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Portugal is the best retirement country in Europe

Portugal ranked as the best retirement country in Europe. Portugal took first spot in Europe and 7th place in overall rankings for retirement.  Portugal took top scores among european countries for healthcare, finance, lifestyle and governance.   Retaining 7th position in this year’s index, Portugal has a warm climate, friendly people and a relaxed pace of life. English is widely…

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Most expensive passports in the world

These are the most expensive passports in the world in terms of passport fee Syria and Cuba have the most expensive passports in the world taking top 2 places for the year 2019 costing a whopping $400. Turkish passport also expensive taking the third place   Most Expensive   Syria – $400 (new) $200 (renewals) Cuba – $300 (in Cuba)…

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Honorary Citizenship and Passports

Honorary citizenship is a status bestowed by a country on a foreign or native individual whom  considered to be especially admirable, exceptional,  worthy of the distinction.   Several countries such as Germany, United States, Canada, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, Germany, St Kitts and Nevis have awarded honorary citizenship to outstanding individuals.   United States has awarded honorary citizenship to  8 individuals…

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UK opens startup and innovator visa routes

UK has opened startup and innovative visa routes for applications for non-EU nationals outside EEA effective from March 29, 2019. The existing Entrepreneur (tier1) visa category has been removed and replaced with the startup and innovative visa categories.   As a part of new changes, the £200,000 entrepreneur requirement reduced to £50,000 for innovative visa category   Startup visa – No…

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Corporate citizenship by investment to become a new billion dollar industry

The Corporate Citizenship by investment (CCBI)  is a new concept for business investors, only became popular after late 2010.   The whole idea is applying investment model  to acquire a citizenship through corporate investment. The investment must create jobs, sustainable development and economic growth in the country.   Corporate citizenship is not citizenship by investment (CBI). The difference lies in…

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