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European Union golden visas - Comparison Table

26 April 2021

  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Greece Golden Visa
  • Greece Program
  • Malta Residence Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • MRVP
  • Portugal Golden Visa
  • portugal program
  • Schengen visa
  • Spain Golden Visa
  • spain program
European Union golden visas - Comparison Table

This table covers all the countries and all the legal programs where EU Golden visa can be obtained in a short period of time (from 2 to 8 months).

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Top EU Golden Visa Programs 2021

24 April 2021

  • Cyprus Golden Visa
  • EU Golden Visas
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Greece Golden Visa
  • Greece Program
  • Malta CBI
  • Malta IIP
  • Malta Residence Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • MRVP
  • Portugal Golden Visa
  • portugal program
  • Schengen visa
  • Spain Golden Visa
  • spain program
Top EU Golden Visa Programs 2021

A selection of top golden visa investor programs in Europe. Portugal From €280,000.Cyprus €300,000. Spain From €500,000.Greece From €250,000 & Malta €280,000.

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A guide on how to start a business in the UK

22 April 2021

  • brexit
  • Immigration to UK
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa
  • UK Economy
  • UK Global Talent visa
  • UK Innovator visa
  • UK Investor Visa Application
  • UK Permanent Residence
  • uk program
  • UK Start-up visa
  • United Kingdom
A guide on how to start a business in the UK

The United Kingdom (UK) is often seen as an attractive place to start a business, here’s our guide on how to start a business in UK as a foreigner.(

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Greece mulls its golden visa program overhaul

18 April 2021

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Greece PR
  • Greece Program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
  • Greek Golden Visa
  • Visa-Free Travel
Greece mulls its golden visa program overhaul

Greece is studying a series of changes to its golden visa program as the program came to a near halt due to the pandemic.

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World’s Best Investment Migration Programs

17 April 2021

  • EU Golden Visas
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • MRVP
  • portugal program
World’s Best Investment Migration Programs

Citizens who have higher monthly income can gain the right to reside or even citizenship in some of the most famous world countries by investing an amount of money.

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Cyprus Permanent Residence Permit (Fast Track)

15 April 2021

  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
Cyprus Permanent Residence Permit  (Fast Track)

The Minister of Interior of Cyprus, revised the existing framework relating to the Cyprus fast track Permanent Residence Permit program.

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Portugal’s golden visa – changes coming to effect January 2022

11 March 2021

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
Portugal’s golden visa – changes coming to effect January 2022

The government has extended the deadline of amendments, initially set for July 2021, which were due to make some changes to the qualifying criteria for the golden visa the residence in Portugal through investment, to 1 January 2022

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China powers up Portugal golden visa program

4 March 2021

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
China powers up Portugal golden visa program

In a jaw-dropping development, Portugal real estate market shows 12 per cent rise in 2020 despite 7.6 percent economic contraction in the country due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Cyprus will not replace its Citizenship by investment program

3 March 2021

  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
Cyprus will not replace its Citizenship by investment program

The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has said that Cyprus will not be replacing its citizenship by investment program – but other incentives would be offered for investment.

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Malta New residence and visa program to be introduced Soon

24 February 2021

  • EU Passport
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Malta IIP
  • Malta Residency and Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • MRVP
Malta New residence and visa program to be introduced Soon

A new residence and visa program which will be introduced in the coming months is aimed at attracting more investors to Malta while maintaining current high due diligence standards, Parliamentary Secretary Alex Muscat told parliament on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021.

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Tired of UK and Schengen visa procedure ?

6 August 2018

  • Antigua and Barbuda Program
  • austria program
  • canada program
  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • dominica program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
  • Grenada Program
  • Malta Residence and Visa Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • qiip
  • saint lucia program
  • saint-kitts and nevis program
  • Schengen Region
  • Spanish Golden Visa Program
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa
Tired of UK and Schengen visa procedure ?

Many business people,senior managers,entrepreneurs,students and families are tired of applying for United Kingdom (UK) or Schengen visas and sick of waiting in long lines at visa application centers or being interrogated like a criminal in front of visa unit,while some may quit and modify their travel itineraries to other countries. But such ordeal may come to an end through buying a residency and / or citizenship (passport) in another country by investing in a property or government fund.

