Citizenship

Hungary golden visa is permanently closed

Hungary golden visa is permanently closed

Hungary is a landlocked country in eastern europe, and its capital Budapest the 8th most visited country in Europe. Hungary participates in the schengen area, but does not participate in the Euro area. The Hungarian Residency bond program , popularly known as  golden visa scheme was launched in 1 January 2013 against the purchase of national government bonds and was…

Portugal simplifies Golden visa scheme

Portugal simplifies Golden visa scheme

Portugal has further simplified its golden visa scheme making it faster to renew residence permits. From now on, foreign investors applying for residence permit extensions including golden visa holders, dont need to apply for criminal record certificates, it is done electronically by SEF requesting criminal record certificates, only the consent of applicant required. Further, Brazilian citizens,submitting applications for a Residence…

Anguilla Golden Visa

Anguilla Golden Visa

Anguilla officially opened golden visa scheme in 2019, offering immediate permanent residency to foreign investors in the british caribbean island with a path to British overseas territory (BOT) citizenship. The scheme was officially known as Anguilla Residence by Investment Scheme (ARBI).  Anguilla’s RBI scheme is government’s interest in providing an ‘elevated’ status to visitors who make significant financial investments into the…

Passport Fees around the World

Passport Fees around the World

We have compiled passport fees from around the world in 2019 for over 180 countries.  This fee is for issuing biometric / e-passports / machine readable passports. As of mid 2018, more than 150 countries have started issuing e-passports. Here is a quick summary of passport fee and costs applicable to citizens. Syria, Chad, Lebanon and Turkey have very high…

Become a World Citizen

Become a World Citizen

Citizenship by investment schemes offers a perfect opportunity to become a world citizen, where the world opens up, giving full freedom of movement for you and all family members. These paid citizenship schemes offer instant passports within 1-2 months, in exchange for investments. You can travel visa free to over 100+ countries including Europe, UK/Ireland, Russia, China etc,  instead of…

North Macedonia Citizenship by Investment

North Macedonia Citizenship by Investment

North Macedonia officially is a country in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. The capital and largest city, Skopje, is home to roughly a quarter of the nation’s 2.06 million inhabitants. The small Balkan country of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) officially changed its name, renamed to North Macedonia in Feb 2019. The country has GDP of $33bn   Since 2005,…

Russia Citizenship by Investment

Russia Citizenship by Investment

Russia is the biggest land mass countries in the world with abundant natural resources including vast oil and gas reserves, makes it attractive for foreign direct investment. Russia has consumer market of over 140 million people, vast natural resources, a highly educated workforce, and technologically advanced research and production capabilities. Russia although does not have an official citizenship for investment scheme,…

Citizenship by Investment Comparison

Citizenship by Investment Comparison

We have compiled the data for comparing  citizenship by investment (CBI/CIP) schemes.  This data consists of 30 very important factors to rank best citizenship by investment scheme to apply. The chart gives you in-depth knowledge into the countries running CBI schemes and you will have a chance to decide which country is the best for you taking into account education,…

Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport Fees

Vanuatu Citizenship and Passport Fees

These are the latest fees for citizenship and passports applicable in Vanuatu.  In accordance with the Citizenship Act [Cap 112], the Vanuatu Citizenship Commission grants different types of citizenship. These are the different forms of citizenship acquisitions in Vanuatu: Citizenship by Naturalization (Form A) Citizenship for Non-Citizen married to a Vanuatu Citizen (Form B) Citizenship by Entitlement (Form C (a))…