Citizenship

How to Apply for Nigeria Police Clearance Certificate

How to Apply for Nigeria Police Clearance Certificate

Lately, increasing number of Nigerians are applying for Golden visas and Citizenship by investment programs. Nigerians are required to collect police clearance certificates to apply for immigration programs including for purchase of real estate in a foreign country. A criminal background check or PCC (police character certificate) is mandatory for all nigerians besides passport, birth certificate and other identification documents.…

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Q&A – Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP)

Q&A – Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Malta Permanent Residency Program (MPRP) These Frequently Asked Questions for MPRP Golden visa scheme are meant as general guidelines to particular situations which have been referred to the Agency. In case of conflicting views between these Frequently Asked Questions and the legislation, it is the pertinent legislation that prevails. 1. ELIGIBILITY AND FEES Q1: Who…

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Portugal Golden Visa Fees

Portugal Golden Visa Fees

New fees apply effective from Sep 23, 2020 for Portugal Golden visa scheme applied by immigration authorities in Portugal for issuing residence permits for investment activity under Article 90-A The following Government processing fees apply for all GV applications (real estate, capital transfer, bonds and other categories) Initial Application Per applicant Receipt and Analysis fee – € 533 (paid after…

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Don’t confuse Golden visas with Citizenship by investment

Don’t confuse Golden visas with Citizenship by investment

The Golden visa programs and Citizenship by investment (CBI) schemes both are completely different and should not be confused with each other. The important difference here is Golden visas (GV) offer only residency (no citizenship) while CBI schemes offer instant citizenship (with golden passport) from day one. GV residency schemes may be slightly expensive because it involves a property investment…

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Cyprus expands golden visa scheme

Cyprus expands golden visa scheme

Cyprus has published new regulations expanding the scope of golden visa scheme with the criteria of expedited investors permit to third country nationals. The new regulations came into effect on March 27, 2021. A permanent residence permit issued for investments in real estate, businesses and share capitals. It is not to be confused with citizenship by investment scheme which is…

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How to get FBI report for citizenship by investment?

How to get FBI report for citizenship by investment?

Citizenship by investment (CBI) schemes require a FBI background check report from US citizens. It is the most important document required when submitting an initial application for citizenship and permanent residence in other countries. If you have criminal history, there are high chances your application could be refused What is FBI background check? The FBI check is a criminal history…

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Q&A – St Kitts and Nevis

Q&A – St Kitts and Nevis

We have compiled most important questions related to Citizenship by investment program in St Kitts and Nevis. The answers for were provided by CIU St Kitts and Nevis, the agency responsible for administering CBI program. 1. Who is required to produce a police certificate? Each main applicant and all permitted dependents 16 years and older are required to produce a…

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