Citizenship

Latvia has the cheapest golden visa in Europe

Latvia golden visa scheme was launched in 2010, since then it has remained the cheapest golden visa scheme in Europe. The scheme attracts Russians and others from baltic countries Latvia offers the cheapest and most affordable investor visa schemes in Europe. Investors with their family members receive long term residency through business investment with free movement in the Schengen area.…

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Application fees increase for Quebec investor program from 2019

The Quebec government has announced new increase in fees for immigrant investor program applications, which will be effective from Jan 1, 2019. The application processing fee will increase by CAD$ 261   Before December 31, 2018 As of January 1, 2019 Principal applicat C$15,235 C$15,496 Spouse or de facto spouse C$0 C$0 Each dependent child C$0 C$0 *The fee payable for an…

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Serbia grants visa waiver for 4 Caribbean countries

The Government of Serbia has abolished visas for four caribbean countries and  the decision was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 81/2018 of 26 October 2018.   Citizens of these four caribbean countries Antigua and Barbuda (entered into force 26 October 2018) Dominica (entered into force 26 October 2018) Grenada (entered into force 26 October 2018) Trinidad and Tobago (entered into…

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ETIAS travel authorization will apply for 60+ countries

European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is an online travel authorization requirement imposed on countries with EU visa waiver, set to commence from early 2021. The ETIAS travel authorization will apply to all EU Member States that are part of the Schengen area, including those which do not yet fully apply the Schengen acquis, i.e. Croatia, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania.…

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Canada makes New changes to Express entry system

Canada launched of Express Entry in January 2015, since then welcome over 43,000 economic immigrants through the Express Entry system with skills needed for Canada.   Canada’s Express Entry system attract high-skilled foreign workers and former international students who want to live in Canada permanently and whose in-demand skills are needed by employers across the country to help build businesses…

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History of Citizenship by Investment

During 18th century, the world’s first special citizenship-by-investment program prevailed in Scotland, a century before St Kitts started the idea, which continued long after the Union with England in the 18th century: a share investment of GBP 83 in the Royal Bank of Scotland allowed a foreign citizen to become a citizen of Scotland and, by extension, the UK. During the…

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