CBI Legislation and Acts

We have compiled full list of laws, acts, regulations and amendments for citizenship by investment programs in one place. You can download the legal text in pdf format below from official websites


Exceptional citizenship for direct investments

LN 440 of 2020 – National Development and Social Fund (Establishment as an Agency) (Amendment) Order, 2020
LN 439 of 2020 – Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (Establishment) (Amendment) Order, 2020
LN 438 of 2020 – Identity Malta Agency (Establishment) (Amendment) Order, 2020
LN 437 of 2020 – Granting of citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations, 2020
LN 436 of 2020 – Community Malta Agency (Establishment) Order, 2020
LN 435 of 2020 – Agents (Licences) Regulations, 2020
LN 434 of 2020 – Declaration of Intent Regulations, 2020 for Property Agents
LN 458 of 2020 – Publication of Names of Maltese Citizenship Act 2020


St Kitts and Nevis


The Commonwealth of Dominica Citizenship by Investment Regulations, 2014 (S.R.&O. 37 of 2014) and its later amendments may be accessed via the links below:

Antigua and Barbuda



Vanuatu Citizenship Act [Cap_112]
Citizenship ACT NO. 34 OF 2018 (Amendment)
Citizenship ACT NO. 39 OF 2013 (Amendments)
Citizenship Amendment Act Order No. 18 of 2014 (Amendments)
Citizenship Amendment Act Order No. 40 of 2014 (Amendments)
Citizenship regulations Order 91-95 of 2018
Citizenship Regulations (Order 32-33) of 2019
Citizenship Regulations (Development Support Program) Order No. 39 of 2020
Citizenship Regulations (Contribution Program) Order No. 38 of 2020
Dual Citizenship Amendment Act 2014
The Constitution of the Republic of Vanuatu


Acquisition of Citizenship for Foreign Investors




Saint Lucia


Citizenship Act of the Union of Comoros [2011]


Khmer Nationality Law on Economic Citizenship


Citizenship Investment Act No.48 of 2015
Citizenship Investment Regulations 2017


The Aliens Act – Law n. 23/2007 of 4 July (as subsequently amended) 

Regulatory Decree n. 84/2007 of 5 November (as subsequently amended) 

Decree n. 305-A/2012, of 4 October

Portuguese citizenship, by naturalization, provided all other requirements set out by the Nationality Act are fulfilled  (Act number 37/81 of 3 October, with the current wording);

Portugal permanent residence (pursuant to the Aliens Act – Act number 23/2007 of 4 July


The Immigration and Social Integration Code (Law 4251/2014, Government Gazette  1, no 80) contains provisions that facilitate the stay of third-country investors, whose investments are characterized as strategic investments, via the provision of extended stay time limits for the representatives of investment bodies and their partners.

Law 4251/2014 “Immigration and Social Integration Code and other provisions”

Greek golden visa legislation download here (greek only)


Law 14/2013 regulates the authorizations for investors and entrepreneurs for investment activity


The Programme falls under the Immigration Act. By virtue of Legal Notice 288 of 2015, as amended by Legal Notice 189 of 2017, a third country national who is issued with a certificate in terms of these Regulations, is entitled to the right to reside, settle or stay indefinitely in Malta together with one’s registered dependants.