Due to improvements in the COVID-19 situation, several Caribbean states have opened their airports and are ready to examine new citizenship by investment requests
Breaking: Malta will soon stop accepting new citizenship through investment applications - though not for ever
Turkey grants citizenship to investors and their families in return for significant contributions to the country's economy, while Turkish passports can be obtained through a simplified scheme.
Tranio conducted its eighth annual survey, analysing the investment and property purchasing patterns of Russian and CIS nationals abroad. The survey was primarily focussed on income property, looking at the top locations for investment, yield expectations, budgets, and preferred asset classes, as well as the general presence of Russian-speaking investors in local markets.
Countries in Europe are complaining that the island’s lax stance encourages money laundering and tax evasion, especially by Russians.
The Kingdom of Thailand is popular with tourists from all over the globe as well as downshifters looking to escape the expensive and humdrum life in the West and money-savvy pensioners.
On 3 October, 2019, the government of Montenegro announced that it was receiving applications for its citizenship-for-investment programme that will last until 2022.
A number of Greek legislative acts, including Law No. 4146 of 2013 regulate staying in the country, obtaining a residence permit and Greek citizenship.
Since May 2019, considerably fewer people have been applying for Cypriot citizenship after changes in the country’s citizenship-by-investment programme; nationality obtainment measures have been toughened. Tranio looks into the situation and how it might change going into 2020.
Residence permit in Latvia. How to obtain Latvian citizenship Golden Visa in exchange for property investment or purchase.
The results of the Catalan referendum could not but affect the state of both the Catalonian and the Spanish real estate market as a whole. Experts and investors have made various forecasts. But, how have things turned out in the beginning of 2019?
State-run immigrant investor programmes, also known as “Golden Visa” programmes, are designed to attract foreign capital and businesspeople by providing residency or citizenship in return.
A number of ways to obtain Spanish citizenship exist. Since 2013, Spain Golden Visa program is being offered, which allows its participants to gain citizenship in a simplified manner.
Henley & Partners has published its new passport index, ranking the world’s countries by the freedom of movement they are permitted. Tranio has analysed the top 50 countries to find out which of them grant investment-based nationality.
On 20 November 2018, the OECD published a list of the countries whose citizenship or residence-by-investment programmes it regards as high-risk. The OECD recommends that banks more thoroughly check the documentary evidence of the investors’ physical presence in certain countries.