We offer international property investment solutions. Investing in property in an international country is a good opportunity to explore the options of buying a passport through a citizenship by investment programme.
The following are some of the countries that offer the most effective citizenship programmes:
Portugal offers citizenship through investment and you will receive visa free travel to the Eu and Schengen Zone. You are not even required to live in this country and Portugal requires that you stay in the country for a minimum of 7 days in the first year and 14 days over the subsequent periods of 2 years. As long as the applicants do not stay more than 180 days per year in Portugal, no taxation applies (except a slight property tax). Here what you need to qualify: an investment in real-estate of at least EUR 500,000 in Portugal and under this programme you will receive a passport and citizenship within the next 6 years.
Malta comes with a great deal of benefits for investors who are keen on going this route. Malta offers Visa-free travel to more than 170 countries in the world and having Maltese citizenship gives right to live and work anywhere in Europe including Switzerland. The processing time is relatively fast with a turnaround time of 3-4 months and you will be issued a passport after 12 months. Here is what you need to qualify: EUR 650,000 donation to National Development and Social Fund (NDSF) and a purchase of Real Estate worth EUR 350,000 which you must hold for atleast 5 years in Malta (or) Rent a property by paying at least EUR 16,000/year rent for 5 years. and opt to buy EUR 150,000 worth of Government bonds.
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Antigua and Barbuda
This is a tourist hub in the Eastern Caribbean and you can become a citizen by way of investment in this country. This country offers you the option of choosing real estate investment, EU citizenship for the family. Visa free travel to 100 or more countries and you are guaranteed a passport within 2-4 months. Here is what you need to qualify: There is a limited time offer from the government and these are the prerequisites for becoming a citizen: USD 200,000 donation to National fund ( or) USD 400,000 investment in real estate (or)USD 1.5 million business investment.