Citizenship by Investment

Malta vs Cyprus – Citizenship by investment

Malta and Cyprus are the only two countries, which have their official citizenship by investment programmes running in Europe.  Foreign…

Grenada vs St Lucia – Citizenship by investment

Grenada and St Lucia are two new comers in the citizenship-by-investment industry. I will point out the main differences between…

UK granted 4,519 high value tier1 investor visas in 2016

UK tier investment program to rich foreign nationals has not lost its shine and popularity.  UK tier1 investor program grants…

Portugal issued 11,461 golden visa residence permits as of Jan 2017

Portugal’s golden visa programme is the most popular golden visa programme in Europe for property investment. The latest report released by…

St Lucia vs Dominica – Citizenship by investment

St Lucia  entered citizenship by investment market in 2015, while Dominica is most popular CIP program running since 1993. As of 2017,…

Countries offering free citizenship on special merit or achievements

There are several countries in the world having special provisions in citizenship laws granting citizenship based on public interest such…

Malta to grant Citizenship of merit to exceptional individuals

Malta is planning to grant Maltese Citizenship of Merit to foreign nationals who have given “exceptional” service to the country. …

New Citizenship by Investment Programs for 2017

There are exciting new citizenship by investment programs coming up in 2017, some have been already announced by many countries….

Hungary residency bond program to be indefinitely suspended from April 2017

The Hungarian government announced recently, that the residency bond program will be indefinitely suspended effective from April 2017.  The Hungarian Debt…

St Lucia citizenship reduced to $100,000 from Jan 2017

St Lucia today announced that they have reduced the investment amount to  just $100,000 (previously was $200,000) by making amendments to their…