FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the most frequently asked questions on residence and international citizenships. Please keep in mind that the requirements may vary as per different countries and only the general questions are answered below.

What is business immigration?

Business immigration is nothing but, moving to another another country permanently for doing business or trade. If you are already doing business and have a good business experience, you can form a new company or branch of your existing company in any EU countries to do business. As a director of your foreign company, you can immigrate to EU along with any family members.

What is immigrant investor program?

To facilitate the rapid growth in economy and employment, certain countries like canada, austria, belgium offer “immigrant investor” program to foreigners, where foreigners are granted either “full citizenship” or “permanent residency”, against investment of substantial money in the country. The investments can be in real estate or a business creating jobs or it can be a donation to charity.

What is the difference between temporary residence permit and permanent residence permit?

In most EU countries, when Non EU persons, upon entering a schengen country for the first time, a long term visa or temporary residence permit is issued which in most countries, valid for 1 year and needs to be yearly renewed.  Upon prolonged stay with temporary permit, generally after 5 to 7 years,  a non eu person can apply for permanent residence permit (PR).  This gives you full rights like any other citizens, but not right to vote in the european country. You can live and work anywhere in Europe with this PR.

After spending about 10-12 years of prior residency, depending on the EU country and after acquiring PR, you can apply for citizenship in that country.

Which is the best country for residence?

Canada, United Kingdom, Belgium are the most popular countries for residence and immigration.

St.Kitts and Nevis, Austria are most popular countries for direct citzenship by investment

Some countries like Belgium, citizenship is not directly possible, but after 3 years of continious stay in Belgium, you can apply for citizenship.

Many countries grant PR to foreign investors, against a real estate investment.

What is the minimum investment needed?

We expect our clients to have atleast the minimum investment of USD 200’000 or more at their disposal to meet the necessary expenses, fee and charges

What residence and citizenship programs are currently available?

As of now, we are able to assist our clients with residence or citizenship programs ONLY in the following countries

Austria (citizenship only)
Belgium
Switzerland
St.Kitts and Nevis (citizenship)
Dominica (citizenship)
Singapore
Monaco
Singapore
Hong Kong
Canada
United Kingdom
United States

What services you offer?

We offer the following services to our clients in Europe and Carribean:

Business & Company formation
Real estate consulting
Housing Accommodation
Residence permits
Immigration, Passport and citizenship services
Tax planning and fiduciary services
Investment advice
Assistance with government and municipality formalities

Why need a second citizenship and passport?

The world is totally unpredictable, especially of economic crisis, natural disasters, war and anything can happen anytime. Many wealthy investors and corporates, are considering a second citizenship and second passport, and it works just like a backup insurance policy and guarantees you safety in an unlikely event, especially to your family members. Most developed countries allow their citizens to have multiple citizenships, but not all.

Why is it that all investor programs are so expensive, when there are ways to get second passports at cheaper prices?

We ask you not to fall into various online scams where second passports are sold relatively cheap and these are obtained by illegal and unscrupulous means and it carries a big risk when you travel. You could be deported or even be jailed, and we strongly advise you not to take such routes.

The best way is to legally get it done, in proper way with the approval of the Govt. You can “legally” qualify for citizenship and passport through a “economic citizenship by investment” programs offered by various governments and it certainly doesn’t come cheap and there is a long list of government formalities and paperwork need to worked out!

We ask you not to fall into various online scams where second passports are sold relatively cheap and these are obtained by illegal and unscrupulous means and it carries a big risk when you travel. You could be deported or even be jailed, and we strongly advise you not to take such routes.

The best way is to legally get it done, in proper way with the approval of the Govt. You can “legally” qualify for citizenship and passport through a “economic citizenship by investment” programs offered by various governments and it certainly doesn’t come cheap and there is a long list of government formalities and paperwork need to worked out!

This is the specific reason why, at present, we are only able to assist high net worth individuals, wealthy families and business investors. Our established team of lawyers and citizenship planning specialists, work closely providing advice to various governments on economic citizenship programs and citizenship planning.

What are the advantages getting second citizenship in Europe?

Visa free travel to EU schengen countries.
Strong Business presence in EU.
International Tax planning.
Education and Schooling for children.

Are there restrictions on who can apply?

No restrictions and anybody from apply, be it from any country.

What is the key criteria for getting citizenship in Europe by investment?

You must have a clean criminal record and good financial backing with references.

What are the fee and costs involved?

Fee and costs involved will vary on case by case basis. Please contact us and we will send you a quote.

Do you have refund policy?

We have clear refund policy and it will be clearly specified in the contract agreement with all applicable fees.

 

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