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Cyprus citizenship by investment (CBI) updates: A limit of 700 applicants annually and more!

24 May 2018

  • Cyprus (EU) Citizenship
  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • cyprus program
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • eu immigration
  • EU Passport
  • EU Real Estate
Cyprus citizenship by investment (CBI) updates: A limit of 700 applicants annually and more!

The Citizenship by Investment (CBI) industry has seen a number of dramatic changes to investment migration and citizenship programs during the year 2017 and 2018 On May 21 2018,the council of Cyprus ministers approved some changes to the citizenship-through-investment program,which has already attracted over €4.8 billion of direct investment into the Cypriot economy — up until 2016."The Cyprus government has tightened vetting procedures in a program that grants Cypriot citizenship to investors"

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Five EU Permanent residency (Golden Visa ) programs compared

17 May 2018

  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Greece Program
  • Malta Residence and Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • Spanish Golden Visa Program
  • U/HNWI Immigration
Five EU Permanent residency (Golden Visa ) programs compared

Many European countries have introduced a “Golden Visa” program, offering permanent residency in exchange for real estate investments . The Golden Visas are intended to be a magnet for foreign investments and arouse the property market and economy. The Golden Visas programs primarily target Middle Eastern , Chinese and Russian investors, and also investors from South Africa , Brazil , Turkey and Vietnam.

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Why MENA investors should consider Portugal Golden Visa (Residence) Program

1 March 2018

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
Why MENA investors should consider Portugal Golden Visa (Residence) Program

Portugal attracts a lot of foreign investors from all over the world through “the Golden Visa” program; it’s a country where you and your family can enjoy the pleasant warm Mediterranean climate, with the lowest living costs and high standard of living. Large number of investors from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are queuing up to put their money into real estate through the Portugal Golden visa that comes with assured migration and faster acquisition of the EU Residency.

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Greece Golden Visa & Residence Permit by Investment in 2017

5 February 2018

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Greece Program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Visa-Free Travel
Greece Golden Visa & Residence Permit by Investment in 2017

The Golden visa program in Greece was launched five years ago, currently the popularity of the program soaring, amid new wave of investor interest. Launched in July 2013 the Greek golden visa program grants a five year residency visa in return for an investment in real estate. There is no minimum stay requirement and dependents up to the age of 21 are included in the family application. The visa is granted for five years and renewed every five years if the property investment is retained.

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2016/2017 Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP ) Statistics

21 December 2017

  • Direct Citizenship
  • Malta Citizenship by Investment
  • Malta IIP
  • malta program
  • U/HNWI Immigration
2016/2017 Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP ) Statistics

The Office of the Regulator for the Individual Investor Program released its fourth annual report enclosing a selection of statistical data related to Malta’s citizenship by investment program (MIIP) , between July 1st, 2016 and June 30th 2017 . The report reveals that while interest in the program remains strong, the number of applications submitted in the period decreased from the 451 recorded in 2016 to 377 until June 30th 2017.

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Malta’s Individual Investor Program will be"more exclusive"

6 December 2017

  • cyprus program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Passport
  • EU Real Estate
  • Malta Citizenship by Investment
  • malta program
  • U/HNWI Immigration
Malta’s Individual Investor Program will be"more exclusive"

 Malta Individual Investor Program (MIIP) is one of the two citizenship by Investment programs in the EU. The Malta Individual Investor Program (IIP) offers citizenship in a stable EU Member State tying in a solid investment and a lasting bond with the country. The program allows for the grant of citizenship to qualified foreign individuals and families who make a significant contribution to the economic development of Malta

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Important Information for Bulgarian and Romanian Citizens Travelling to Canada

20 November 2017

  • bulgaria program
  • Bulgarian Visa Regulation
  • canada program
  • eTA
Important Information for Bulgarian and Romanian Citizens Travelling to Canada

eTA Canada, Romanian Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program (BGIIP), Canadian Visa, , electronic travel authorization,  The Department of Immigration, Ref...

