Bahrain is taking steps towards economic growth and financial balance. For example, a golden permanent residence visa was recently introduced to attract talent and investment from abroad.
Citizenship by investment may seem like a complex process with lots of variables to consider. So choosing the right firm to handle your application is vital to ensure the process goes smoothly and efficiently.
To do so, however, you must consider the most important criteria to look for in your investment migration consultant of choice. At NTL Trust, we listen closely to our clients about their needs and collect their feedback to ensure we meet all their requirements and provide all our clients with a comprehensive service that ticks all their boxes.
In our experience, there are five major things you need to consider in any immigration consultant in order for them to be able to handle your citizenship by investment application.
The Global Citizen Concierge Program (GCCP) is a new Cayman Islands initiative that has long attracted travelers around the world. With the help of this program, foreigners have the opportunity to move and live in the Cayman Islands, work remotely for up to 24 months.
The six-star Secret Bay Resort in Dominica, despite the pandemic, continued to conduct safe transactions with investors to obtain citizenship by investment. What's particularly interesting is that 27% of deals were made with investors from Africa. Since Nigeria is the fastest growing market in Africa, this number is expected to grow to 35% of the number of applicants for second citizenship in 2021.
During the 2021 budget statement, Prime Minister Timothy Harris noted that Citizenship by Investment has supported the country in 2020. The money received through the program was used to stimulate national development and protect citizens during the pandemic crisis.
Express Travel has identified the best cities in Europe for quality of life that can be considered for relocation. Interestingly, the city with the best quality of life is not always on the list of travelers.
The construction sector of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis continues to show growth, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said. These positive dynamics served as a growth driver in the first quarter of 2020.
For forty years now, Saint Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program has been showing its effectiveness, economy, and legality. One of the features that attract foreign investors is the ability to travel to almost 160 countries without the need for a visa.
The bill, presented by the Ministry of Finance, aims to maintain the attractiveness of Cyprus as well as to attract employees through the creation of real infrastructure and investments.
In May the government of Saint Lucia presented a change in the required investments for those who intend to participate in the citizenship by investment program. The country's government has introduced COVID-19 RELIEF BOND, special bonds that can be invested in at a 50% discount.
From 1 January 2021, Britons are banned from entering the European Union. This is due to the current security restrictions associated with COVID-19. Travel to the EU will only be allowed if necessary, and only to citizens from countries with low infection rates.
“Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Communities Alex Muscat and United Kingdom High Commissioner Cathy Ward have encouraged UK citizens in Malta to register for their new residence status” - writes maltawinds.
Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, spoke at a weekly government program about the country's achievements this year. Particularly highlighted were some projects that did not stop due to the pandemic. For example, the construction of several hotels and the continuation of the housing program. Both of these programs are funded by the Dominica Citizenship by Investment Program
Investors from all over the world are very interested in Guyana, a new oil producer. US Ambassador to Guyana Sara-Ann Lynch says now is the time for the country to transform itself from a commodity producer to an exporter of value-added goods as part of a major push to diversify the economy.
By investing THB 10 million (US$330,200) in real estate, the country offers five-year residency visas. And this initiative will be supported by foreigners, as the number of requests for residence in Thailand is growing.
The real estate sector of the Commonwealth of Dominica is increasingly asserting itself on the international stage. Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica has recently voted “Caribbean's Best New MICE Hotel” at the annual World MICE Awards (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions). In this hotel, you can not only relax but also buy real estate under the Citizenship by Investment program.
Commissioner for the composition of the new government, Zdravko Krivokapich, said that the Citizenship by Investment program, which has been operating since the beginning of 2019, will not remain in force. 2021 is the last year for the program to exist with a quota of 2,000 applicants. However, this does not mean that the new Prime Minister of Montenegro will not close the program earlier than this date.
Last week, Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris announced that the program will be upgraded in the new year. The country's administration will do its best to continue to implement new proposals and strengthen the legislative framework to support the growth of the immigration investment industry, drawing on the skills, experience, networks, and other resources of its economic citizens.
