Citizenship by Investment in Vanuatu / Cyprus / Caribbean / Dominica
Aurion Business Consultants provide confidential professional consultation to high networth individuals, who are looking for possibility to obtain the Second Passport and Dual Citizenship by way of Citizenship By Investment (CBI).
Citizenship-by-Investment programme offers you the opportunity to legally acquire a new citizenship quickly and simply, without any disruptions to your life.
We have an extensive network of partners and agents who are certified by the respective government to promote Citizenship by Investment programs and provide all required assistance for securing citizenship for the investor.
Few countries in the world offer Citizenship by Investment to the investors who support the Government funds, real-estate infrastructure, and make other investments in the country.
Countries that currently offer Citizenship by Investment are Austria, Antigua and Barbuda, Vanuatu, Cyprus, Dominica, Grenada, Malta, and St. Kitts and Nevis.
The Government of Vanuatu offers Citizenship by Investment for applicants (single, married, married with children) starting from USD 130,000 into a local development fund. Vanuatu is a chain of 80 islands to the east of Australia (South Pacific) and is part of the Commonwealth countries list. English and French are the official spoken languages. It is the only Citizenship by Investment Program in the Asia-Pacific region. The program is one of the fastest passport programs available for investors worldwide. The investment requirement is a deposit of USD 130,000 for a single applicant and USD 180,000 for a family of four plus fees.
The Citizenship by Investment Program enables the foreign investor to be a citizen of Vanuatu in all rights (There won’t be voting rights and political involvement).
It also supports dual citizenship and there is no requirement of the physical presence of the investor during the application submission or processing of the citizenship. Also, there is no requirement to visit or reside in Vanuatu to retain the passport and citizenship.
Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program Procedures
Citizenship by Investment programs offers you the opportunity to legally secure new citizenship in a fast-tracked way that usually requires more than 10 plus years. Also, without any disruption to your regular life.
Most countries have the provision that allows the Government to grant citizenship in return of a sizeable investment to the government funds, real-estate, business sectors, and more.
Depending on the respective governments several countries have investment programs in a place tailor-made for foreign investors in return for citizenship.
The Citizen by investment programs has well-defined legal support procedures and residency process in place. All the programs are strategically designed by the government authorities to attract much-needed foreign direct investment.
Countries use these funds in the infrastructure development projects of the nation, create jobs and opportunities for business growth in the country.
|Region||South Pacific – Part of Common Wealth|
|Country||Republic of Vanuatu||Common Wealth of Dominica||St. Kitts & Nevis|
|Capital City||Port Vila||Roseau||Basseterre|
|Time Zone||Universal Time Coordinated GMT / UTC (UTC+11)||Eastern Caribbean Time|
|Eastern Caribbean Time|
|Languages||Bislama, English, French||English, French||English|
|Currency||Vatu||East Caribbean Dollar $||East Caribbean Dollar $|
|Schengen/EU Travel||EU Travel – Euro||EU travel – No restrictions||EU travel – No restrictions|
|Nearest Country||Fiji, Australia||Martinique||Montserrat & Guadeloupe|
|Nationalities||Open to most nationalities||EU & Non-EU||EU & Non-EU|
|Ineligible Nationalities||Syria, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Yemen require pre-approvals||N/A||Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Afghanistan|
|Investment Model||Contribution or Investment||Contribution or Investment||Contribution or Investment|
|Asset Type||Contribution to Economic Fund of Government||Contribution or Property||Property or Contribution|
|Contribution to Government Fund||USD $130,000||USD $100,000||USD $250,000|
|Real Estate||Nil||USD $200,000||USD $400,000|
|Parents||Yes > Grandparents of 65 Years||Yes > 55 Years||Yes > 55 years|
|Children||Up to 25 Years||Up to 28 Years||Up to 30 Years|
|Physical Residence||No physical stay requirement||No physical stay requirement||No physical stay requirement|
|Residence Rights||Right to reside & work in Vanuatu||Right to reside & work in Dominica||Right to reside & work in St Kitts & Nevis|
|Tax||No personal or Corporate Tax||Favorable tax regime||Favorable tax regime|
|Schengen Membership||Visa-free travel to EU countries and 130||Visa-free travel to EU countries||Visa-free travel to EU countries|
|Dual Citizenship||Dual Citizenship allowed||Dual Citizenship allowed||Dual Citizenship allowed|
|Visa-Free Countries||130 Visa-Free Destinations||113 Visa-free destinations||131 Visa-free destinations|
|Minimum Residency||No minimum stay requirement||No minimum stay requirement||No minimum stay requirement|
|Time to residency||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Total time for passport issuance||Approx. 1-3 Months||Approx. 3-4 months||Approx. 2-3 months|
There are many benefits to investing in a second citizenship. From personal safety to increased global mobility, it opens up new business opportunities for the high net worth individuals.
The requirements for citizenship by Investment differs across countries. While some countries require medical examination and proof of good health, others don’t require it.
However, some requirements are common across all such programs:
All the requirements must be met to approve the citizenship application. Have a detailed read at the specific requirements for the desired countries Citizen program.
Talk to our expert Business Consultants to know more.
Several countries offer ‘Citizenship by Investment’ programs where investment is made in real estate and government funds of the particular country. Channeling investments to real estate and Government funds can get you a second passport, and become the Tax Resident in the country.
With the current situation of Pandemic, many countries are relaxing their respective investment-cum-citizenship criteria’s to attract more foreign investment and revive the economy. Here is a list of ‘Citizenship by Investment’ programs and the level of investment required to obtain a Second Passport.
|Country/Region||Approx. Investment Amount||Details|
|Thailand||USD 3000 (AED 11,019) for a Year||Thailand offers a residence visa for foreigners for 1 year.|
|Saint Lucia||USD 100,000 (AED 367,000) – Government Fund, or,|
USD 300,000 ( AED 1.1 million) – Real Estate
|Investment In the form of donations to the National Economic Fund or Real Estate Investment|
|Dominica||USD 100,000 (AED 367,000) – National Transformation Fund, or, USD 200,000 ( AED 734,600) –Real Estate||Investment in the form of donations to National Transformation Fund or Real Estate Investment|
|Moldova||Minimum EUR 100,000 ( AED 622,000) for Single Applicant||A Minimum of EUR 100,000 Non-Refundable Deposit to the Public Investment Fund (PIF)|
|Latvia||Minimum USD 333,000 ( AED 1.2 million)||A Minimum of USD 333,000 for 5 years in a Credit Institution|
|Cambodia||USD 245,230 (AED 900,729)||Donation towards ‘Restoring and Rebuilding it’s Economy’|
|Turkey||USD 250,000 (AED 918,250)||Property Purchase and Other Investments in Turkey|
|Greece||EUR 250,000 (AED 1 million)||Property Purchase in Greece|
|Portugal||EUR 500,000 ( AED 2 million)||Property Purchase to get ‘Gold Visa’|
Almost all ‘Citizenship by Investment’ programs except the one for Turkey- require you to buy government pre-approved real estate properties.
Our team of experts will simplify the steps and assist you in choosing the right program based on your business requirement, business experience, family sponsorship, budget, investment portfolio, & other criteria requirements.
We assess all your investor requirements in detail and match the prospective Citizenship program. Our team will handhold you throughout the residence program paper works and secure your citizenship at the earliest.
Talk to our expert Business Consultants to know more about the various Citizenship by Investment programs.
Aurion Business Consultants have good and trustful connections in each of the country and could advise you the most appropriate country as per your requirements and budget. We are building the easiest way structure and making the process less expensive and hassle-free.
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