The world is increasingly an uncertain place. Nigeria is producing new millionaires at a rate of over 16% per year, and this new elite class of citizens have a lot to gain from second citizenship. In Lagos and Abuja, in particular, the concentration of new millionaires is expected to spike in the next 5 yeasr. [...]
Identifying the best citizenship by investment programme for you will largely be influenced by your unique needs and circumstances: Are you looking for increased global mobility, a Plan B for your family, a more tax efficient jurisdiction for your business, or to give your children a better future? How quickly do you need to obtain [...]
Typical eligible asset classes include real estate (commercial or residential), government bonds, certain fund investments, bank deposits and economic fund donations. If approved, the investor gains second citizenship status and a passport from the host jurisdiction.
Citizenship By Investment (CIP) pricing can vary greatly, with entry level Caribbean programmes starting from as little as $100,000 (donation) for a single applicant, whereas the Cyprus Citizenship Programme requiring a property investment of at least €2.5 million. The Turkish Citizenship By Investment Programme, recently launched, offers foreign investors the ability to gain a Turkish [...]
Citizenship By Investment Programmes offer foreign investors the ability to obtain second citizenship, in a country other than their own, by means of making either an investment or a donation. Investors’ motivations for obtaining a so-called “golden passport” can vary greatly, however the decision is typically informed by the need for visa-free travel, tax optimisation [...]
The Vanuatu passport enables the bearer to travel to more than 125 countries around the world on a visa-free or visa-upon-arrival basis. As of February 2020, the list of visa free destinations includes the Schengen Zone (EU), the UK, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Russia, Antigua and Barbuda, Andorra, Anguilla, Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Botswana, [...]
The official languages of Vanuatu are English, French and Bislama (national language).
Although the Vanuatu CIP invites applications from most countries around the world, there are a few exceptions: As of February 2020, nationals of Iraq, Iran, North Korea, Syria and Yemen are not eligible to apply for the program. Contact us for more information in this regard.
While Vanuatu's Citizenship By Investment Program has gone through a number of iterations since 2014, the current iteration was launched on 1 January 2017.
Vanuatu is an island archipelago situated in the South Pacific, north east of Australia. The island nation can be reached by air within 3 hours from Sydney, and in just over 2 hours from Brisbane.