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Malta extends exemption of stamp duty for property buyers

Malta extends exemption of stamp duty for property buyers

Malta extended the stamp duty exemption for property buyers which was announced during Budget 2020. This makes it attractive for foreign property buyers in Malta through Malta Residence and Citizenship schemes First Time Buyers The stamp duty exemption for first-time buyers has been extended once again and the exemption shall now apply to the first €175,000 (currently €150,000) of the…

Future Citizenship by Investment Programs

Future Citizenship by Investment Programs

The Citizenship by Investment (CBI) industry is already a $5 billion annual industry with 10 countries actively running CBI programs today. Global uncertainties fuel a great demand for second passports acquired through CBI schemes. Failing economy, recession and changing political situations such as new governments have a dramatic effect on CBI schemes to come and go. While some countries have…

Citizenship by investment became cheaper after 2017

Citizenship by investment became cheaper after 2017

2017 turns out to be one of the most important year for the CBI industry. The prices of Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programs dropped in 2017 almost by half, after the Caribbean hit by Hurricanes in a desperate need for passport money to recover from hurricane damages. This only made it cheaper to citizenship investors to buy a citizenship under…

What you should know about Irish golden visa?

What you should know about Irish golden visa?

The Ireland Golden visa scheme officially known as Immigrant Investor Scheme (IIP)  was introduced in April 2012 to encourage inward investment and create business and employment opportunities in the State. The programme provides foreign investors with the opportunity to invest in Ireland and that the investments are beneficial for Ireland, generate or sustain employment and are generally in the public interest.…

Which Golden visa countries offer free education?

Which Golden visa countries offer free education?

Education has been one of the most important deciding factor for families applying for golden visa residence schemes. Do you know there are also some countries that offer golden visa schemes also offer absolutely free or low cost education to foreign students?. If you have children education in mind and planning to immigrate to a country, where there is free…

No Privacy from Malta and Dominica CBI schemes

No Privacy from Malta and Dominica CBI schemes

The Citizenship by Investment Programs (CIP) of Malta and Dominica offer no real privacy for citizens who invest in these countries for passport. These two countries publish names of citizens who acquired citizenship through investments in Official Government gazette to general public. The name of investors and any family members are also published. This means anybody can subscribe to Gazette…

Why invest in a Dual citizenship?

Why invest in a Dual citizenship?

Dual citizenship opens doors to plethora of opportunities which is needed in the 21st century. Dual citizenship is being a citizen of more than one country, often multiple nationalities. Dual citizens also carry multiple passports often a second passport. Dual citizenship offers enormous benefits such as quality of life, mobility, security, and education options for their children We live in…

Best and Worst CBI Passports 2019

Best and Worst CBI Passports 2019

These are the Best and worst citizenship by investment (CBI) passports for 2019, in terms of visa free travel, according to the latest passport rankings released by Henley and Partners. Malta and Cyprus are the Best CBI passports for 2019. Turkey is the worst CBI passport for 2019, followed by Moldova and Montenegro in second and third positions. Best CBI…