Tier 1 UK visa applications are gaining momentum again. Thus, the third quarter compared to the second showed an increase of 317%. That is, 96 main applicants and 172 family members have received residence permits in the UK through this program. In total, the country received 192 million pounds from investors.
More than 70,000 expats over 60 will have to leave Kuwait in 2021 due to the entry into force of the new law. In fact, it prohibits foreigners of this age category from working.
Every investor has the right to choose an investment option to obtain the coveted citizenship and passport of Grenada.
Premier Andrew Fahie announced plans to develop an Invest and Stay program. This will be one of the innovative ways to attract more foreign investors to support the country's economic activity.
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Kyrgyzstan has proposed a program through which foreigners can obtain citizenship in exchange for investment. If the law is passed, Kyrgyzstan will become one of the first Central Asian countries to grant citizenship by investment.
UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued a law that no longer needs to have UAE citizens as sponsors. Thus, foreign investors have the opportunity to own one hundred percent of the company, licensed and registered in the UAE.
Africa's business market has been growing and thriving for a long time. A large number of African companies have long been outside the continent. Therefore, entrepreneurs have a need to freely cross borders and visit other countries in order to be more competitive in the market.
Recently, the government of Malta published new rules for obtaining residency, which will further lead the investor to citizenship. The rules are in line with the recommendations of the European Commission.
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation has offered to issue a residence permit to foreigners in exchange for investment. In order to obtain a residence permit in a simplified manner, an investor must fulfill one of the following conditions:
Recently, deputies of the Tax Committee unanimously approved a bill, according to which the minimum amount of investment in Costa Rica was reduced from US$200,000 to US$150,000. This idea was adopted to stimulate the arrival of foreigners to the country to boost the economy.
The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) has launched the Caribbean's first and currently the only electronic payment platform. Through this platform, investors and their families can “apply for the island nation’s investment migration program entirely online, offering greater efficiency and reducing the processing time from application to the granting of citizenship.
In October 2020, Microsoft President Brad Smith announced that the company was ready to invest US$1 billion. This money will be used to create digital data centers in the region. This will help develop the digital economy of Greece, as well as increase investment potential.
The United Arab Emirates has approved a new project to issue ten-year "golden visas" to some professionals, special degree holders, and others.
What can unite Turkey and Saint Kitts and Nevis? Different cultures and conditions for obtaining second citizenship through their Citizenship by Investment Programs, but equally serious about the due diligence of investors.
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You have already heard a lot about Citizenship by Investment programs and you know that there are different options for acquiring it. One of them is the purchase of real estate. This is what we want to talk about at our upcoming webinar.
Often when mentioning Citizenship by Investment Programs, professionals say that a second passport is an investor's opportunity to protect themselves, their family, and assets. Previously, this phrase was not particularly striking, and it was difficult to imagine how it works. Now it is especially felt and understood.
According to statistics, as of March 2020, more than 5,000 citizenships were issued, 9,000 applications were processed, and new applications from foreign investors continue to grow. Why is this country at the juncture of Asia and Europe so popular among investors?
PRIVATE CAPITAL FORUM - international conference & exhibition dedicated to structuring, taxation and private capital management solutions for wealthy residents of the Russian Federation.
The Forum became one of the leading events world-wide for advisors of the Russian international elite. It returns to Zurich, Switzerland at a time when the world of the private wealth is at a crossroads. Exchange of information and regulation, on the one hand, need to be balanced with a person’s right to privacy and confidentiality on the other.
The Caribbean Citizenship Summit is your unique opportunity to meet with prime ministers and government officials of the countries offering citizenship by investment programmes in the Caribbean.
You will also get the chance to meet authorized agents, such as us at NTL Trust, and obtain the most authentic knowledge from the best in the business. We will be delighted to answer all of the questions that you have.
CNR Emlak 2017 – Real Estate Fair TURKEY in CNR Expo Center on 23-26 November 2017 will bring together investors and real estate professionals from Middle East, Europe and CIS countries. With the growing interest and increase in the number of exhibitor companies, CNR Emlak become center of attraction for the people investing in Turkish and International real estate projects.
