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How to cross borders using dual passports?

How to cross borders using dual passports?

Millions of travelers cross borders everyday, many of them are dual citizens. Dual citizens are entitled to dual passports and it is quite common using multiple passports to cross borders, reaching country A to country B through a third country C. Traveling with one or more passports is quite common and thousands of people do it every day and there…

Fastest Citizenship by Investment Programs

Fastest Citizenship by Investment Programs

Citizenship by investment programs have become enormously popular and as more applications are received for processing, the processing times have become slow. The average time to receive a passport is 3 months. The Caribbean and Pacific citizenship by investment schemes are usually the fastest. The European citizenship schemes are the slowest of all takes no less than a year to…

Problems with Antigua Citizenship by Investment

Problems with Antigua Citizenship by Investment

The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment (ABCBI) scheme is very attractive to families seeking a second passport that comes with travel freedom. Despite Antigua being the cheapest citizenship by investment scheme, there is one problem with Antigua.  Antigua imposes 5 day physical residence requirement under the CBI rules.  No other country operating a CBI scheme in the caribbean enforce…

Why St Lucia CIP is popular with americans?

Why St Lucia CIP is popular with americans?

The St Lucia citizenship by investment program (CIP) recently has gained more popularity with americans acquiring passports under the investment scheme. Currently St Lucia requires only $100,000 donation to Government fund or buy a real estate for $300,000 to qualify for citizenship US citizens have also show increased interest in St Lucia since the launch of the scheme in 2015.…

Transparent Citizenship by Investment Programs

Transparent Citizenship by Investment Programs

Citizenship by investment (CBI) has become increasingly popular and has become $3 billion dollar annual industry.. Small countries have significantly benefited from revenues CBI schemes selling passports. Further billions of dollars have been raised through inflows of investments in real estate. But how transparent are these investor citizenship schemes running in more than 10 countries? Malta is the only country…

Austria Residence by Investment

Austria Residence by Investment

Austria is the most peaceful countries to live, work, study and do business. The country has stable government, political situation, excellent healthcare, education, with vienna becoming an international financial centre. Recently Vienna has been rated as the most livable city in the world. Why Austria? Austria is the fourth richest country in the EU Excellent infrastructure with Modern and efficient public…

Greece adds €400K Government bonds to Golden visas

Greece adds €400K Government bonds to Golden visas

Greece has amended golden visa scheme to include more investment options such as Government bonds, shares, and bank deposits for a minimum of €400,000. The amendments expands the number of options under the scope of the golden visas, diversifying from real estate, which remains the same at €250,000 The investment options were approved by the Ministry and published in the Government…

Weakest forms of Citizenship

Weakest forms of Citizenship

Weakest citizenships are the ones that can be easily revoked anytime. Citizenship legislation is quite complicated and varies from one country to another, many countries have enacted laws to strip citizenship involved in terrorism, fraud or bringing disrepute to country. For example British-born citizens can only be stripped of British citizenship if they have another nationality (dual nationals). Weakest Citizenships…

St Lucia discloses names of CIP citizens to public

St Lucia discloses names of CIP citizens to public

St Lucia publishes names of all economic citizens in every year in an Annual report compiled by Government.  The report contains names, address and country of all new citizens who acquired passports under Citizenship by investment program (CIP). This annual report is available for public in the Parliament Library in Castries, St Lucia where anybody could visit the library and…