In this article we will tell you how foreigners may obtain citizenship in France, who can apply for the country's passport and how to avoid being refused the desired document.
French citizenship has historically been based on the principle of jus soli (“right of soil”), in contrast to the German definition of nationality through jus sanguinis (“right of blood”).
In this article, we will discuss whether it is legal to have dual citizenship in France, and what the difference between dual and second citizenship is.
In 2019, the government of Montenegro launched a citizenship by investment programme in order to increase the economic activity of foreign investors. The programme was intended to last 3 years and already closes this year. Foreigners have time to apply until December 31 but we advise you to do it as soon as you can.
In 2021, Alex and his family bought three apartments in Athens and applied for residence permits in Greece. Due to the pandemic, the entire purchase process took place remotely, and the Greece borders opened just in time for Alex and his family to travel to Athens to apply for a residence permit. Alex can now travel around the world visa-free and plans to spend his time at the seaside after retirement.
A foreign entrepreneur that starts up an innovative business with a projected value of assets or annual turnover of at least €325,000 to be reached in five years gets a residence permit in Portugal.
A work visa for Portugal unlocks the route to obtaining a residence permit. A prerequisite for it is a valid contract with a Portuguese company.
A foreigner residing for five years in Portugal may make an application to obtain a Portuguese passport. Portugal offers one of the fastest tracks to naturalisation in the EU.
The Portuguese government grants a residence permit for purchasing property to be renovated starting at €350,000, or any property starting at €500,000.
Portugal is one of the most affordable countries to move to in Europe. Portugal imposes minimum requirements for obtaining a residence permit, and the local authorities are favourably disposed to attracting expatriates.
Moving to Portugal is an easy task for wealthy foreigners that just need to buy or rent housing and prove sufficient subsistence funds in the bank. The immigration programme for the financially independent is simple and accessible for many.
The Schengen visa for Portugal follows the Schengen countries’ general requirements: the documentation package is the same for all parties to the agreement. It is a short-term С-type visa valid for up to 90 days within six months.
Family reunification (Familienzusammenführung) is one of the most popular grounds for immigration to Germany. The main condition for a permanent residence permit by family reunification in Germany is to have a relative or a spouse/registered partner residing in the country.
When you move to Germany on a permanent residence permit, the experiences that you will gain include a steady economy and high living standards, fair wages and excellent healthcare and education. Tranio experts share a checklist for those willing to move to Germany.
Business immigration to Germany is supported by the German government’s programme that allows investors and entrepreneurs to obtain a residence permit and find new business opportunities in the country.