Assistance in Obtaining Second Citizenship by Investment

Assistance in Obtaining
Second Citizenship

Freedom of travel, ease of doing business in European countries and secure future for families are major reasons why foreign investors are applying for second citizenship. My Business Consulting DMCC offers professional assistance in obtaining second citizenship in return for investment.

Citizenship by investment is the process of obtaining a second citizenship and passport by investing in the economy of the host country. Citizenship by investment programs legally confer citizenship status faster than traditional immigration processes and do so without requiring investors to put their lives on hold.

Contact us today to get an expert advice on how to obtain citizenship by investment or how to obtain a permanent residency, which will lead to citizenship.

ADVANTAGES OF CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT


HOW TO OBTAIN SECOND CITIZENSHIP

  • Know Your Purpose

    Applicant must determine why do they need the second citizenship. Defining the goal, will establish faster evaluation of the correct option according to purpose.
  • Evaluate your Options

    There are plenty of choices to obtain the second citizenship. Evaluating the option will help you plan according mainly to your budget and time frame.
  • Qualify for the Chosen Program

    Each program has qualifying criteria, filling up the Assessment Form will give you an insight to which program you can be qualified depending on your personal and business background. On this stage, expertise of consultant as our company will genuinely be required to guide you properly on which due course of process.
  • Cooperate on the Procedure

    A successful second citizenship processing will require 100% cooperation from the investor not only on providing the financial commitment but as well as providing a truthful and straightforward information.
  • Enjoy your Future

    The procedure may take couple of months, however, once citizenship is issued applicant and/or the family can start enjoying the life as promised by the program chosen.

VANUATU CITIZENSHIP

Visa-free travel to 125 countries

Investment from $150,000

Located between New Zealand and Australia, Vanuatu has been regarding as the happiest place on the planet. This tropical chain of islands in the South Pacific Ocean has no military. This makes is free from military coups and allows it to be a peaceful country. This is despite its immense cultural diversity, with over 100 languages being spoken.

The capital city of Vanuatu is Port Vila, which is located on the island of Efate. Although it is small in size and population (44,000), Port Vila includes a well-developed banking and financial infrastructure, with at least seven banks serving the international financial industry, as well as a range of highly professional lawyers, accountants, and financial advisers. These include big-name international firms.

Vanuatu recognizes dual citizenship, where you can receive the following benefits:

  • Visa-free travel to 125 countries – the UK, all of Europe, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore.

  • The only Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Tax-free country (other than the indirect taxes of VAT and Customs).

  • International off-shore finance center since 1972.

  • International banks – such as ANZ Bank, Bred Bank, BSP (Bank of South Pacific)

  • Simple company and bank account formation process

  • Stable and peaceful country – it does not even have armed forces.

  • An English/French speaking British Commonwealth Member Country.

  • Simple and fast application process – as little as 45 days.

  • Simple and transparent pricing structure. Attractively priced – particularly for family applications.

  • A beautiful tropical island nation – both for tourism and living.

  • Low-cost real estate – from prime beachfront to entire islands for sale.

  • Secure and long-term land tenure for all land which is government-owned and leased. Nominal rental rates.

  • A country with tremendous economic growth prospects and investment opportunities.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:

Vanuatu Development Support Program The Vanuatu Development Support Program is endorsed and guaranteed by the President. The main goal of the program is to create local jobs, stimulate the economy, and keep the nation's budget balanced. According to the VIC, the total cost for a Vanuatu Citizenship when it comes to getting a passport includes the following:
  • $150,000: Single applicant

  • $200,000: Family with up to 4 dependents


QUALIFICATION:

Vanuatu accepts applicants from all nationalities, as long as the following requirements are met:

  • A clean criminal record

  • Business individual or investor

  • Perpetual traveler

  • Stateless person

  • Person renouncing their citizenship

  • Proof of the required network (at least $450,000)


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ST. KITTS AND NEVIS CITIZENSHIP

Visa-free travel to around 130 countries

Investment from $150,000

Saint Kitts and Nevis, whose official name is the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nev State, is a country composed of two islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is part of what is known as the Lesser Antilles. These two islands have a combined area is 104 square miles (269 square km).

