Access to global independence - the freedom that a second passport can offer
Politics, economic stability, crime and market conditions are generally the primary drivers for investors looking for the security and peace of mind of a second citizenship. With so much hype around junk status and the shifting political and economic landscape, wealthy South Africans are increasingly looking into investing in offshore citizenship programs.
A Second Citizenship Offers:
- The right to live, work or study, anywhere in the EU with an EU passport
- Wealth protection and security
- Greater access to international education and work opportunities for investors and their children
- Global visa-free travel access and freedom
Our clients see the world from a different perspective, they are looking for more, a free life.
TOP 3 CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMS (as chosen by our clients)
Capped at 1800 investors, the Maltese Individual Investor Program (MIIP) offers access to one of the top 10 most powerful passports. Citizenship can be achieved in 14-18 months with an investment of around EUR 1 million for a family of four.
Antigua and Barbuda offers a very attractive route to citizenship in only 4 - 6 months. The investment starts at USD 250 000. This passport offers freedom of travel to all the Schengen countries as well as the UK.
The Cypriot citizenship program has adapted over the years and currently offers citizenship in a very short space of time, 3 - 4 months. There are no requirements to live in Cyprus and investments start from EUR 2 million.
The Caribbean citizenship programs are very attractive due to their affordability and the global travel access they offer. The passport generally give visa free travel to all the Schengen countries as well as the UK and applicants can include dependent children and parents in their application.
St Kitts and Nevis was one of the first countries to offer a citizenship program and the requirements are almost identical to Antigua: either a donation of USD 250 000 or an investment into real estate of USD 400 000.
Grenada launched its citizenship program in 2013 and recently updated its investment criteria to USD 350 000 into an approved real estate project. The application takes approximately 4 months to achieve citizenship.
The Commonwealth of Dominica offers one of the most affordable citizenship programs requiring either a donation from USD 100 000 or an investment in real estate of USD 200 000. The application process takes 4 - 6 months.
Saint Lucia is the most recent addition in the Caribbean to offer a citizenship program. St Lucia has 4 investment options starting from USD 200 000. Dependent children can be included and application time is 4 - 5 months.