 countries. The legal system is based primarily on English Common Law. English is widely spoken and understood in business and everyday life. The island offers both Citizenship & Residency options.Read More
A mountainous, forested island with a year-round tropical climate, national parks, rare homegrown birds and one of the largest boiling lakes in the world, Dominica is on its way to becoming a great tourist attraction in the future. The Citizenship by Investment Program of the Commonwealth of Dominica has been operating since 1993 and is legally entrenched in the Dominican Constitution and the Citizenship Act.Read More
Obtaining a second form of identification such as a Driving License and/or a National ID Card is an invaluable part of your identity to leverage the benefits of your second citizenship. Citizenship Invest has special arrangements to source these on behalf of its clients in most countries.Read More
Grenada, known as the ‘Spice Isle’, is one of the most beautiful and lush islands in the West Indies. Unspoiled and exotic, Grenada’s dramatic scenery, tropical rain forests, waterfalls and golden beaches will appeal to visitors from around the world. Tourism is a recent phenomenon here, so you will find many deserted beaches and enchanting scenery. The island has an excellent infrastructure with modern roads and highways, reliable electricity and water supplies in addition to a state-of-the-art communications network. The Grenada Citizenship by Investment program which started in 2013 provides you the opportunity to legally acquire a new nationality and Grenada economic citizenship promptly whilst enabling global mobility for you and your family.
E-2 treaty ‘Investor Visa’ signed between Grenada and the United States allows citizens of Grenada to operate a substantial business in the U.S. and reside therein.Read More
The Greece Golden Visa Program is considered as the most affordable residency by investment route to Europe. The Program grants visa free access to the Schengen Zone to the applicant as well as the family within 2 months of submitting an application. After 7 years of residency in Greece, the applicant may apply for Greek citizenship, at which point he/she is free to dispose of the real estate investment.
In April 2013, Greece introduced Law 4146/ 2013 which offers a renewable five-year Greek residency visa to foreign nationals who invest at least EUR 250,000 in residential real estate that is physically located in in Greece. A residence permit for five (5) years is issued and can be renewed indefinitely (for a 5-year period each time), provided that the real estate property is still owned by the applicant. However, the residence permits do not allow a right to employment of any type.Read More
In 2012 the Irish Government created the Immigrant Investor Program (lIP) to facilitate investors and business professionals from outside of the EU to avail of the opportunities of investing and locating business interests in Ireland, in order to support investment in Ireland and to enhance Ireland’s position as one of the world’s most globalized economies,
The Immigrant Investor Program facilitates non-EEA nationals and their families who commit to an approved investment in Ireland to acquire a secure residency status in Ireland. The ultimate objective of this program is job creation and facilitating further Irish economic development.
The Irish Government invests over 782 million annually in research in Ireland’s higher education institutions. The impact of this funding is that Ireland’s higher education institutions now lead the world in an increasing number of fields.
STUDY in one of the best education systems in the world for higher education achievements & BENEFIT from Ireland’s investment in the education system
CHOOSE from over 5000 internationally recognized qualifications
ACCESS world-class research opportunities in world-leading programs
CONNECT with career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland
ACHIEVE your ambitions in Europe’s most entrepreneurial country
JOIN the 35,000 international students from 162 countries enjoying Ireland’s vibrant culture
LIVE in an English-speaking country
EXPERIENCE living in one of the friendliest and safest countries in the worldRead More
Situated in North-Eastern Europe with a coastline along the Baltic Sea, Latvia has borders with Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania. Not much more than a decade after it regained independence during the demise of the Soviet Union, Latvia became a European Union Member in May 2004. Latvia is also a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and in 2014 became a member of the Eurozone, accepting the Euro as its method of currency.