The capital of Saint Kitts is Basseterre. Both islands have ample free water, as well as fertile soils. The climate in Saint Kitts and Nevis is one where it experiences warm summers and cooler winters. In the summer, the temperature hovers around 86 °F (30 °C) whereas in winter, the average temperature is around 81 °F (27 °C).

The population of these two islands is mostly African, although there is a small mulatto minority. Mixed into the population is a small community of South Asians and Caucasians. The official language of these islands is English.

Saint Kitts and Nevis recognize and honor dual citizenship. The benefits you can receive from having a second citizenship in St. Kitts and Nevis include the following:

  • Visa-free travel to around 130 countries and territories around the world, including Hong Kong, and Singapore.

  • The ability to pass your citizenship to future generations by way of descent.

  • Citizenship for life, which includes having the right to live and work within the country.

  • The opportunity to maintain dual citizenship in another country if you want.

  • Complete discretion with regards to citizenship, which ensures that your citizenship status will not be disclosed.

  • Low taxes, which safeguards you from such things as worldwide income, inheritance, and gift taxes.

  • Enjoyable life in a “business haven” with many incentives with regards to doing business and investing.

  • Long-established citizenship by investment program codified in the laws of St. Kitts and Nevis.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:


Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) The Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) is the latest and most direct investment path to a second citizenship in St. Kitts and Nevis:

  • $150,000: Single applicant

  • $175,000: Primary applicant plus a spouse

  • $195,000: Family plus up to 4 dependents

  • $10,000: Each additional dependent

Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) The SIDF focuses on developing public and private infrastructure, promoting renewable energy sources, and supporting new businesses. The contribution required to the SIDF is:

  • $250,000: Single applicant

  • $300,000: Primary applicant plus a spouse

  • $25,000: Each additional dependent

Real Estate Investment To obtain citizenship by purchasing real estate, applicants are required to buy government-approved real estate, located either islands:

  • $200,000 for a joint investment with another primary applicant for the sum of $200,000 each (total would be $400,000) in a single tract of real estate, to be held for 7 years. This investment is exempt from the Stamp Duty.

  • $400,000 in a pre-approved property, to be held for a minimum of 5 years.


The following government fees apply:

  • $35,000: Primary applicant

  • $20,000: Spouse

  • $10,000: Each dependent


HOW TO QUALIFY:

Today, the St. Kitts and Nevis Program is actually regarded as the oldest, most trusted, and most successful program of its kind.

St. Kitts and Nevis offer citizenship to the following:

  • Applicants over the age of 18.

  • Investors with excellent health.

  • Investors with good and upright moral character.


An applicant can apply with family members, including a spouse, children up to the age of 30, as well as parents or grandparents aged 55 or above. All of these individuals must be living with, and be dependent on, the applicant. Some exceptions do apply for children who are disabled.

NOTE: The Citizenship by Investment Program is currently closed to citizens of the following countries, except for a few exceptions:

  • Afghanistan

  • North Korea

  • Iran


Want to know more about a St. Kitts and Nevis second citizenship?
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA CITIZENSHIP

Visa-free travel to over 125 countries

Investment from $100,000

Antigua and Barbuda are two islands which form an independent state in the Lesser Antilles, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. These islands are part of the southern end of the Leeward Islands chain. There is one dependency, the small island of Redonda. The capital is of Antigua and Barbuda is St. John’s, located on Antigua.

The lush and captivating tropical islands of Antigua and Barbuda are often considered to be among the most beautiful places on Earth. You will find a different beach for every day of the year. There are hundreds of white sand coves nestled into the coastlines of the two islands. The majority of the population is of African descent. Most people on Antigua live in St. John’s. The language is English.

Antigua & Barbuda recognize dual citizenship, where citizen benefits from the following:

  • Visa-free travel to over 125 countries and territories, including the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

  • Citizenship for life, with the right to live and work in the country.

  • A low tax nation.

