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Quick Comparison of Countries offering CBI/RBI schemes

The following are quick comparison list of countries offering “Citizenship-by-investment” (CBI) vs “Residency-by-investment” (CBI) programs to third nationals of various countries. The key difference is “Citizenship-by-investment” programs offer investors direct passport to investors within few months or a year. “Residency-by-investment” aka “Golden visa” or “Investor visa” programs initially offer residency to investors, and then after certain number of years of…

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Dual Citizenship in India

People in India, very often confuse between holding dual citizenships with Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) introduced by the the Govt of India. The Indian constitution does not allow dual citizenship or simultaneously holding two passports of different countries. The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not allow dual citizenship. Holding Indian passport/acquiring Indian passport/travelling on Indian passport after acquisition of foreign…

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CBI/RBI schemes in Europe attracted €9.2 billion investment

‘Golden visas’ usually refer to specific ‘policies developed by countries seeking to attract wealthy people to become residents or citizens’.1 Different official terminologies exist to designate these types of policies: economic citizenship programmes (ECPs), immigrant investor programmes (IIPs). Golden visa schemes designed to attract foreign investment are found across the globe and in almost every country. Some of these schemes…

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IIUSA Global Banquet Series, Mumbai 2019

IIUSA was excited to head back to India on February 20th for our Global Banquet Series, held in the heart of Mumbai.   When: Feb 20, 2019 Where: Mumbai. India The event has brought together leading EB-5 professionals from across the globe for an evening of educational panels and networking opportunities to help forge critical relationships between EB-5 professionals from the U.S., India. and…

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The Investment Migration Forum, Geneva 2019

The Investment Migration Forum is the must-attend trendsetting forum of the global investment migration industry, where all leading players unite to unveil the latest thinking, developments and new programs. Be part of this unique Forum and experience first-hand valuable information and excellent networking with key professionals, government officials, academics and thought leaders.   When: 3rd – 5th June 2019 Where:…

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