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Malta & Cyprus Citizenship Programs Compared

16 November 2017

  • cyprus program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Passport
  • EU Real Estate
  • Malta Citizenship by Investment
  • malta program
  • U/HNWI Immigration
Malta & Cyprus Citizenship Programs Compared

Malta and Cyprus are the only two European countries, which have their official citizenship by investment programs running in Europe .  Investors can apply for EU citizenship ...

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Top 10 reasons for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa refusals

9 November 2017

  • brexit
  • Immigration to UK
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa
  • UK Economy
  • UK Investor Visa Application
  • UK Permanent Residence
  • uk program
Top 10 reasons for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa refusals

The United Kingdom (UK) is the land of opportunities, with many investors and entrepreneurs wishing to come to the UK for many reasons. Due to this, there are several routes of entry. One of the most popular way is by applying for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa.

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Post-Brexit Britain is Still Appealing to Global Investors

24 July 2017

  • brexit
  • Immigration to UK
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa
  • uk program
Post-Brexit Britain is Still Appealing to Global Investors

According to the United Kingdom’s Office of National Statistics (ONS), 2017 had a record-number of Tier 1 Investor Visa Program applicants between January and March of that year. This figure is the highest number of Tier 1 Investor Visa applicants recorded since 2014, stated the ONS report. Even with economic figures on the rise in the UK, you may be wondering, “what makes post-Brexit Britain so appealing to global investors?” The answer to that is simple, and we’ll tell you why.

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Business and Pleasure: The Advantages of Cypriot Residency

17 July 2017

  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
Business and Pleasure: The Advantages of Cypriot Residency

It has been a while since we at QICMS have written about one of our favorite locations: Cyprus. It’s not only the coastal nation’s historical landscape, golden sunsets, and turquoise waters that make Cyprus so alluring, but the fact that it’s a country that offers both business and pleasure for individuals looking to relocate to Europe. For investors who want to broaden their business opportunities in Europe, or provide a “fresh start” for themselves and their family, Cyprus’ Permanent Residence

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Significant Changes to the Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP)

13 July 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • Golden Visa Residency Programs
  • Malta Residence and Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • MRVP
  • U/HNWI Immigration
Significant Changes to the Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP)

Significant changes to Malta’s Residence and Visa Program (MRVP) were published in the country’s Government Gazette on July 4, 2017, effective immediately. These new changes are aimed to increase interest from foreign investors by improving the quality of the program and boost competitiveness in the Residency by Investment market among European and North American nations.

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Need for Second (Dual) Citizenship a Growing Concern for Post-Brexit Britons

19 June 2017

  • canada program
  • cyprus program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • Greece Program
  • QIIP 2017
  • QIIP vs. USA EB-5
  • USA EB-5 Program
  • usa program
Need for Second (Dual) Citizenship a Growing Concern for Post-Brexit Britons

According to the Independent.co.uk, a recent “citizenship” survey revealed that approximately 89% of post-Brexit Britons see a growing need for obtaining a second (dual) citizenship. Obtaining a second citizenship, however, can be a lengthy and complicated process for the average person, and many of the country’s wealthy are prepared to spend a substantial amount of money to achieve their goal.

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Investment in Greek Real Estate is Your Gateway to Europe

14 June 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Greece Program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Qatar Crisis
  • Visa-Free Travel
Investment in Greek Real Estate is Your Gateway to Europe

Today’s Residency by Investment market reflects the needs of foreign nationals all over the world, and access to the European Union’s business sectors ranks among the top benefits investors are seeking. This is certainly the case for Greece, whose government has issued nearly 3,000 residency permits through real estate investment as of January this year, making the country’s Golden Visa Program a gateway to Europe for many.

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Ukraine Citizens Granted Visa-Free Access to the European Union

11 June 2017

  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • eu immigration
  • EU Permanent Residency
  • portugal program
  • Schengen Region
  • Travel Freedom
  • Ukraine-EU Relations
Ukraine Citizens Granted Visa-Free Access to the European Union

In May 2017, Ukraine and the European signed a landmark agreement, a legislative regime that grants holders of a Ukrainian biometric passport visa-free access to participating EU countries and Schengen region. The regulation officially goes into effect starting tonight, on June 11, 2017.