  • No restrictions on the repatriation of profits and imported capital.

  • Life in an economically, legally, and socially stable country belonging to the Commonwealth of Nations. The country's political system is based on the British parliamentary system.

  • Life in a tropical paradise, with an appealing lifestyle, as well as retirement options.

  • Low residency requirements with a lack of any interview requirement.

  • No minimum level of English requirement.

  • No previous education or management experience required.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:


National Economic Fund Contribution With this option, applicants will be required to make a non-refundable donation to the NDF:

  • $100,000: Single applicant

  • $100,000: Family with up to 4 dependents

  • $125,000: Family with 5 dependents or more

Real Estate Investment Applicants who want to make a real estate purchase in Antigua and Barbuda must invest at least $400,000 in an approved real estate project. Real estate projects are approved by the Cabinet, following a recommendation by the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA). Usually, real estate purchased under this option must be held for a minimum of 5 years. However, during that time, you may either purchase another real estate property of equal or higher value, or make an investment under the business investment option. If you will not follow these rules, you run the risk of losing their passports.
Government-approved Business This option is available to you, as an applicant, for citizenship of Antigua and Barbuda if you invest in a business that has been pre-approved by the Cabinet. Approval by the Cabinet follows a recommendation by the ABIA, which then makes its recommendation after consulting with the CIU:

  • $150,000: Single applicant

  • $400,000: Joint investors with an investment totaling $5,000,000

West Indies Fund (UWI Fund) The West Indies Fund is a way of financing UWI’s fourth campus in Antigua and Barbuda. There are two unique features of the UWI Fund:

  • You must be a family of 4 or more to apply. The primary applicant must apply with 3 or more dependents. The dependents can be children, parents, or grandparents who fulfill the conditions of this dependent category.

  • Participation in the UWI Fund entitles one member of your family to a one-year tuition-free scholarship at the University of the West Indies.

  • $150,000 per application


QUALIFICATION:

Antigua and Barbuda offer citizenship to:

  • Applicants over the age of 18.

  • Investors in good health.

  • Investors with upstanding moral character.

  • Applicants with no criminal record.

An applicant may apply together with his or her spouse, dependents, and dependent elderly parents or grandparents in certain situations. Main applicants alone, but not their families, must spend a minimum of 5 days on either island in Antigua and Barbuda over a period of 5 years. All five days may be spent on the either islands at the end of the 5-year period.

Want to know more about a second citizenship from Antigua and Barbuda?
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GRENADA CITIZENSHIP

Visa-free travel to over 130 countries

Investment from $150,000

Grenada, also known as the Isle of Spice, is an island country of the West Indies. It is the southernmost island located in the arc of the Lesser Antilles. It lies in the eastern Caribbean Sea about 100 miles (160 km) north of the coast of Venezuela. The island is about 21 miles (34 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide. The capital is St. George’s, which is located on the southwestern coast of the islands. It is also where the main port is located. English is the accepted and official language.

Grenada recognizes dual citizenship. As a citizen, you will benefit from the following:

  • Visa-free travel to over 130 countries and territories, including China, Russia, the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

  • Citizenship for life, with the right to live and work in Grenada.

  • Right to pass on citizenship to future descendants.

  • Right to hold dual citizenship under the laws of Grenada.

  • The option to apply as an investor under the United States’ E-2 Visa.

  • A low tax nation, safeguarding citizens from inheritance, gift, and capital gains tax, as well as non-resident citizens from wealth and foreign income taxes.

  • No requirement to reside in Grenada before, during, or after the application.

  • No interview to test your English skills

  • No previous education or management experience requirement.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:


National Transformation Fund (NTF) The NTF was established together with the 2013 Citizenship by Investment Program to assist in the transformation of Grenada’s economy to one which includes diversity, resilience, and prosperity.

