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.
Immigrating to Germany offers the chance to improve your standard of living and secure a decent future for your children.
An EU Blue Card is a special type of a residence permit in the countries of the European Union that provides the right to work in the EU to foreign highly-qualified professionals. Non-EU and Schengen area citizens may apply for a Blue Card.
Italy grants residence permits to financially independent individuals that earn high passive income. Wealthy foreigners may obtain a special elective residence permit or Residenza Elettiva.
In May 2020, Italy cut in half the requirements for a residence by investment permit. In order to obtain a residence permit for Italy, it is now enough to invest €250,000 (instead of €500,000 before) in an Italian start-up or €500,000 (instead of €1,000,000 previously) in a local company.
Foreigners that go to Italy on business must apply for a business visa. This type of visa permits the holder to take part in business meetings and negotiations with foreign business partners, make supply or cooperation agreements, or participate in training sessions at production sites.
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.
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.
Greece’s Golden visa is one of the most popular programmes granting residency in Greece. The qualification requirements are some of the most attractive for foreign investors: a mere €250,000 investment in one or more properties in the Aegean paradise is enough to get the ball rolling.
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.