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Citizenship VS Residency

Citizenship VS Residency

We have put together important difference between citizenship and residency by investment programs. Many often confuse between citizenship and residency. Many media outlets do not use the right word. Be clear to say whether it is a Golden ‘Visa’ or ‘Passport’ program Here are some important differences between citizenship and residency. Differences Citizenship Residency You become Citizen Resident (temporary /…

Antigua Nomad Digital Residence Scheme

Antigua Nomad Digital Residence Scheme

The Antigua and Barbuda Government has launched a new “Nomad Digital Residence” program for travelers, who can work  remotely from a a safe Caribbean country with a accessible digital infrastructure. This scheme is similar to residence scheme launched by Barbados allowing HNW nomads to work from beaches All successful applicants will be issued a 2 year resident visa in Antigua…

Antigua removes 5 day visit requirements

Antigua removes 5 day visit requirements

Antigua and Barbuda has temporarily removed the 5 day visit requirements to renew passport under citizenship by investment program due to investors unable to travel to Antigua and Barbuda due to Covid-19 travel ban. This was announced by Cabinet last week amending the 5 day requirement. So far, Antigua was the only CBI program in the Caribbean requiring a personal…

How much is St Kitts and Nevis passport?

How much is St Kitts and Nevis passport?

St Kitts and Nevis is one of the beautiful countries in the Caribbean and also a former english colony. It is a small country with just a population of 55,000. The question of passport starts with citizenship. First you must become a citizen of St Kitts and Nevis, only citizens are issued passports. Remember with any country, there are citizenship…

Tips for real estate buying

Tips for real estate buying

Golden visa and Citizenship by investment programs offer a great opportunity to buy real estate for acquiring citizenship and residency for a designated real estate investment, which does not come cheap.  When buying a real estate you have be little careful to safeguard yourself from scams in Europe or Caribbean, particularly when buying online. Foreigners are particularly targets for ripoffs…

Cyprus CIP Amendments 2020

Cyprus CIP Amendments 2020

Cyprus has made important changes to the citizenship by investment scheme. The amendments were approved by the Council of Ministers and voted by the House of Parliament in Cyprus as published in the Official Cyprus Gazette on 18th August 2020 The Minimum investment of 2 million euros remains the same but changes implemented will apply to eligibility conditions. Applicants must make…

Golden Visas and Citizenship by Investment 2020

Golden Visas and Citizenship by Investment 2020

What is happening with Golden visas and Citizenship by investment in 2020?. CBI schemes offer fast track passports for investments, while golden visas offer residency for investments. The two sectors has created a new investment immigration industry worth $1 billion market annually in Americas, Caribbean and Europe. Passports have become a new safe haven asset class offering life insurance and…

15 Myths about Diplomatic passports

15 Myths about Diplomatic passports

Diplomatic passports that comes with immunity is a widely misunderstood topic. Diplomatic passports are issued to officials or employees of the Government (and their dependents) traveling abroad on official work or duties. These are no fee passports issued by Governments usually valid for 5 years. Diplomats are entitled to rights and privileges such as immunity from arrest or prosecution, but the…

Schengen visa refused applicants cannot apply for CBI programs

Schengen visa refused applicants cannot apply for CBI programs

There an important connection between schengen visas and citizenship by investment. Schengen Visas are a very important vetting tool for background checks done on applicants. All candidates who apply for citizenship by investment programs including any family members must undergo background checks done by law firms, internationally known third party due diligence firms and finally by governments. They should not…