The Latvian government launched its Golden Visa Program in 2010 in order to attract foreign investors from third countries and make local economy benefit from their investments. Latvian Temporary Residency Permit (TR) is issued for 5 years and renewable annually. The TR allows its holders visa-free travel to all Schengen states. After five years of Temporary Residence, living in Latvia and passing language test it is possible to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). While passport is not guaranteed, under certain conditions, after 10 years of PR & passing Citizenship Test it is possible to apply for Citizenship & Passport. As the cheapest Residency by Investment Program in Europe, Latvia offers investors a wide range of benefits:
With the Oct.2013 Amendment to Latvia Law Dual Citizenship is permitted with certain countries.Read More
Montenegro emerged as a sovereign state after just over 55% of the population opted for independence in a May 2006 referendum. Montenegro, which means “Black Mountain”, borders Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Serbia’s breakaway province of Kosovo and Albania. A NATO member, Montenegro is on the agenda for future enlargement of the European Union by 2025. It already uses the euro as its currency and is in the process of integrating EU legislation into national law.
According to the World Bank, Montenegro is one of the fastest growing economies in the Balkans and is quickly becoming a key destination for some of the most important industries around the world due to its strategic position. As a young state, it truly offers a unique potential for investors seeking mobility, safety, security, opportunity, and increased quality of life.
After years of consideration, in 2018 Montenegro finally decided to join the ever-expanding list of countries seeking to attract foreign direct investments through citizenship by investment programs. Effective January 2019 this program is available for up to 2,000 applicants from non-EU countries (with no restricted list of countries), for a limited period of 3 years.
At a starting investment of €250,000 in your own Govt. Approved CBI Property & a €100,000 one-time non-refundable Government Contribution, Montenegro’s program is one of the most competitive CBI Program in Europe.
What makes the program even more attractive is its application speed, which allows permanent residence status within 3 weeks without undermining thorough due diligent processes. Citizenship is then granted within a period of 6 months as permanent residents. No Minimum stay or Relocation Requirements.
The Montenegrin passport is currently ranked 37th in the world by ”The Passport Index” (www.passportindex.org) allowing citizens visa-free travel to 117 countries, and is expected to grow significantly following EU accession.Read More
The small historic island of Malta lies in the heart of the Mediterranean. The country has a very rich history with a great number of historic sites related to its succession of leaders including from the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Moors, Normans, French and British. After 160 years of British rules, The Country obtained its independence in 1964. The island offers both Citizenship & Residency options. Malta has 2 main residency solutions on offer as follows:
1.MPRP – Malta Permanent Residency Program – Golden Visa: Program started in 2015 & was revamped in April 2020. Permanent Residence based on ongoing satisfaction of requirements. No Minimum or Maximum stay requirements.
2.MGRP – Malta Government Residency Program: Program started in 2013. Residence in Malta based on an annual tax contribution to Malta Government. 182 days physical residency in Malta.Read More
The small historic island of Malta lies in the heart of the Mediterranean. The country has a very rich history with a great number of historic sites related to its succession of leaders including from the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Moors, Normans, French and British. After 160 years of British rules, The Country obtained its independence in 1964. The island offers both Citizenship & Residency options. Below is Malta’s Citizenship by Investment Program:
1.MEIN – Malta Citizenship by Direct Investment of the Republic of Malta (IIP): Program started 2014 & was revamped in November 2020. Passport by investment- based on one time contribution to Malta Government, some investment and ongoing satisfaction of requirements. No minimum stay required.Read More
Congratulations on your marriage! Share now the amazing benefits of your second citizenship with your spouse. We process the citizenship and passport for your spouse in record time as a dependent under your application.Read More
You now have a newborn baby and want him/her to also have the same citizenship. We are always happy for our clients when we hear the great news of new additions to the family. We ensure your new baby has a passport in the shortest possible timeframe.Read More
Have you lost your new second passport? Well, there is nothing to stress about. We can obtain a replacement passport within record time. We keep our clients’ files in our archives which makes the process faster and easier. Alternatively, you can do it directly at the closest consulate to your country.Read More
The Portugal Golden Visa Program was developed by the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in October 2012, to promote foreign investment and to provide opportunities for Non-EU citizens to live and travel within a secure and stable EU country.