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From Lisbon to Porto: Portugal’s Property Market is Moving North

8 June 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
From Lisbon to Porto: Portugal’s Property Market is Moving North

With mounting processing times affecting the Lisbon area, prospective investors are turning their attention to other areas: Porto. As Portugal’s second most populous locale on the Douro River, the city of Porto offers investors the characteristic beauty of Lisbon and prime real estate opportunities at a more affordable price.

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Three Reasons to Invest in Cyprus’ Golden Visa Residence Program

1 June 2017

  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • Cyprus Residence Permit
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
Three Reasons to Invest in Cyprus’ Golden Visa Residence Program

There are many reasons why foreign investors are turning to Cyprus’ Residency by Investment Program, otherwise known as a “Golden Visa Residence Program”—and it’s not only because of the island’s famed sunshine or picturesque beaches surrounded by dazzling azure water. In this blog, we want to give our readers three reasons why investing in Cyprus’ Golden Visa Residence Program is the best choice for you and your family.

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Highest Salaries Around the World: North America and Europe

24 May 2017

  • Canada Business Immigration
  • canada program
  • Immigration to Canada
  • MPNP-B
  • US Green Card
  • USA EB-5 Program
  • usa program
Highest Salaries Around the World: North America and Europe

In our last blog we discussed which countries expats were moving to in 2017, with countries in North America, Europe, and East Asia topping the charts. Although the United States wasn’t a major player in the game for preferred destinations, it seems that America has beat out its competitors for the top 5 cities with the highest salaries paid around the world.

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Rise of the Golden Visa Residency Programs: What, Who, and Where?

17 May 2017

  • Cyprus Residence Permit
  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Golden Visa Residency Programs
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
Rise of the Golden Visa Residency Programs: What, Who, and Where?

These days, “Golden Visa” programs are on the rise, and many Residency and Citizenship by Investment Programs in North America or the Caribbean are eager to call their respective programs a Golden Visa. However, the truth is a “Golden Visa” refers to European Residency by Investment opportunities (usually in the form of real estate or property options) for foreign nationals that are offered by the country’s respective government. In exchange for a substantial capital investment into the economy,

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Turkish Nationals Investing in Safer Futures through Business Immigration

20 April 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Greece Program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
Turkish Nationals Investing in Safer Futures through Business Immigration

It’s no surprise that a growing number of Turkish citizens are reacting to the country’s escalating political instability by investing in a safer, more stable future through business immigration. Now more than ever, Turkish nationals are opening their pocketbooks to purchase European property overseas in Greece and Portugal.

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Portugal Golden Visa Program Reaches EUR 3 Billion in Residence Permits

18 April 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
Portugal Golden Visa Program Reaches EUR 3 Billion in Residence Permits

Portugal is one of several countries that offer “Golden Visas” to investors willing to make a substantial capital investment into the country’s economy. According to the Immigration and Borders authority, Portugal’s Golden Visa scheme had amassed EUR 3 billion in issued permits by March of 2017, with more than EUR 2.4 billion resulting in real estate purchase alone.

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Cypriot Citizenship by Investment: Getting What You Pay For

30 March 2017

  • Cyprus (EU) Citizenship
  • Cyprus Fast Track Citizenship
  • Cyprus Passport
  • cyprus program
  • EU Passport
Cypriot Citizenship by Investment: Getting What You Pay For

When a passport from your home country places restrictions on your travel freedom throughout the world, “citizenship planning” can come in handy. Compared to other European programs, obtaining Cypriot citizenship by investment provides high net worth individuals (HNWI) greater mobility and amenities to families that are hard to beat.

