Citizenship

St.Lucia CIP prices to increase from July 1

St.Lucia CIP prices to increase from July 1

The Government of Saint Lucia officially announced, that it has decided to sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), with OECS CIP countries, to harmonize pricing, common standards and regulations, in strengthening citizenship by investment schemes in the Caribbean, amidst international pressure and underselling scandal. All five caribbean countries will set the minimum investment to USD 200,000 (up from $100k), as…

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FATCA compliant banks in Portugal

FATCA compliant banks in Portugal

IRS frequently publishes list of banks and financial institutions in Portugal,  with a Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN), in accordance with FATCA regulations. The following banks are FATCA compliant, for golden visa purpose, might be use for americans and expats investing in Portugal. Top Banks in Portugal The following are the popular banks among foreigners and expats to open a…

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Last Minute Applications for Caribbean CBI Programs

Last Minute Applications for Caribbean CBI Programs

With price increase on horizon, we anticipate increased, last minute applications, filed for caribbean citizenship by investment programs. The Caribbean countries have already announced doubling the minimum investment, effective immediately from Jun 30, 2024, according to MOU signed by four Caribbean OECS countries. MoU On Wednesday, 20 March, a virtual signing ceremony witnessed the collaboration of four OECS countries: Antigua and…

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Top 10 CBI Programs 2024

Top 10 CBI Programs 2024

Citizenship by investment programs (CBI/CIP) have been super popular among investors who seek another citizenship with global mobility. We show you top 10 CBI programs ranked by Best Citizenships. Our PBS scoring model ranks best CBI program after considering 40 important metrics. For example, we have considered residence requirements, passport validity, citizenship rights, family members, passport benefits, visa free benefits…

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