Citizenship

Suspended Citizenship By Investment Programs

Suspended Citizenship By Investment Programs

We provide you some of the latest updates on the CBI schemes that are suspended as of today. As of today, there are three citizenship by investment programs remains suspended. No applications are accepted for these programs. This means you cannot apply for any of these schemes Out of these three programs, two programs operated by EU member states (Malta…

Malta IIP will be coming to a close

Malta IIP will be coming to a close

The Malta Government has just announced IIP scheme launched in 2013, is closing and a new residence program will open with new conditions. The program remains suspended and no new applications will be received. The MIIPA, the agency which operates the IIP has, since last August, stopped receiving new applications. The Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA) will also be closing…

What is the difference between Vanuatu and Caribbean CIPs?

What is the difference between Vanuatu and Caribbean CIPs?

The Citizenship by Investment Programs (CIP) in the Caribbean and Vanuatu are quite different with prices and fees.  They also work different. The biggest difference between the Caribbean CIP’s and the Vanuatu DSP/VCP schemes is the contribution fees. Unlike other Caribbean programs, Vanuatu citizenship program has Lawyer/Agent fees already included in the contribution. For Caribbean CIPs agent fee is extra…

Golden Visas and Citizenship by Investment 2020

Golden Visas and Citizenship by Investment 2020

What is happening with Golden visas and Citizenship by investment in 2020?. CBI schemes offer fast track passports for investments, while golden visas offer residency for investments. The two sectors has created a new investment immigration industry worth $1 billion market annually in Americas, Caribbean and Europe. Passports have become a new safe haven asset class offering life insurance and…

Quick facts you dont know about Vanuatu

Quick facts you dont know about Vanuatu

Vanuatu is a pacific island country with just a population of 300,000 people. Here are some of the quick breathtaking facts you you dont know about Vanuatu. 1.Origins Vanuatu’s name derives from the word vanua (“land” or “home”) 2. Happiness Vanuatu is the world’s fourth happiest country. Vanuatu to be the most ecologically efficient country in the world in achieving…

How to add spouse and new born child for Dominica citizenship

How to add spouse and new born child for Dominica citizenship

Post citizenship additions have lately become very popular with foreign investors applying for citizenship by investment programs. This way the main applicant first obtains citizenship first, giving enough time for other family members (spouse and new born children)  to apply at a later stage. This way you don’t get to spend too much money upfront for the purpose of citizenship. For…

EB-5 visas issued from 1992 to 2018

EB-5 visas issued from 1992 to 2018

Congress created the EB-5 program in 1990’s to bring investments in the country in exchange for Green card (permanent residence).  This program is otherwise known as Employment based fifth preference program. The EB-5 program has 10,000 visa annual quotas (including family members) requiring USD 500,000 invested in the country. It was only in Nov 21, 2019, the US government decided…

How to Apply for Citizenship by Investment?

How to Apply for Citizenship by Investment?

It is super easy to apply for citizenship by investment programs. All you have to do is keep some documents ready to quickly skip through the queues and get your approval super fast. This will significantly cut down your waiting time for passport. Preparing for the paper work consumes the most time. The important thing here is all the documents…

How many Golden visa programs are there?

How many Golden visa programs are there?

Recent years have seen a growing trend in popularity of Golden visa schemes. Golden visa programs are just residence programs in exchange for investments in real estate, business or gilts issued by governments. There are several commonly used terms for golden visa programs – Immigrant investor schemes, Investor residence, Foreign investor visas etc. Each country picks its own term under…

Where to get Digital Nomad Visas?

Where to get Digital Nomad Visas?

The Digital Nomad working style is a new trend in Covid-19 world. a growing number of countries are pushing forward to create the option of Digital Nomad Visa to attract remote workers. These remote workers, or “digital nomads” prefer to live and work from anywhere in the world in ‘open offices’ such as sunny beaches, forests, sailing yachts in tandem…