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Comparing European Golden Visa Programs

16 March 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Golden Visa Residency Programs
  • Greece Program
  • hungary program
  • Malta Residency Program
  • portugal program
  • spain program
Comparing European Golden Visa Programs

While each country has its own requirements and benefits, all Golden Visa Residency Programs recognize dual citizenship and provide visa-free and visa-on-arrival access to over 160 countries. In addition, Golden Visa Residency Programs do not require applicants to take a language exam, and with the exception of Malta, do not require a minimum net worth to apply

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Deciding Between Cypriot Citizenship or Residency by Investment Options

6 March 2017

  • Cyprus Citizenship
  • Cyprus Fast Track Citizenship
  • Cyprus Permanent Residency
  • cyprus program
  • Cyprus Residence Permit
  • EU Passport
Deciding Between Cypriot Citizenship or Residency by Investment Options

When it comes down to deciding between Cypriot citizenship and Cypriot permanent residency, the most important question to ask is, “Which program can I benefit from the most?” This blog will discuss what each has to offer investors and their family.

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The Hungarian Investor Residency Bond Program is Your Golden Ticket to Europe

5 March 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • Hungarian Residency Bond Program
  • Hungary Golden Visa
  • Hungary Permanent Residency
  • hungary program
The Hungarian Investor Residency Bond Program is Your Golden Ticket to Europe

Some of Europe’s Residency by Investment Programs offer candidates “Golden Visas,” or residency permits, in exchange for a financial contribution to the country’s economy. When it comes to getting the most out of your investment, the Hungarian Investor Residency Bond Program is the golden ticket for your immigration solutions.

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Real Estate Investment through European Golden Visa Programs

1 March 2017

  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • European Real Estate Investment
  • Golden Visa Residency Programs
Real Estate Investment through European Golden Visa Programs

When it comes to Golden Visa Programs, investing in European real estate offers foreign nationals the whole package: European residency for applicants and their eligible dependants, visa-free and/or visa-on-arrival travel to more than 160 countries and/or the Schengen region, and acquiring property in some of the most sought-after locations in the European Union. The real question is: why shouldn’t you invest real estate through Europe’s Golden Visa Programs?

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Greece’s Golden Visa: Europe’s Cheapest Residency by Investment Program

26 February 2017

  • EU Real Estate
  • Greece Program
  • Greece Residency by Investment
Greece’s Golden Visa: Europe’s Cheapest Residency by Investment Program

Countries such as Greece, Malta, and Spain, among others, offer what is commonly known as a “Golden Visa Program” which grants foreign nationals permanent residency in exchange for an investment into a country’s economy. This article will discuss the finer points of Greece’s Golden Visa Program and why Greek residency is so appealing.

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A Closer Look at the Malta Residency and Visa Program (MRVP)

22 February 2017

  • EU Real Estate
  • Malta Residency and Visa Program
  • Malta Residency Program
A Closer Look at the Malta Residency and Visa Program (MRVP)

Malta is one of many European countries to join the ranks of Residency by Investment Programs. Through the Malta Residency and Visa Program (MRVP), foreign nationals can obtain a Maltese residence permit for primary applicants and their eligible dependents. So what makes Malta so great?

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Portugal’s Golden Residency Permit Program Continues to Gain Momentum

19 February 2017

  • Golden Residence Permit Program
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
Portugal’s Golden Residency Permit Program Continues to Gain Momentum

Portugal’s Golden Residency Permit Program (or “Golden Visa Program”) has been a great success in many aspects. In the five years since the program’s inception, over EUR 2.5 billion has been invested into the country with more than 4,000 visas issued to foreign nationals. So what makes the Golden Residency Permit Program one of the hottest tickets for investment in Europe?

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A "Golden Year" for Portugal’s Golden Visa Program

16 February 2017

  • Portugal Golden Residence Permit
  • Portugal Golden Visa Program
  • portugal program
  • Real Estate Investment Portugal
A "Golden Year" for Portugal’s Golden Visa Program

More than 4,000 Golden Visas have been issued since Portugal’s Golden Visa Program launched. With Portugal’s consistent rating as being one of the top five safest countries in the world, along with the affordable cost of living and its historic beauty, the opportunity for residence should not be missed by today’s global investor.

