Obtaining a second passport is a fundamental step toward freeing yourself from absolute dependence on any one country. Once you have that freedom, it’s much harder for any government to control your destiny. No matter where you live, you can benefit from the political diversification that comes with a second passport.
Dual citizens can receive the benefits and privileges offered by each country. For example, they have access to two social service systems, can vote in either country or may be able to run for office in either country, depending on the law. They are also allowed to work in either country without needing a work permit or visa and can attend school in either country at the citizen tuition rate.
Portuguese citizenship grants the right to settle, work, and study in all EU countries and allows visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 184 destinations worldwide. Portuguese citizenship can mainly be acquired by those who are descended from Portuguese parents or grandparents, by marriage or civil union, or by birth in a Portuguese territory.
To get the citizenship by investment you have to:
In order to create more favorable conditions for citizenship approval, the applicant may demonstrate tangible connections with the Portuguese community.
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 2013, making it one of the most recent programs of its kind. The program allows applicants and their families to obtain citizenship of Antigua & Barbuda in exchange for an investment made into the country. It offers a highly useful second passport for you, your family and future generations.
With some 365 beaches of clean blue waters, the tropical islands of Antigua and Barbuda are an inviting paradise and considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Subsequently, tourism is the key driver of GDP and generates around 60% of the island’s income, with key target markets being the U.S, Canada and Europe.
A strategic location, a highly educated workforce, a pleasant tropical climate, and untouched beaches are among the attributes that make Antigua and Barbuda an attractive investment opportunity
Benefits of Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship
Qualifications for Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship
To qualify under the Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program, the following criteria must be met:
Applicants must make one of the following qualifying investments in Antigua and Barbuda:
St Kitts and Nevis
The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program was started in 1984, giving it the distinction of being the world’s first country to offer such a program. Now in its fourth decade of operation, the country continues to be a leader among those offering citizenship by investment programs. It has made it is goal to represent the ‘Platinum Standard’ of citizenship by investment. As the oldest and most trusted program of its kind, St. Kitts & Nevis continues to welcome those seeking to obtain citizenship in this beautiful Caribbean island.
The citizenship by investment program allows applicants to become citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis, without a residency requirement. Once Citizenship is granted, passports may be easily obtained. Dependent children 30 years and under may also be included and grandparents above 55 years.
St. Kitts and Nevis 60 day Accelerated Application Process (AAP)
St. Kitts and Nevis is the only citizenship by investment program to offer an Accelerated Application Process (AAP). Applying using the AAP will guarantee complete processing of a fully completed application within 60 days of its submission, with some applications completed in as little as 45 days. Applicants will still be required to meet all mandatory criteria and submit the necessary supporting documents to apply for citizenship by investment.
Under the AAP Applications will be given an accelerated treatment from the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Due Diligence Providers and the St. Kitts and Nevis Passport Office.
About St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts is the larger of the 2 Caribbean islands that comprise the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Known for its rain forested mountains and beaches of white, gray and black sands, these dual islands are one of the most stunning spots in the Caribbean.
On its southwestern coast is the capital, Basseterre, and its colonial-era Georgian buildings. Anchoring Basseterre is the Circus, a plaza modeled after London’s Piccadilly Circus, complete with Victorian-style clock tower.
Beyond its breathtaking natural beauty, warm skies, clear blue waters and white sandy beaches, St. Kitts and Nevis supports a robust trade and tourism economy and highly skilled workforce. It offers direct flights to and from Europe and the U.S.
Benefits of St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
Qualifications for St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship
To qualify under the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program, the following criteria must be met:
Applicants must make one of the following qualifying investments in St. Kitts and Nevis:
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