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Naturalization time for citizenship in 190 countries

Naturalization is an act of acquiring citizenship by migrants in a foreign country after legally living certain number of years, paying taxes, speaking language and fully integrating to culture.   The rules of naturalization vary from country to country but typically include a promise to obeying and upholding that country’s laws.  Naturalization laws in some countries require renouncing previous citizenship.…

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Dual citizenship in 160+ countries

Dual citizens are citizens of more than one state.  It also refers to citizenship status.   The concept of dual citizenship is widely accepted by many countries in America, Europe while in Asia and Africa it is less tolerant. The citizenship laws vary by country are quite complicated in terms of birth, marriage, naturalization and for children.   Some countries prohibit dual citizenship holders…

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Portugal golden visa for €1m Govt bonds

Many of you might be aware Portugal offers golden visa for 350,000€ in real estate, which remains the most popular real estate route, only few heard about Government bond option of portuguese golden visa.   Portugal does offer golden visa for buying government debt under the capital transfer option  requires equal to or above €1m euros.   It is possible…

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Irish immigrant investor scheme statistics

Ireland has the world’s best immigrant investor scheme in the world, with excellent access to healthcare, education, powerful passport attracting large number of UHNW investors from Asia and other parts of the world. The Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) dubbed as irish golden visa, was introduced in April 2012 to encourage inward investment and create business and employment opportunities in the…

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Passport for buying treasury bonds

Only a very few countries offer a passport for buying government debt in the form of treasury bills, bonds, securities and certificates.  Turkey and St Lucia offer citizenship in exchange for investment  treasury bonds for USD 500,000   Governments issue public debt in the form of bonds issued to citizens, international investors and companies.   A T-Bill is a short…

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Citizenship/Naturalization Fees

These are the costs involved for citizenship applications in the these thirty five countries. The UK has the most expensive fee for citizenship applications, whereas France and Spain have the lowest costs associated with citizenship / naturalization applications. Some countries also have expensive passport fee. Citizenship leads to passport. 1. United Kingdom Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens –  £1,000 Nationality…

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Malta Due Diligence Conference 2019

MIIPA Agency invites public for Second Citizenship by Investment Due Diligence Conference 2019 taking place in June   This event is one important due diligence conference for experts and agents CBI industry.   What: 2nd Due diligence and citizenship by investment conference When: 11th June 2019  Where: InterContinental Malta.   The event brings together interesting local and foreign speakers from key…

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