Citizenship

Les Khan Answers Important Questions on St Kitts CBI

Les Khan Answers Important Questions on St Kitts CBI

Interview on St Kitts Citizenship by Investment Mr. Les Khan, CEO of the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit INTERVIEW QUESTIONS 1.What makes SKN the ‘Rolls Royce’ of citizenship by investment? The St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN) Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme is the world’s platinum standard for economic citizenship. The programme is the oldest and most established…

Why invest in St Lucia?

Why invest in St Lucia?

Saint Lucia is a member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).  Saint Lucia had an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $2.122 billion in 2019 according to the latest figures obtained from the World Bank.  Tourism is Saint Lucia’s main economic sector, while real estate and transport are other leading sectors.…

What makes Portugal Golden Visa stand out?

What makes Portugal Golden Visa stand out?

Portugal is a pretty interesting golden visa scheme that comes with unique benefits. This is why Portugal has become one of the most popular golden visa schemes in Europe. But what makes the golden visa scheme stand out from the rest of the golden visa schemes around the world? Let us explore some of the solid reasons why PGV (Portugal…

St Lucia CIP Annual Report

St Lucia CIP Annual Report

St Lucia Government has published its latest annual report on the citizenship by investment programme. The CIP programme generated total revenue of EC$ 14,371,074 ($5.3m) with the main contributor being that of the investments made towards the National Economic Fund, according to report.   Revenue received from contributions made to the National Economic Fund accounts for 50% of total revenue…

How to get Citizenship by investment in Europe?

How to get Citizenship by investment in Europe?

Citizenship by investment is nothing new in Europe. Only 4 nations in Europe will be ready to give you a direct passport for investments. Be prepared to undergo very strict criminal and background checks with loads of paperwork. All other countries have indirect citizenship through residency and naturalization. This process itself will consume more than 5 years.. Here are the…

Changes to Bulgaria Golden Visa

Changes to Bulgaria Golden Visa

The Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Programme started in 2005 when article 25(1), § 6 of the Foreigners Act was amended to allow the granting of permanent residency in Bulgaria to foreigners who invested more than 1 million Bulgarian leva (BGN) (about US$561,000 in 2005) in the Bulgarian economy by purchasing Bulgarian government bonds or shares of a publicly traded company, or by investing…

You can get St Kitts passport for buying private homes

You can get St Kitts passport for buying private homes

The Government of St Kitts and Nevis now officially allows residential private homes for sale under its Citizenship by investment (CBI) for a limited period of time. Previously residential properties were not allowed, only CIU approved resorts or hotels were eligible for CBI.  The expansion of CBI program to private homes were previously announced in the 2021 Budget. The new…

Canada visa free countries list

Canada visa free countries list

Canada has the second most powerful passports in the World with visa free access to 188 countries and territories according to Henley index. Below are full list of countries and territories with visa free or arrival access to Canadian passport holders. Countries Country Visa requirement Allowed stay Notes (excluding departure fees) Afghanistan Visa required Due to safety concerns, Canadian government…

What makes Irish golden visa so special?

What makes Irish golden visa so special?

The Irish Golden visa  remains the the most attractive residency program for many HNWI families in the World. The Irish Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) is a residency by investment scheme opened in 2012 available to any non-EEA nationals who meet all the requirements including good character and no criminal record. The Irish IIP equally competes with three world’s most popular…