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A selection of relevant news and updates on the residency and citizenship by investment industry

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Greek golden visa changes: Invest while it’s still cheap!

The Greek government has announced a big change in the Greek golden visa scheme. The Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis noted that the Greek residency by investment scheme would be revamped in the coming months, starting from the minimum investment amount, which will be doubled to $500,000 for the property investment option. Currently, the Greece […]

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Your guide to Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Programme

The Dominica citizenship by investment programme is a superb opportunity for people who would like to obtain a second passport, allowing them to enjoy international travel and benefits such as low taxation, education opportunities for children etc. Over the course of the past few years, there has been a major shift in the world, with businesses […]

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Which is the best Caribbean Citizenship by Investment Programme for you?

“Which is the best Caribbean citizenship by investment programme if I want to have a second passport?” is a question that many times come to mind of people who want to explore their options. Many Caribbean countries offer citizenship by investment programmes, attracting individuals and families who take advantage of the significant benefits of a […]

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Grenada Citizenship by Investment Programme: The Gateway To The US

The Grenada citizenship by investment programme is one of the best options for people who would like to have a second passport. However, it is not only about getting second citizenship; another great advantage is that the Grenadian passport serves as the gateway to the US E-2 business visa. Grenadian citizens can travel visa-free to over […]

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How to get St Lucia citizenship

The Saint Lucia Citizenship by investment programme is among the cheapest citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes in the world. A number of countries around the world have implemented investment programmes that allow for the acquisition of alternative citizenship, a second passport, or permanent residency in exchange for an economic contribution to the country’s development, an […]

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The benefits of citizenship by investment in Malta

There is more to Malta than just warm weather, beautiful scenery and crystal clear waters. Thanks to the opportunities the country offers, it has long been an attractive spot for foreign investors. Plus, you gain access to a country that is a member of the European Union. In this article, we look at the benefits […]

A guide to golden visas

The term ‘golden visa’ may elicit images of Charlie’s golden ticket from a certain children’s classic. You may be surprised to hear that the two do have one thing loosely in common. Much like the golden ticket gave access to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, a golden visa also allows the holder access, albeit on a […]

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St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment: How can you apply?

Obtaining a golden visa from St. Kitts & Nevis is probably one of the top reasons the small Caribbean country is known for. St. Kitts & Nevis is one of those Caribbean countries that probably you have read about in a magazine editorial. It is a place of majestic natural beauty with neighbouring countries such […]

Your guide to NHR in Portugal

Your guide to NHR in Portugal

Portugal has long been a top destination for expats from all over the world.According to official figures, over 34,000 British nationals alone live in Portugal. Aside from the weather and quality of life, Portugal also offers an attractive tax regime.The Portuguese government introduced the non-habitual resident (NHR) scheme in 2009. The programme aims to attract […]

Changes to the Portugal Golden Visa in 2022

For almost a year, we have known that changes to the Portugal golden visa were coming. If you are reading this, the changes are now live, coming into effect on January 1st 2022. So, with the new laws in place, what does this mean for the golden visa landscape? The changes made to the Portugal […]

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6 ways to obtain Turkish citizenship

Turkey lies at the crossroads of Europe and Asia and is one of the largest emerging markets in the world. Turkey is a country of opportunities for investors that can also take advantage of the affordable Turkish citizenship by investment programme. By reading this blog, you will learn all the details you need to know […]

Moving to Portugal: From Golden State to Golden Visa

Portugal has long been a top destination, especially for European expats.  Its big cities are home to thriving expat communities, with people from all over the world moving to Portugal. Now it seems like an increasing number of US expats are making the trip across the Atlantic and taking up residency in Portugal. The country’s […]

Big changes coming to the Portuguese golden visa

The Portuguese golden visa is about to see some big changes.  As a result, time is running out to take advantage of the scheme at the current prices. Changes coming at the start of 2022 will see the minimum investment amounts increase. The areas where you can invest will also be limited. In this article, […]

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EB-5 Visa: US Government Slashes Entry Cost But Time is Running Out

The minimum investment amount for US investment visas drops from $900,000 to $500,000 – but only for a limited time. A court ruling has almost halved the investment amount required for an EB-5 visa. The ruling has opened the door to more people looking to obtain permanent residency in the US. However, the recent change […]

All you need to know about Portugal’s D7 Visa

As the UK no longer belongs to the European Union (EU), Britons are considered third party nationals when travelling or living in the bloc. Many of them had taken advantage of the right to move freely and work in the EU, without the need for a visa. However, things have changed since January 1st 2021 […]

4 Ways to Obtain a Spanish Golden Visa

Obtaining a second passport or an EU residence permit isn’t complicated anymore for non-EU citizens who would like to travel, work or secure their family’s future. UK citizens are included now in this group since the country officially exited the EU bloc on December 31st. The Spanish Golden Visa is one way to get the […]

Portuguese Golden Visa Changes Postponed Until 2022

The Portuguese government is looking to maintain the considerable investment it has seen since the introduction of the programme. The total investment (to 31st January 2021) has been over €5.6 Billion with 90% of that being invested in real estate property.

Why Invest in a Portugal Golden Visa Now?

The recent EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement has had an impact on the lives of UK citizens, especially the ones that would like to live or work in the Old Continent, without getting puzzled by any problem.

The Impact of Brexit on Employment Rights

What impact does the EU-UK Free Trade and Cooperation Agreement have on the rights of UK nationals working or receiving a UK pension in European member states?

Top 3 EU Residency By Investment Programmes For UK Expats

Citizenship and residency by investment programmes offered by various EU countries can solve the problem for UK citizens who would like to live and work in the Old Continent.

A Post-Brexit Guide for Brits

With over 800,000 UK citizens living in the EU, expats would like to know how the deal changes their everyday lives. Our article aims to walk you through the changes to prepare you for the new status quo.