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Benefits of OCI

Benefits of OCI

The Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) is a life long permanent residency visa available to people of Indian origin and their spouses which allows them to live and work in India indefinitely. The OCI card must be accompanied by foreign passport as primary travel document. The OCI itself is not a citizenship or passport. As of March 2021, OCI card…

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Who is a Good citizen?

Who is a Good citizen?

A Good citizen respects and abides by all the law and order of the country and responsible for rights and duties, such as casting a vote, paying taxes, health care, work for the government, helping others with compassion, serving the people participating in politics and protecting the country (military service). Good citizens can expect to enjoy equal rights, freedom to…

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How to Apply for Nigeria Police Clearance Certificate

How to Apply for Nigeria Police Clearance Certificate

Lately, increasing number of Nigerians are applying for Golden visas and Citizenship by investment programs. Nigerians are required to collect police clearance certificates to apply for immigration programs including for purchase of real estate in a foreign country. A criminal background check or PCC (police character certificate) is mandatory for all nigerians besides passport, birth certificate and other identification documents.…

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Q&A – Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP)

Q&A – Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP) These Frequently Asked Questions for MPRP Golden visa scheme are meant as general guidelines to particular situations which have been referred to the Agency. In case of conflicting views between these Frequently Asked Questions and the legislation, it is the pertinent legislation that prevails. 1. ELIGIBILITY AND FEES Q1: Who…

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Portugal Golden Visa Fees

Portugal Golden Visa Fees

New fees apply effective from Sep 23, 2020 for Portugal Golden visa scheme applied by immigration authorities in Portugal for issuing residence permits for investment activity under Article 90-A The following Government processing fees apply for all GV applications (real estate, capital transfer, bonds and other categories) Initial Application Per applicant Receipt and Analysis fee – € 533 (paid after…

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Don’t confuse Golden visas with Citizenship by investment

Don’t confuse Golden visas with Citizenship by investment

The Golden visa programs and Citizenship by investment (CBI) schemes both are completely different and should not be confused with each other. The important difference here is Golden visas (GV) offer only residency (no citizenship) while CBI schemes offer instant citizenship (with golden passport) from day one. GV residency schemes may be slightly expensive because it involves a property investment…

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