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Why You Should Buy a Property in Spain in 2017

4 February 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Residence Permit in Spain
  • spain program
  • Spanish Golden Visa
  • Spanish Residency Visa
Why You Should Buy a Property in Spain in 2017

Spain’s housing market has made a remarkable turnaround since 2014 from its former state of despair. Spain’s government established the Golden Visa Program to help pull the country out of recession and toward economic recovery, and foreign investors have fueled the resurgence of the real estate market.

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Last Chance for the Hungarian Residency Bond Program (Hungarian Golden Visa Program)

22 January 2017

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Permanent Residency
  • Hungarian Residency Bond Program
  • Hungarian Special Debt Fund
  • Hungary Golden Visa
  • hungary program
Last Chance for the Hungarian Residency Bond Program (Hungarian Golden Visa Program)

The Hungarian Special Debt Fund recently released a statement confirming that the Hungarian Residency Bond Program will be placed on moratorium starting March 31, 2017. Intake of applications will continue until that date after which the program will be suspended until further notice.

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Malta Sells Passports to the Global Elites

15 January 2017

  • Direct Citizenship
  • Malta Citizenship by Investment
  • Malta IIP
  • malta program
  • U/HNWI Immigration
Malta Sells Passports to the Global Elites

Malta, a small Mediterranean island, only introduced its own passport-by-investment program in 2014. Malta was a former British colony and English is one of the two official languages. It is also a member of the European Union and the EU Schengen Zone, so citizens have the right to live and work in any of the other member EU countries

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European Citizenship Benefits for Middle Eastern Investors and Entrepreneurs

14 January 2017

  • EU Citizenship
  • malta program
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Travel Freedom
European Citizenship Benefits for Middle Eastern Investors and Entrepreneurs

For investors and entrepreneurs in the Middle East region, certain passports can create barriers for expanding a business or economic interests overseas. Acquiring a second passport in a European Union (EU) country provides the investor with several benefits and freedoms depending on his or her chosen location.

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UK Investor Visa Applications on the Rise Post-Brexit Vote

3 January 2017

  • Immigration to UK
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa
  • UK Investor Visa Application
  • uk program
UK Investor Visa Applications on the Rise Post-Brexit Vote

In the three months after Brexit was announced, the UK’s Tier 1 Investor Visa applications increased by 61% in 2016, with wealthy foreigners quick to take advantage of the current immigration rules before anticipated stricter rules came into force.

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Why Invest in Cyprus?

27 December 2016

  • Cyprus (EU) Citizenship
  • Cyprus Fast Track Citizenship
  • cyprus program
  • EU Passport
  • Travel Freedom
Why Invest in Cyprus?

Cypriot citizens enjoy high standards of living, luxury accommodations, and a rich cultural history. Who wouldn’t want to call this gem nation home?

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Austrian Passports for the Ultra-Wealthy

29 November 2016

  • Austria Citizenship
  • Austria Passport
  • austria program
  • Direct Citizenship
  • European CIP
Austrian Passports for the Ultra-Wealthy

Today, a second citizenship can be legally obtained by means of economic investment in the country in question

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Obtain Hungarian Permanent Residence for a Risk-Free Investment

23 November 2016

  • EU Golden Visas
  • Hungary Golden Visa
  • Hungary Permanent Residence
  • hungary program
  • Immigration to Hungary
  • Schengen Region
Obtain Hungarian Permanent Residence for a Risk-Free Investment

The Hungarian Investment Immigration Program provides the opportunity to foreign nationals (non-EU citizens) to acquire permanent residence status in Hungary through an investment in Special Hungary Government Bonds, otherwise known as the Hungary Golden Visa. As of July 1st 2016, there is no longer a six-month temporary permit waiting period; applicants can now “fast track” their way to permanent residency within two months.In the new changes, the requirement for a Hungarian address has also be

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Overseas Investors Choose Real Estate in Portugal

16 November 2016

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Middle East Nationals
  • Portugal Golden Residence Permit
  • portugal program
  • Schengen Region
Overseas Investors Choose Real Estate in Portugal

Portugal’s economy is making a comeback with property prices on the rise. Property owners in Portugal through this program get to enjoy the Portuguese lifestyle as well as obtain visa-free entry into Europe’s Schengen zone.