The Annual Summit provides entrepreneurs, bankers, lawyers, luxury service providers, family offices and government officials from around the world a unique opportunity to come together and discuss utilization of private wealth for the next generations. Key topics include FAMILY BUSINESS, DIGITAL ASSETS, ECONOMY AND CAPITAL REGULATIONS, WEALTH CULTURE, PHILANTHROPY AND FUTURE OF LUXURY.
Meet with top individual and institutional investors from UAE, UK, Canada, Saudi, Qatar, Oman, China, Russia, India, Pakistan, Africa etc.
The Russian-speaking team of NTL Trust representing Corporate Services and Immigration will attend the event in Moscow, Russia on September 21-22, 2017. To meet with our experts and economic citizenship consultants, just register to attend the conference, or contact us to make a scheduled appointment.
NTL Trust invites to attend the most exciting citizenship conference in 2017! V Caribbean Citizenship Summit will take place in St. Kitts and Nevis (May 2-4, 2017) and Grenada (May 6-8, 2017).
NTL Trust is one of the main sponsors of the annual Monaco Wealth Forum. The upcoming event will take lace on March 15, 2017 in Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Not only the conference is a great opportunity to meet with the heads of NTL and our professional team, but also an important meeting point for the wealth industry professionals and service providers.
Russian-speaking team of NTL Trust representing Corporate Service and Immigration department will attend the event in Moscow, Russia on March 13-14, 2017. To meet with our experts and economic citizenship consultants, just register to attend the conference, or contact us to make scheduled appointment.
NTL Trust invites to attend the first FREE Citizenship by Investment Seminar in Panama. Learn more about investment immigration in Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica, and St. Kitts & Nevis from the industry experts.
NTL supports Lugano Wealth Forum, one of the leading events organizers for HNWI service providers.
NTL Trust invites you to attend the Investment Immigration Seminar in Amman, Jordan on August 13th, to learn more about the opportunities of multiple citizenships and alternative residency. The seminar will happen in one of the most luxury hotels in the city, InterContinental Amman, where you’ll be able to learn the best ways to obtain freedom, security and business opportunities during the half-day event.
NTL and CREI team members attend the annual Freedom Fest in Las Vegas, USA.
NTL Trust attends the Russian HNWI Forum in Marbella, Spain. This evening will mark the highlight of the summer season for the Russian High Society in Spain. With Russian High Society from the Costa del Sol, from Moscow and London as well as local High Society attending, we look forward to this memorable evening.
In today’s financial world, rapidly changing due to forced transparency, global oversight and exchange of information, one should be aware of the facts that will soon completely change the way international business is done. Classical offshore business structures and banking secrecy are becoming things of the past and it is time for new approach.
NTL Trust and Bosco Conference invites you to participate in b2b Conference WealthPro Latvia, Riga which will take place on 7-8th of June 2016.
NTL Trust attends INTAX EXPO - one of the world’s biggest conference and exhibition for practitioners in spheres of corporate finance, residence & citizenship, estate planning and international tax structuring.
There are more than 25.000 Russians living at the Costa del Sol. The Forum will explore different ways to address this community and how to serve their particular needs. Discuss with Russian and International participants the evolving role of family offices for this client group as well as the challenges and opportunities related with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate and private equity. Get deep insights on all issues related to the management of family wealth such as succession planning, taxation and regulation, asset protection, philanthropy, asset structuring and many more.
The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) is poised to host its first major international investment conference, Invest Caribbean, from May 24th – 26th, 2016.
NTL Trust attends International Migration Summit in Shanghai in May 10-11, 2016.
NTL experts in the economic citizenship and real estate investments will attend the Fifth Immigration Abroad Agent Congress in Guagnzhou, China on April 27-29 2016.
NTL invites you to attend private event in Beijing, China on April, 25th. Keynote speakers - Robert Martin, Director of NTL Immigration and Saleen Graham, Global Sales Manager of CREI.
NTL Trust is the sponsor of STEP Caribbean Conference in St. Lucia. Our Legal Team attends the event and is looking forward to meet with regional and international Partners in charming Caribbean atmosphere.
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