Caribbean Citizenship Passports Residency
Caribbean Second Passports - Citizenship & Residency - Its Processes
All of the five Eastern Caribbean Countries allow dual citizenship. Dual Citizenship allows you to become a citizen of two or more countries at the same time. Included in the list of countries allowing dual citizenship are the Caribbean Countries, North American Countries like USA, Canada, UK and some European Countries. Germany, Panama and Singapore allows it in practice but not in theory.
Caribbean Countries and some European Countries like Lithuania, Ireland and Italy allows you to acquire citizenship once you can prove that your ancestors, parents and grand-parents were born there. Main requirement is proof of birth showing that either your mother or father is a national of the country.
Acquisition of citizenship by descent is largely free with a relatively fast and easy process. It’s one of the best ways to obtain a second citizenship as it’s not as intensive and information sensitive as the other means of obtaining citizenship.
Another means to become a citizen of a country is through Naturalisation. It takes some time but possibility of attainment is strong. You would have to spend sometime in the country, permanently domicile and working there and have made the country your home.
The number of years to live in the country varies from country to country. For example in Commonwealth of Dominica you would be required to have spent a minimum of ten years and having successfully obtained about seven work and residency permits during those years. It is the financially easiest but time consuming way of becoming a dual Dominican Citizen.
All of the Eastern Caribbean countries provides citizenship on two basis. Some European Countries as well. The Applicant having a good criminal record, is in good standing in the country in which he has lived for the past ten years and is now resident in and can make a donation to the Government Economic Development Fund or an investment in a Government Approved Real Estate Project. These are the pivotal requirements for Citizenship by Naturalisation. With your satisfaction of those requirements you will be well on your way to acquiring your Caribbean Citizenship and Caribbean Passport whether Dominica, Antigua, Saint Lucia, and Grenada.
The economic donation starts as low as US$100,000in the case of Dominica, St. Lucia and Vanuatu. For Grenada, it is US$150,000. The processing time is three months and this can be accelerated by an additional payment as an expedited fee.
There are generally no residency requirements. Countries like Dominica, Vanuatu and Grenada has no residency requirement to qualify for Second Citizenship. In Antigua you must spend a minimum of five days annually. Other countries, you don’t even need to visit. Your application can be handled by us, WhinChester Corporate & Immigration Services PowerHouse [WHINCHESTER]as your agent, with minimum participation from you once you have satisfied your required documentation and entry fees. The citizenship last for a lifetime and after attaining your citizenship you can apply for other members of your family – children, parents, grandparents and siblings.
In addition to residency requirement, some countries have other requirements like know the language, know the history of the land, its constitution and the establishment of not simple living but strong economic ties to the island. For Caribbean Citizenship, none of these requirements need be satisfied.
Getting Citizenship by Naturalisation in Panama in the immediate past was not that difficult. They used to have a relatively straightforward process under the product name “Friendly Nations Visa”. To a large extent it mainly involves the setting up of a local company and a Bank Account. After five years you become eligible to apply for naturalization but this is now no more as it has been replaced.
The Naturalisation Process is the most time-consuming way to attain dual citizenship. It is really geared to immigrants; persons who have decided to make the country their home of residence permanently and for the global citizen it is a valuable asset.
The Caribbean Island Nations are the most popular places to attain citizenship. They are generally the simplest and most affordable to obtain. You have five options – Dominica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Lucia and Grenada. Vanuatu and Malta on the other side are also available options. Anguilla, Curacao and Cayman Islands are Caribbean Islands with appealing residency programs.
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This takes us to the next process of attaining citizenship and that’s by marriage.
You can become a citizen of certain countries by marriage. Countries like Dominica, Canada, Ireland, France and United States provides for citizenship by marriage.
However, you ought to have a marriage out of a bona fide relationship as marriage of convenience, if discovered, will lead to automatic denial of citizenship.
You can get married in any one of the Caribbean Countries.
Investor’s Citizenship has become the most popular way of obtaining citizenship. It is fast, only three months in case of Dominica which affords you the privilege of:
- Visa free travel to all Schengen countries
- Visa free travel to UK, HK, Asian Countries.
- Ability to open overseas bank accounts.
- Ability to live in some of the most picturesque and livable destinations of the world.
- Ability to live permanently in politically stable countries.
The least expensive citizenship program is Dominica, St. Lucia and Antigua which starts at US$100,000for a single applicant whereas the European countries like Cyprus, Malta, Montenegro, starts at US$200’000.
Benefits OF Dual Citizenship
- Better Standard and Quality of Life.
- Increased Freedom of Movement.
- Tax Optimization.
- Investment Opportunities.
- Visa-Free Travel to many destinations that your present citizenship don’t allow.
Life in an economic and political stable environment is worth living. You might find your new country of citizenship to be better to live in, raise your children, ideal for new business start-up and make it your permanent home.
Most of the countries which offer dual citizenships happen to be welcomed destinations, affordable cost of living, peaceful access to high quality modern health care and good quality education for your kids. Let’s talk about your new citizenship initiative.
There are many countries in the world like the African Countries,Gulf Region, Asian and Latin Americancountries whose passports have limited access to travel to a lot of destinations, Visa-free or without the hassle of obtaining a Visa, taking for example Israel with 28 destinations and Afghanistan with 26. The answer to cure this headache is to become a dual citizen of one of those countries that offers the freedom of movement of travel to a goodly number of countries over 150, Visa-free like Dominica, Antigua, St. Kitts, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Portugal, Malta, etc. A second passport is a perfect solution.
With dual citizenship comes no additional taxation consequences to you. There lies the possibility of complete tax avoidance. Countries like Dominica, Antigua, Vanuatu makes it possible to live there without having to pay income or property or capital gain tax of any sort.
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With dual citizenship new business and economic opportunities certainly flows.
Most of the countries offering dual citizenship are Business Start-Up friendly and offer fiscal packages and incentive to its new citizenship entrepreneurs for business set up.
A typical feature of the fiscal incentive packages are duty free entries for raw materials, household effects, vehicles, free movement of capital and transfer of money, no restrictions or control on money transfer, no property tax, no withholding tax, no corporation tax for a minimum of the first twenty (20) years of operation. All geared at giving the new business a breathing space to start up and become a viable going concern. Dominica is excellent at those fiscal incentive packages.
We can assist you with the setting up of your new business and to acquire a good fiscal incentive package, ideal for new business set up.
Are You Looking For Dual Citizenship
- Visa Free Travel.
- Business Opportunities.
- Tax Reduction or No Taxation whatsoever
- Diversification of Business Portfolio.
- More Peaceful Environment.
- Enabling Environment for New Business Set-Up.
- Renunciation of Unsuitable and Adoption of Suitable Citizenship.
- No taxation whatsoever.
- Visa free travel to over 150 countries.
- Visa free travel to all Schengen Countries.
- Stable and peaceful country for new business set up.
- No Residency Required.