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Dominica passport even more powerful with China visa waiver

Dominica passport even more powerful with China visa waiver

A historic mutual visa waiver agreement has been signed between China and Commonwealth of Dominica enabling citizens of both countries to travel freely.  This has been a great and important milestone in the bilateral relations between Dominica and the People’s Republic of China The agreement  was signed on Monday, November 22, 2021 by Prime Minister Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and the…

Last minute rush for St Kitts CIP

Last minute rush for St Kitts CIP

The CEO of St Kitts and Nevis CBI unit Mr. Les Khan, has announced there will be no extension of Government Limited time discount offer beyond Dec 31, 2021.  Currently the Government offers limited time discount for four member family of USD 150,000 under SGF fund (instead of USD 195,000). The Limited time discount has been running for more than…

St Kitts opens embassy in UAE

St Kitts opens embassy in UAE

The Government of St Kitts and Nevis has opened a new embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE to strengthen bilateral ties with the United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, officially opened the Federation’s Embassy in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates during a brief but auspicious ceremony held earlier today, Wednesday,…

Want to escape military service? Get a second citizenship

Want to escape military service? Get a second citizenship

A Growing number of countries require mandatory military service or conscription drafting its citizens. Thousands of Young men in more than 60 countries around the world face the prospect of mandatory military conscription – can be served with draft papers and forced to serve in their national militaries. One easy way to escape drafting is move out to a country where…

CBI and Golden visas won’t be there forever

CBI and Golden visas won’t be there forever

Despite a huge popularity of CBI and golden visa programs, these programs often come and go due to changing geopolitical climate and tightening of border crossing rules. We have seen this trend in the past during 1990’s a number of pacific countries operated a citizenship for sale schemes for a decade and then shutdown aftermath 9/11. Cyprus scrapped their infamous…

Which is the cheapest CBI?

Which is the cheapest CBI?

The Caribbean countries offer some of the low cost and easily affordable citizenship by investment programs in the World. As far as we can tell, there are only 4 cheapest CBI programs – St Lucia, Dominica, Antigua, Vanuatu hitting above the $100,000 range. These are the most cost effective and affordable to many families. All other programs such as St…

How to add spouse and child for St Kitts CBI?

How to add spouse and child for St Kitts CBI?

The St Kitts CBI program allows adding spouse, sibling and children post obtaining citizenship of the main applicant. This is however subjected to additional fee. Many investors do not know the provision of post citizenship addition of family members for St Kitts and Nevis. There is no requirement to pay the $150,000 donation to family members if the main applicant…

Antigua CIP ineligible applicants and citizenship deprivation

Antigua CIP ineligible applicants and citizenship deprivation

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program (ABCIP) was established following parliamentary assent to the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Regulations 2014. The Regulations regarding Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda are contained in Section 6 of the Citizenship by Investment Act, 2014. These provisions allow the government to operate a program under which citizenship is granted to persons…

Visa refused applicants ineligible for CBI and Golden visas

Visa refused applicants ineligible for CBI and Golden visas

There an important connection between Visa refusal and citizenship by investment (CBI).  Normally a visa  refusal from UK/Schengen is seen as red flag when screening candidates for their background. It is the no.1 mistake made by many citizenship investors – they automatically assume they can apply for CBI programs concealing visa denials. The visa denied information are recorded electronically and…

Origins of Investment Migration

Origins of Investment Migration

The Origins of Investment migration, that is offering residence or citizenship in recognition of a financial contribution to the government, predates far back as Ancient Greece. Within pre-modern Europe, it was relatively common to grant citizenship and residence in cities for a specified fee. Some of these pecuniary channels extended into the twentieth century, as was the case with Liechtenstein.…