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St Martin Residence by Investment

St Martin collectively are the two territories of Saint-Martin ( french side)  and the Sint Maarten (dutch side). The island is located south of Anguilla, separated from the British territory by the Anguilla Channel.  The main industry of the island is tourism with over one million visitors annually. About 85% of the workforce was engaged in the tourist […]

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These countries do not allow renouncing citizenship

Citizenship renunciation is the voluntary act of relinquishing one’s citizenship or nationality. It is the opposite of naturalization–whereby a person voluntarily acquires a citizenship, and is distinct from denaturalization – where the loss of citizenship is forced by a state. Renunciation of citizenship is particularly relevant in cases of dual or multiple citizenship, depending on the […]

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Montenegro Citizenship by Investment will open for applications from Jan 1, 2019

The newly launched montenegrin economic citizenship program will be open for applications from Jan 1, 2019 and scheme is limited to 2000 applications and will run for three years. Minimum investment starts from €250K

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EB-5 gets short term extension to Dec 21

The EB-5 Program contributed over $37 billion in U.S. GDP, $5 billion in tax revenue and created over 276,000 U.S. jobs from 2010 to 2015

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Cyprus issued 330 passports for investment in 2018

Cyprus citizenship by investment scheme was launched on 24th of May 2013, as per the decision of council of ministers, for naturalization of investors by exception. As of 2018, a total of 3326 foreigners obtained cypriot passports through the investment scheme.

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Dual Citizenship Countries

Each country has its own citizenship laws and there are many ways to apply for citizenship in a country, either by birth, marriage, descent, naturalisation or marriage. Some countries like Austria, Cyprus, St.Kitts even grant citizenship by monetary investment in their country. Double/Dual citizenships has been in much of the debate over the years. Much […]

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UK £2m investor visa scheme to reopen in 2019

The UK Government has announced the suspension of £2 million tier1 investor visa scheme effective Dec 7, 2018. The scheme is only temporarily halted and will likely resume with new rules in 2019. New applications will not be accepted until new measures, existing applicants are not affected.

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Germany Real Estate Immigration Program

Germany is one of the powerful economies in Europe, developed country and excellent living standards for HNW investors Germany has been one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world for some time now. There are few countries as liberal as Germany when it comes to the purchase of real estate by foreigners. Both […]

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Brazil launches property investor visa for foreigners

On November 21st., 2018, the Brazil published the Normative Resolution No 36 (“NR 36”) that discipline the granting of residence to foreigners investing in Brazilian real estate property. Foreigners buying a property for minimum of $180,000 (R$ 700,000) will be granted residence rights to live in Brazil. According to the Ministry of Labour,  new rules […]

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Antigua Residence by Investment

The Permanent Residency Program of Antigua & Barbuda was introduced in 1995 to encourage wealthy individuals to establish tax residency in the country. Antigua and Barbuda is an offshore jurisdiction with no personal income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and wealth tax. It offers wide range of opportunities for asset protection, including the Citizenship by Investment Program, launched in 2013. […]