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Real Estate in Europe: A Safe Investment?

10 November 2016

  • Cyprus Residency Program
  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Golden Investor Visa Program
  • malta program
Real Estate in Europe: A Safe Investment?

Many countries around the world offer residency permits in exchange for an investment into the country’s economy. Of all the investor immigration programs, Europe remains one of the most desirable places to obtain residency due to the political stability and, more importantly, the strength of European passports.

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Obtain a European Passport Through Malta’s Immigrant Investor Program

13 October 2016

  • EU Golden Visas
  • European CIP
  • Malta CIP
  • Malta Golden Visa
  • malta program
Obtain a European Passport Through Malta’s Immigrant Investor Program

Investors from around the world are applying for second passports in increasing numbers, following the ever-growing trend of the wealthy

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Confidence in UK Economy on the Rise

8 October 2016

  • Brexit and Immigration
  • EU Golden Visas
  • Immigration to UK
  • UK Economy
  • uk program
Confidence in UK Economy on the Rise

Although the initial backlash of the Brexit outcome may have slowed investor immigration to the UK at first, there’s no doubt that interest in settlement remains high now that the dust has settled.

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Huge Decrease in Minimum Investment for Cypriot Citizenship

29 September 2016

  • Cyprus Citizenship
  • Cyprus Investment
  • cyprus program
  • Cyprus Residence Permit
Huge Decrease in Minimum Investment for Cypriot Citizenship

A few changes have been made to the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program recently, enticing even more foreign nationals to invest in the country. The Cyprus Government is capitalizing on the Brexit movement as investors continue to search for EU citizenship.

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Financially Sound Options Available for Those Wanting EU Passports

19 September 2016

  • cyprus program
  • EU Citizenship
  • eu immigration
  • EU Passport
  • EU Permanent Residency
Financially Sound Options Available for Those Wanting EU Passports

Immigration in the Middle East and North Africa is at an all time high, with immigration happening in a myriad of different capacities: asylum seekers, refugees, migrant laborers, and most recently, business immigrants. Globalism, and participation in the global community, gets easier and easier each passing year, as companies, governments, and individuals connect both virtually and through travel.

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Turkish Citizens Looking for a Way Out

6 September 2016

  • EU Citizenship
  • eu immigration
  • EU Permanent Residency
  • hungary program
  • malta program
  • Middle East Nationals
Turkish Citizens Looking for a Way Out

Turkey is experiencing some of the worst political unrest in history. Today, more than ever, high net worth individuals are applying for citizenship and residency by investment programs to escape the country’s current nightmare.

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Why Immigration is Good for the UK

23 August 2016

  • brexit
  • Brexit and Immigration
  • UK Permanent Residence
  • uk program
Why Immigration is Good for the UK

The driving force behind the Brexit result of the June referendum was the perception that migration was having a negative impact on the UK.

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Golden Visas in Spain and Portugal: A Comparison

27 July 2016

  • EU Golden Visas
  • EU Real Estate
  • Portugal Golden Residence Permit
  • portugal program
  • spain program
  • Spanish Golden Visa
Golden Visas in Spain and Portugal: A Comparison

Spain and Portugal have two of the most sought after immigrant investor programs in Europe. These countries both offer a Golden Visa scheme whereby a foreign national can receive a temporary (or “golden”) residence permit in the selected country in exchange for a sizeable contribution to that country’s economy.

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Brexit’s Impact on Immigration

19 July 2016

  • brexit
  • Brexit and Immigration
  • uk program
Brexit’s Impact on Immigration

On June 23rd 2016, a majority vote was made by the UK to leave the European Union. This surprising outcome sent the whole world in turmoil with the uncertainty of Brexit’s future implications. Now that the frenzy has somewhat subsided from this historic referendum, the immediate consequences have become a little clearer, and we would like to discuss these in this article, as well as mention the impact on high net worth individuals.