Foreign investors are invited to pursue investment activities in Portugal through the transfer of capital, creating jobs or acquiring real estate, in return for a five year Residence Permit that allows its holders to work, live, study and travel visa free in Schengen countries.
The investor first obtains a Schengen Visa valid for one year under the Portugal Golden Visa Program. After one year, a Residence permit is issued and this is then renewed at 3 and 5 years respectively. After 5 years the investor may then apply for a Permanent Residence Permit. The investor may apply for Citizenship and passport after 6 years of residency in Portugal.Read More
You don’t need to go anywhere else but us once your second passport expires. We would prepare the required documents to obtain your new passport. We apply on your behalf in your country of citizenship and you can collect it from our offices. Alternatively, you can do it directly with the consulate.Read More
Spain boasts the world’s 14th largest economy and regularly ranks highly for standard and cost of living and quality of life. It is a Southern European country comprising 17 autonomous regions. The country is bordered by Portugal to its west and France and Andorra to its north. Spain has a population of around 47 million and the local currency is the Euro.
The Spanish Government introduced the Residences Visa Law 14/2013 on the 27th September 2013 to support entrepreneurs and internationalization. The law offers the opportunity for non-EU citizens to obtain a Residence Permit by investing in Real Estate in Spain for a minimum value of €500,000 Euros. A residence permit for 1 year is issued and can be renewed (for a 2-year period each time), provided that the real estate property is still owned by the applicant.
While Spanish residency-by-investment is beneficial on its own, another huge advantage is that it also offers a path to European citizenship. If you’re looking long-term, you can apply for full Spanish citizenship after 7 years of residency.
FAST, FLEXIBLE FREEDOM: Obtain your European residency in just two to three months with Spain’s fast track process. You can apply for your residence permit without the need to reside or visit the country. It is also possible to apply for full citizenship further down the line.
EASY EUROPEAN TRAVEL: As a Spanish resident or golden visa holder, you can travel freely throughout the Schengen Area. It is even possible to reside in these countries for up to three months within any six-month period.
BUSINESS BENEFITS: Establishing a business in Spain offers easy access to the markets of the EU and North Africa. You’ll also benefit from an attractive tax regime, as tax obligations only apply to those residing in Spain for six months or more every year.
SECURITY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY: Your Spanish residency extends to your spouse and any dependent children, allowing your family to live, work and study in Spain with you.Read More
St. Kitts and Nevis are located in the exotic Eastern Caribbean region. It established St. Kitts and Nevis Economic Citizenship Program in 1984. Now, the most-renowned second passport program of its kind in the world. This twin nation blends beautiful beaches with stunning mountains and jungle-draped dormant volcanoes, making it the serene landscape melting pot it is. A Federation country, also known as the Federation of St Kitts & Nevis, named after the famous Christopher Columbus, derived from his description of the clouds atop Nevis Peak as las nieves, or ‘the snows’. St. Kitts offers the oldest and most respected route to Citizenship by Investment with visa-free access to over 140 countries.Read More
Named after St. Lucy, a Roman Catholic Saint, the island of Saint Lucia is located in the Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean. This volcanic island is part of the Windward Island and situated close to the islands of Martinique and St. Vincent. The island is famous for its 2 volcanic mountain caps – “The Pitons” based in a World Heritage Site. Also, it boasts the world’s only drive-in volcano.
The St Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program, also known as St Lucia CIP, is a respected and government approved program. There are no capital gains or inheritance taxes in St. Lucia. You will not be taxed on worldwide income if you’re simply holding a citizenship and are not a resident of St. Lucia. Property tax is levied on all properties.Read More
Once the center of the Ottoman Empire, the modern secular republic was established in the 1920s by nationalist leader Kemal Ataturk. Straddling the continents of Europe and Asia, Turkey’s strategically important location has given it major influence in the region – and control over the entrance to the Black Sea. It has double the GDP of Greece and Portugal combined, with a diversified economy and numerous multinational and blue-chip companies having their European head offices there.
Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program has been in existence since 2017. In September of 2018, the minimum real estate investment for obtaining Turkish citizenship, was reduced to $250,000 (down from $1M) – making it one of the cheapest CIP’s in the world.
Since the reduction, property sales to foreigners have increased by over 150%, mainly, but not restricted to investors from other Muslim majority countries, looking for an alternative citizenship.
Turkey is rapidly emerging as a popular destination for investment migration, thanks in part to its low cost of living, rich culture, and great lifestyle. Also, a Turkish passport is one of the most valuable passports in the Muslim world, with visa free travel to 114 countries, and access to the US E-2 Visa.Read More
Entrepreneurs and Investors are encouraged to both invest in and develop business activity in the United Kingdom. For UK Citizenship, Entrepreneurs and Investors are encouraged to both invest in and develop business activity in the United Kingdom. Effective 29 March2019 UK Government has abolished the UK Tier1 Entrepreneur Visa. This is replaced by “Start-up” & “Innovative Visa” Categories.
•Start-up visa – 2 years (after which the applicant may qualify for the innovator)
•Innovator visa – 3 years
Applicants can obtain ILR after having had the Innovator visa for 3 years, if they do not qualify from the outset for the Innovator visa, they may apply for the Start-up visa as a bridge to obtain the innovator visa after a period of 2 years.
Innovator Visa mandates the availability of a certain amount of funds for investment, maintenance, govt. charges, creation of employment for UK citizens & No employment is permitted for the Investor other than the business(es) invested in.Read More
The EB-5 law, enacted in 1990, is intended to generate employment-creation, as well as foreign investment, in the United States. Foreign investors must meet specific United States Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) requirements to obtain their permanent residency through the EB-5 visa program. In general, the investor must meet capital investment amount requirements, job creation requirements, and ensure that the business receiving the investment qualifies for the EB-5 program. EB-5 visa applicants, their spouse, and their children under 21 will obtain their permanent residency green card once all requirements have been successfully met and approved by the USCIS.Read More
Vanuatu, officially known as the Republic of Vanuatu, is an archipelago nation, spread across 82 islands in the south Pacific Ocean. The country’s capital and largest city is Port Villa and its official languages are Bislama, French and English – though over 100 languages are estimated to be spoken locally. The local currency is the Vanuatu Valu (VAV).
Vanuatu enjoys strong relationships with many powerful nations around the world, with close cultural and economic ties to Australia, New Zealand and much of the European Union. The country is also a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund.
Vanuatu represents most people’s idea of paradise. This largely undiscovered tropical chain of islands in the south Pacific is peaceful, vibrant and culturally diverse, as well as offering deserted beaches, rugged landscapes and ancient culture, Vanuatu also offers up a warm welcome to international travelers to its shores,
But there’s much more to this island nation than white sand, blue skies and clear seas, Vanuatu offers a stable, secure, home from home for those who want it, as well as a passport offering incredible global freedom for investors wishing to spread their wings,
WHY CHOOSE VANUATU?
FAST ACCESS TO SECOND CITIZENSHIP: The Vanuatu Honorary Citizenship Program is incredibly fast. You could have your new passport in-hand within 45-60 days,
HASSLE-FREE TRAVEL: Vanuatu passport holders can travel to 125 countries on visa-free or visa-on-arrival terms. That includes the UK and all of Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Russia & much more.
BUSINESS BENEFITS: Vanuatu is tax-free, apart from VAT and customs tax. That means zero corporation tax for both domestic and international companies, and exemption from capital gains,
A SAFE AND SECURE FUTURE FOR YOUR FAMILY: Your Vanuatu citizenship extends to up to four direct family members. This means spouse, children under 18, dependent children under 25, and dependent parents over the age of 65.
A MORE EXCLUSIVE PASSPORT: Not as widely promoted or widely known, A very interesting alternative to the usual Caribbean programs.
Residency Requirement: No mandatory residency requirements.Read More
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