Citizenship

Best Passport Rankings 2020

Best Passport Rankings 2020

Today we are publishing our first edition of of Best Passport Rankings Index 2020, developed in association with World Citizenship Council (WCC) and Best Citizenships (BC) As we head towards the future,  Globalisation is playing an important role shaping the free movement. With increased pressure on immigration systems, developed countries look to reduce free movement by hardening visa restrictions on…

Dual Citizenship Trends in 2019

Dual Citizenship Trends in 2019

The Dual citizenship acceptance has progressed faster in the Americas and Oceania and slower in Africa and Asia. The acceptance in Europe follows the global trend. By 2019, however, 75% of countries maintain a more tolerant approach towards dual citizenship and allow citizens to voluntarily acquire the citizenship of another country, without automatic repercussions for the citizenship of origin. Most…

Bahamas Golden Visa

Bahamas Golden Visa

Bahamas offers permanent residence certificate to UHNW foreigners investing in real estate or buying a home in the island. Bahamas is one of the richest countries in the caribbean popular for holiday makers and prime demand in real estate market. Bahamas is sovereign country, with strong regulatory oversight and sensitivity to the requirements of a global market, The Bahamas is…

Top countries with most diplomatic missions abroad

Top countries with most diplomatic missions abroad

China, US and France are the top 3 countries have the highest diplomatic posts/missions abroad, thus establishing big diplomatic footprint around the world. Before we head below, lets understand a bit about embassy and consulates. The Embassies, Consulates and High commissions are established to extend diplomacy and assist their citizens during emergency. So what are the differences? Embassy is a diplomatic…

Fake Citizenship for Sale Schemes

Fake Citizenship for Sale Schemes

We get so many inquiries from clients and investors asking for a passport from a country where CBI schemes do not exist officially. This article will clear some air on fake citizenship by investment schemes running in many parts of the world. If you hear about a passport from from a country in Africa, South America or in Asia it…

Property prices for CBI/Golden visas (Per Square Meter)

Property prices for CBI/Golden visas (Per Square Meter)

We get a lot of inquiries from clients asking about per sq.m property prices in countries that offer CBI and Golden visas against real estate investment. We have compiled some useful information about real estate market prices in these countries. These are the per square meter property prices prevailing in real estate market in countries running citizenship by investment (CBI)…

Golden Visa Fees

Golden Visa Fees

We have compiled application costs for golden visas by country. Spain is the cheapest in terms of application costs, Italy processes applications free of charge. Canada is the most expensive application costs for Quebec immigrant investor program.  Latvia also charges quite high state fee for golden visa. Govt Application Fees Cost Portugal € 5,324.60 Greece €2,000 Spain $150 Ireland €1,500…

Best and worst immigrant friendly countries in Europe

Best and worst immigrant friendly countries in Europe

Here are the list of immigrant friendly countries in Europe, where locals are easily integrating with immigrants at workplace and neighborhoods. The data from european commission, shows how frequently native-born populations interact with immigrants! Interaction can mean anything from exchanging a few words to doing an activity together Best Countries Greece Sweden Ireland Austria Spain Worst Countries Bulgaria Romania Lithuania Hungary…

Why integration is so important for immigrants?

Why integration is so important for immigrants?

Today i will touch upon a very important topic on migrant integration. Many immigrants who move to a new country, often do not make any effort to integrate with the locals. Integration is so important and often overlooked by many immigrants. Integration is all about living in harmony, cohesively with communities. It is the the key to success for migrants and…

How many millionaires are there in the Caribbean?

How many millionaires are there in the Caribbean?

Caribbean is home to many HNW millionaires. Some of the wealthiest caribbean islands for years have attracted rich and wealthy for exotic holidays, low taxes and luxury real estate. There are 14 million millionaires in the world in 2019. A small percentage of them frequently visit Caribbean and some of them call home. So how many millionaires are there living…