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Cyprus: The Fastest Option for Immigration to Europe

19 July 2016

  • Cyprus Citizenship
  • Cyprus Passport
  • cyprus program
Cyprus: The Fastest Option for Immigration to Europe

High net worth individuals and business foreign nationals often look to Europe as the continent of choice when it comes to immigration. Europe is centrally located and an excellent hub for business, whether to set up a branch of an existing company or to establish a completely new enterprise. In addition, member countries of the European Union enjoy visa-free travel amongst themselves as well as the freedom to live, work, or study in any of the EU member states as a resident or citizen of an EU

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Bulgarian Citizenship Through Risk-Free Government Bonds

18 July 2016

  • Bulgaria Citizenship
  • Bulgaria Permanent Residency
  • bulgaria program
  • Immigration to Bulgaria
Bulgarian Citizenship Through Risk-Free Government Bonds

High net worth individuals and investors who are interested in becoming global citizens are looking toward Bulgaria as a prime option. There are numerous benefits to obtaining permanent residence in Bulgaria, including the freedom of movement among the European Union countries as well as the Schengen zone

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Freedom is the Answer

28 June 2016

  • austria program
  • EU Passport
  • Second Passport
  • The Middle East
Freedom is the Answer

There is a long list of benefits we could name to having a second passport. Among the most cited are quality healthcare, better education for our children, limiting one’s tax burden, and ease of travel. All benefits of having a second passport, though, can be summed up with a single word: freedom.

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Brexit – The End of Free Movement?

28 June 2016

  • brexit
  • Brexit and EU
  • Brexit and Immigration
  • uk program
Brexit – The End of Free Movement?

After the UK voted to separate from the EU in the June 24th referendum, with a vote in favor of separation of 51.9%, people are questioning what will happen to current migration and free movement of this Northwestern European nation.

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Egypt Ranked 129th on the Quality of Nationality Index (QNI)

21 June 2016

  • EU Golden Visas
  • Portugal Golden Residence Program
  • portugal program
  • The Middle East
Egypt Ranked 129th on the Quality of Nationality Index (QNI)

Investors across the globe are choosing to emigrate from their home countries for a multitude of reasons. Civil unrest and corrupt governments are only the beginning of the problem.

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Hungarian Program Update: Immigrate in as little as 4 weeks

21 June 2016

  • Hungarian Residency Bond Program
  • Hungary Permanent Residence
  • hungary program
  • Schengen Region
Hungarian Program Update: Immigrate in as little as 4 weeks

On July 1st 2016, the Hungarian Residency Bond Program will be implementing an amendment to the legislation whereby investors will be able to obtain Permanent Residency in as little as four weeks.

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Saudi Arabia Ranked 68 th on the Quality of Nationality Index (QNI)

19 June 2016

  • cyprus program
  • EU Citizenship
  • EU Passport
  • EU Permanent Residency
  • The Middle East
Saudi Arabia Ranked 68 th on the Quality of Nationality Index (QNI)

On the Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) published by Henley & Partners, Saudi Arabia ranked 68th out of 161. To determine a country’s ranking, several factors are considered including the freedom of travel and settlement.

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Residency and Citizenship Programs in the EU

19 May 2016

  • cyprus program
  • EU Citizenship
  • EU Permanent Residency
Residency and Citizenship Programs in the EU

Our firm assists clients with immigration obtained through different programs worldwide, includingeight different European residency and citizenship programs. Our extensive experie...

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Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program

5 May 2016

  • Bulgaria Citizenship
  • Bulgaria Investor Program
  • Bulgaria Permanent Residency
  • bulgaria program
Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program

The Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program is a fairly recent program which was launched in 2009. The Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program aims to attract business individuals with high net worth, who want to migrate to Europe.

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Reformations on Cyprus Residency Permit

4 May 2016

  • cyprus program
  • eu immigration
  • EU Permanent Residency
Reformations on Cyprus Residency Permit

Recent changes in Cyprus’ immigration laws make it easier for investors who are considering immigration to Europe and also considering other factors such as immediate family and dependents.

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