Contributing to the NTF is the fastest route to citizenship of Grenada:

  • $150,000: Single applicant

  • $200,000: Main applicant plus a spouse

  • $200,000: Family with up to 4 dependents

One-time Donation to Maltese Government for the Main Applicant There are two options available to applicants who want to invest in real estate in Grenada:

  1. A joint investment in pre-approved tourism accommodations

  2. An independent investment in pre-approved real estate.


In both cases, the investment must be held for a period of 3 years from the date that citizenship is received:

  • $220,000: Joint Investment in pre-approved tourist accommodations.

  • $400,000: Independent investment in pre-approved real estate.


For both options, the following government fees apply:

  • $50,000: Family of up to 4 dependents

  • $25,000: Each dependent


QUALIFICATION:


Grenada accepts applicants from all nationalities. The only requirements are the following:

  • They are over the age of 18.

  • They have excellent health.

  • They have good moral character.

An applicant is allowed to apply with family members, including a spouse, children up to the age of 30, and parents or grandparents aged 55 or above. They must all be living with and dependent on the applicant. Some exceptions do apply to children who are disabled.

Want to know more about getting a second citizenship in Grenada?
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ST. LUCIA CITIZENSHIP

Visa-free travel to 121 countries

Investment from $100,000

Saint Lucia is island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. It is the second largest of the Windward group in the Lesser Antilles and is located about 24 miles (39 km) south of the islands of Martinique, as well as 21 miles (34 km) northeast of the island on Saint Vincent. The capital, which i also the main port, is Castries. The majority of the inhabitants of the Saint Lucia are of African descent, although there is a small minority of mulattoes and others. A French patois is spoken by most of the inhabitants, although preferences are shifting towards English, which is the official language.

Saint Lucia recognizes dual citizenship. As a citizen, you receive the following benefits:

  • Visa-free travel to 121 countries and territories, including the Schengen Area.

  • Citizenship for life, including the right to work, reside, and study in St. Lucia.

  • Life in a stable nation belonging to the Commonwealth of Nations, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the International Organisation of La Francophonie.

  • The ability to include family members in your citizenship application.

  • The option to invest in the Saint Lucia National Economic Fund, in real estate, in an enterprise project, or in Government bonds.

  • No interview or language requirement.

  • No residency or travel requirements, except in the case of the Oath of Allegiance, which must be taken in Saint Lucia. You can also take it before any Saint Lucian Embassy, High Commission, or Consulate.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:


National Economic Fund Contribution Under this option, you must make a non-refundable donation to the NEF:

  • $100,000: Single applicant

  • $165,000: Main applicant plus a spouse

  • $190,000: Family with up to 4 dependents

  • $25,000: Each dependent

Real Estate Investment Under this option, you must purchase real estate that has been pre-approved by the St. Lucian government. The real estate must be held for at least 5 years after you receive citizenship.

$300,000 per application.

The following government fees apply:

  • $50,000: Main applicant

  • $35,000: Spouse

  • $35,000: Dependent at least 18 years old

  • $25,000: Dependent under 18 years old

Pre-approved Enterprise Project Investment Investments in pre-approved enterprise projects must create at least 3 permanent jobs. Joint investments are allowed, although each applicant must contribute at least $1 million. Additionally, the entire project must be valued at $6 million and create at least 6 permanent jobs:

  • $3,500,000: Single applicant

  • $6,000,000: More than 1 applicant with each contributing no less than US$1,000,000

Government Bond Investment Investments in government bonds must be held in your name for at least 5 years following the granting of citizenship. The bonds must not attract a rate of interest for the entirety of this period:

  • $500,000: Single applicant

  • $535,000: Main applicant plus a spouse

  • $550,000: Family with up to 4 dependents

  • $25,000: Each dependent


QUALIFICATION:


Saint Lucia offers citizenship to applicants from all nationalities, as long as the follow requirements are met:


  • Applicants are over 18.

  • Applicants are in good health.

  • Applicants have an upstanding moral character.

An applicant can apply with family members, including a spouse, children up to the age of 25, as well as parents or grandparents aged 65 or above. These dependents must be living with and dependent on the applicant. Some exceptions do apply for children who are disabled.

Want to know more about obtaining a second citizenship in St. Lucia?

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