Citizenship

Q&A: Ireland Golden Visa

Q&A: Ireland Golden Visa

Ireland has one of the top class golden visa programs in Europe. The Irish Golden visa (IGV) program is very well suited for High-net-worth individuals (HNWI) who wish to become a permanent resident investor in Ireland. Ireland offers some of the attractive tax benefits, educational institutions, perhaps english speaking and on the cross roads, easily reachable from North America and…

Rules to add Siblings and Parents for Dominican Citizenship

Rules to add Siblings and Parents for Dominican Citizenship

Dominica CBI remains one of the top notch family friendly citizenship by investment programs in the World. Any family member such as spouse, children, siblings and parents upto third generation can be included for citizenship at ease. In 2020, Dominica amended the meaning of ‘dependant’ to include a wider range of family members. Published in the country’s Official Gazette on…

Which CBI has visa free to China?

Which CBI has visa free to China?

Investor passport holders from two CBI countries in the Caribbean – Dominica and Grenada can travel to China visa free. These two countries have signed special visa waiver agreements with People’s Republic of China for business, travel or tourism for stays upto maximum of 30 days. Hence these two are exclusive citizenship by investment programs. All other CBI programs including…

How to get Spanish citizenship by residence?

How to get Spanish citizenship by residence?

Spain one of the most liberal nations in the world grants nationality based on residence. Spain attracts significant immigration from Latin America and Eastern Europe. There are many benefits to acquire a citizenship in Spain Geographically located with close proximity to Americas. Excellent healthcare and High Quality life in Europe Spain has more sunshine days compared other EU nations. Spanish…

Dominica passport even more powerful with China visa waiver

Dominica passport even more powerful with China visa waiver

A historic mutual visa waiver agreement has been signed between China and Commonwealth of Dominica enabling citizens of both countries to travel freely.  This has been a great and important milestone in the bilateral relations between Dominica and the People’s Republic of China The agreement  was signed on Monday, November 22, 2021 by Prime Minister Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and the…

Last minute rush for St Kitts CIP

Last minute rush for St Kitts CIP

The CEO of St Kitts and Nevis CBI unit Mr. Les Khan, has announced there will be no extension of Government Limited time discount offer beyond Dec 31, 2021.  Currently the Government offers limited time discount for four member family of USD 150,000 under SGF fund (instead of USD 195,000). The Limited time discount has been running for more than…

St Kitts opens embassy in UAE

St Kitts opens embassy in UAE

The Government of St Kitts and Nevis has opened a new embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE to strengthen bilateral ties with the United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, officially opened the Federation’s Embassy in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates during a brief but auspicious ceremony held earlier today, Wednesday,…

Want to escape military service? Get a second citizenship

Want to escape military service? Get a second citizenship

A Growing number of countries require mandatory military service or conscription drafting its citizens. Thousands of Young men in more than 60 countries around the world face the prospect of mandatory military conscription – can be served with draft papers and forced to serve in their national militaries. One easy way to escape drafting is move out to a country where…

CBI and Golden visas won’t be there forever

CBI and Golden visas won’t be there forever

Despite a huge popularity of CBI and golden visa programs, these programs often come and go due to changing geopolitical climate and tightening of border crossing rules. We have seen this trend in the past during 1990’s a number of pacific countries operated a citizenship for sale schemes for a decade and then shutdown aftermath 9/11. Cyprus scrapped their infamous…

Which is the cheapest CBI?

Which is the cheapest CBI?

The Caribbean countries offer some of the low cost and easily affordable citizenship by investment programs in the World. As far as we can tell, there are only 4 cheapest CBI programs – St Lucia, Dominica, Antigua, Vanuatu hitting above the $100,000 range. These are the most cost effective and affordable to many families. All other programs such as St…