Citizenship

How Indians can apply for E-2 visa?

How Indians can apply for E-2 visa?

Indian nationals are not eligible to apply for E-2 investor US visa directly as India and US does not have bilateral treaty agreement. One way to qualify for E-2 is to become a citizen of another country (eg. Grenada) and then apply at US consulate abroad. The cheapest route is through the Caribbean country of Grenada with the minimum possible…

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FAQs – Golden Visa Greece

FAQs – Golden Visa Greece

We have compiled frequently questions and answers are frequently asked by foreign investors apply for golden visa program in Greece through property investment. The answers were provided by officially by greek authorities. (Foreign ministry and Enterprise greece) Who can apply for Greek golden visa? Citizens of countries, which are not European Union members What is the minimum value of the…

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Grenada Records High Volume of Real Estate Applications

Grenada Records High Volume of Real Estate Applications

The Grenada CBI unit has received record breaking number of real estate investment applications under the citizenship by investment program for 2022. According to the statistics published by Finance ministry, a total of 630 applications for real estate were received of which 325 applications were already approved. Only fewer applications were refused. CBI Applications Received (Total) NTF Real Estate Applications…

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Application Forms and Documents Checklist for St.Kitts Citizenship

Application Forms and Documents Checklist for St.Kitts Citizenship

We get a number of questions about the application process, costs and documents required for Citizenship by Investment Program of St.Kitts and Nevis. To understand the documentation and application process easier, we have broken down the St. Kitts and Nevis CIP Application into the headings below. 1. Application Process :- This requires applicant(s) to fill out the various forms and…

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What is Investor Citizenship?

What is Investor Citizenship?

According to the official definition provided by European commission, Investor citizenship schemes can be defined as a Member State legislative, policy or administrative initiative aiming systematically to attract investment by allowing investors to acquire citizenship of the Member State concerned.  Investor citizenship schemes are often referred to as “citizenships for sale” or “golden passports”. They allow foreigners to be naturalised…

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The Saint Lucia National Economic Fund

The Saint Lucia National Economic Fund

The National Economic Fund (NEF) allows for the contribution of financial resources which directly impacts to the socio-economic development of the country and people of Saint Lucia. This special Saint Lucian National Economic Fund, setup to accommodate all investment amounts being made to the National Economic Fund under the citizenship by investment programme. The administration and governance of the Fund…

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Grenada CBI Annual Report 2022

Grenada CBI Annual Report 2022

Grenada’s citizen by investment scheme (GCBI) was launched in 2015 under the Citizenship by Investment Act No 15 of 2013. The Ministry of Finance of Government of Grenada publishes quarterly reports of the citizenship by investment program making it a transparent to public. As of 2022, Grenada approved  more than 4,600 new citizens under the CBI through investing, most of them live in diaspora. The CBI…

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Saint Lucia CIP Due diligence (3 Layers)

Saint Lucia CIP Due diligence (3 Layers)

The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programme has a rigorous due diligence process which entails engaging law enforcement and third-party due diligence firms. Upon receipt of feedback from law enforcement and due diligence firms, a decision is made on the application. The St.Lucia Citizenship by Investment Regulations mandate that a due diligence background check is done on every applicant and…

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Investment Citizenship and Residence Programs in the EU

Investment Citizenship and Residence Programs in the EU

The European Union (EU) has become the most popular destination for wealthy foreigners seeking citizenship and permanent residence in exchange for investments. As of 2022, about 17 EU countries collectively actively operate investment residence schemes and 1 country for investment citizenship to foreigners. What is Investment Citizenship? Investor citizenship schemes can be defined as a Member State legislative, policy or…

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