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.

MaltaBiometric10 years
CyprusBiometric10 years
Antigua and BarbudaBiometric 5 years
DominicaMachine readable10 years
GrenadaBiometric 5 years
St LuciaMachine readable5 years
St Kitts and NevisBiometric10 years
MoldovaBiometric7 years
MontenegroBiometric10 years
TurkeyBiometric10 years
VanuatuMachine readable10 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.