Siblings can be a brother or sister (biological or adopted) of a main applicant or spouse. If you are applying with siblings for citizenship by investment (CBI), you must carefully select the right CBI program. Not all countries allow siblings to be included in the family applications, there are also strict rules (eg. Age limit). In a nutshell, only the Caribbean CBI accept siblings (particularly Grenada and Antigua are more open). Siblings wont be possible in European citizenship programs. Take a look of our compilation below..

1.St.Kitts & Nevis

Siblings not accepted under the following CBI amended rules from 2023.

2. St.Lucia

Siblings are allowed to be included in the CIP application but subjected to the following criteria ..

  • Main applicant only
  • Unmarried
  • Under 18 years of age
  • Consent required from parents or guardian

3. Dominica

Siblings are not accepted for CBI program after new rules came into from Sep 15, 22,. Siblings not accepted as dependent under any circumstances (of main applicant or spouse)

4. Grenada

Siblings are accepted (biological or adopted) provided the following conditions are met. Note the key difference here is siblings of spouse also accepted which makes Grenada desirable for big families.

  • Siblings of Main Applicant
  • Siblings of Spouse of Main applicant
  • Must be above 18 years.
  • Unmarried
  • No children

5. Antigua & Barbuda

Siblings of main applicant and/or spouse are accepted subjected to the following rules

  • Siblings of main applicant
  • Siblings of spouse
  • No age limit
  • Unmarried

6. Turkey

Turkey CBI does not accept siblings as family members for citizenship by financial investments. Only children, spouse and parents accepted.

7. Vanuatu

Vanuatu does not permit siblings under the DSP, VCP or real estate citizenship program.

8. Malta

Malta does not permit siblings to be included in the direct citizenship by investment by exception program.