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 [...]