Citizenship

St Martin Residence by Investment

St Martin Residence by Investment

St Martin collectively are the two territories of Saint-Martin ( french side)  and the Sint Maarten (dutch side). The island is located south of Anguilla, separated from the British territory by the Anguilla Channel.  The main industry of the island is tourism with over one million visitors annually. About 85% of the workforce was engaged in the tourist industry. The Dutch side of…

These countries do not allow renouncing citizenship

These countries do not allow renouncing citizenship

Citizenship renunciation is the voluntary act of relinquishing one’s citizenship or nationality. It is the opposite of naturalization–whereby a person voluntarily acquires a citizenship, and is distinct from denaturalization – where the loss of citizenship is forced by a state. Renunciation of citizenship is particularly relevant in cases of dual or multiple citizenship, depending on the the country laws on citizenship,…

Dual Citizenship Countries

Dual Citizenship Countries

Each country has its own citizenship laws and there are many ways to apply for citizenship in a country, either by birth, marriage, descent, naturalisation or marriage. Some countries like Austria, Cyprus, St.Kitts even grant citizenship by monetary investment in their country. Double/Dual citizenships has been in much of the debate over the years. Much of the developed countries such…

Germany Real Estate Immigration Program

Germany Real Estate Immigration Program

Germany is one of the powerful economies in Europe, developed country and excellent living standards for HNW investors   Germany has been one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world for some time now. There are few countries as liberal as Germany when it comes to the purchase of real estate by foreigners. Both natural persons and legal…

Brazil launches property investor visa for foreigners

Brazil launches property investor visa for foreigners

On November 21st., 2018, the Brazil published the Normative Resolution No 36 (“NR 36”) that discipline the granting of residence to foreigners investing in Brazilian real estate property.   Foreigners buying a property for minimum of $180,000 (R$ 700,000) will be granted residence rights to live in Brazil. According to the Ministry of Labour,  new rules the value of investment…

How to protect yourself from CBI passport scams?

How to protect yourself from CBI passport scams?

Families and investors applying for citizenship by investment and golden visa schemes always on the lookout for cheapest option. Many shop around inquiring with various agents. Sometimes you get what you pay for. The cheapest option is not always the best option when it comes to immigration matters. We recommend some of the tips for clients to guard themselves from…