Citizenship

Moldova CBI program temporarily suspended

Moldova CBI program temporarily suspended

Moldova Government has temporarily suspended accepting applications for citizenship by investment program as of July 19th. No new applications will be accepted after this date. So far since the launch of CBI scheme in Nov 2018, a total of 34 applications has been received which are currently being examined. Two applications have been granted citizenship. The new Government will examine…

Approvals for Ireland Golden visa takes 6-9 months

Approvals for Ireland Golden visa takes 6-9 months

The Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) of Ireland also known as ‘Golden visa’ was first introduced in April 2012 to encourage inward investment and create business and employment opportunities in the State.  The programme provides investors with the opportunity to invest in Ireland. Key to the programme is that the investments are beneficial for Ireland, generate or sustain employment and are…

Vanuatu has fastest passport times

Vanuatu has fastest passport times

Vanuatu first operated citizenship for sale scheme in the 1990s, later the Vanuatu government revived the new economic citizenship programs to boost revenue. Vanuatu Economic Rehabilitation Program (VERP) was introduced after Cyclone Pam to raise additional fund for recovery activities. The Capital Investment Immigration Plan (CIIP), which was originally introduced in 2014, was replaced by Vanuatu Real Estate Option Program…

Moldova hotel offers citizenship to investors

Moldova hotel offers citizenship to investors

A brand new five star Radisson hotel soon to come up in Chisinau, funded by citizenship by investment program (CBI).   The Brand new hotel set to open in 2021, offers an exciting opportunity for citizenship investors to acquire family citizenship under the investment scheme of Moldova. The Moldova Citizenship by Investment (MCBI) program was launched in 2018 and foreign…

Buying a citizenship? Checkout these countries

Buying a citizenship? Checkout these countries

Thinking to buy a citizenship?  These are close to 40 countries that offer citizenships in exchange for investments. These countries offer exceptional citizenships to investors who contribute economically to the development of the state, such as donations, investing in real estate etc There are two types of citizenship for investment schemes, you should take a note of: 1. Citizenship by investment…

Pakistan allows dual citizenship with 19 countries

Pakistan allows dual citizenship with 19 countries

Pakistani nationals are allowed to hold dual citizenship with the following 19 countries.  This is because Government of Pakistan has entered dual nationality arrangements with following 19 countries. For other countries dual nationality is not permitted.  At present, none of the CBI (citizenship by investment) countries have dual nationality arrangements with Pakistan. It may be advantageous for Pakistani nationals to apply for…

Saudi Arabia opens Gold Residency Scheme

Saudi Arabia opens Gold Residency Scheme

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has opened  Premium Residence scheme (Privilege Iqama), giving permanent resident (green card) status for foreigners and expats.  This scheme is dubbed as Golden visa, similar to gold card status issued by UAE.   This is the first time the Kingdom has launched the permanent residence scheme to attract businesses, foreign investment, talents and skills to…

Citizenship in 190 languages

Citizenship in 190 languages

Citizenship is a golden word.   It gives new life and is one of the most desired legal status in the world at a time when globalisation completely changes the way we think about immigration.   Citizenship is not one dimensional, infact it has three dimensions:   Citizenship by birth Citizenship by migration Citizenship by retirement   playing a big…

A Passport can change your Life

A Passport can change your Life

  Second passports acquired through citizenship by investment (CBI) schemes can change your life. Here is how   New life in a new country Live, work, do business, study or visit any time you want. Passports to all family members A passport is a life insurance policy of the 21st century Access to education, healthcare and excellent living standards Unrestricted…

Top Citizenship by Investment Rankings

Top Citizenship by Investment Rankings

Ciizenship by investment (CBI) is a $3 billion dollar industry annually and the second passports market are growing at an unprecedented rate globally expanded from just five to fourteen countries. How do we know which country has the the best citizenship by investment passport ? We aim to answer this through first of the kind mathematical model in the CBI industry, gives…