The Validity of CBI passport is a very important deciding factor, when you chose the best citizenship by investment (cbi) program.
CBI passports come with five or ten year validity, exception is Moldova.
Long validity passports save lot of time and you dont need to go through the renewal process every 5 years.
The Biometric passports provide a greater security for passports than machine readable passports. Biometric passports hold fingerprints, facial keypoints and iris data in the chip.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Biometric||5 years|
|Dominica||Machine readable||10 years|
|St Lucia||Machine readable||5 years|
|St Kitts and Nevis||Biometric||10 years|
|Vanuatu||Machine readable||10 years|
Note: Antigua issues five year passport initially, but when renewed, the passport validity is 10 years. Antigua Passports cannot be renewed if the passport holder dont visit the island or dont spend 5 days in the islands.