Citizenship by Investment / Golden Visa

Citizenship by Investment / Golden Visa Programs

Golden Visa or Citizenship by Investment is the privilege of acquiring residency rights or passport of a first world country by way of an investment or a donation or a combination of both. It is possible to obtain golden visa or citizenship for family members, including spouse and dependent children, and in some cases, even parents and parents in law.

Turkey citizenship by investment is very popular with investors given the benefits of a Turkish passport, coupled with relatively small investment, and fast processing time. Turkey offers its citizenship to investors without any language or residency requirements. Property market in Turkey remains robust, with an opportunity to potentially earn a strong return on investment.

Portugal Golden Visa was one of the preferred golden visa program until 2022. In 2023, the program had its share of  regulatory uncertainty and delays. Despite this, we see demand for Portugal Golden Visa program from certain section of investors.

Golden Visa often grants the holders equal rights to those enjoyed by ordinary residents of the issuing country. Additionally, Golden Visa holders can also enjoy relaxation on certain other requirements, such as residency requirements and favorable tax treatment.

If you are looking to acquire a passport within 6 months, you may consider Caribbean programs such as Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis or St Lucia. This is quickest pathway to Citizenship, with least amount of investment and minimal residency requirements.

Portugal’s Golden Visa program


Portugal’s Golden Visa program is a 5-year residency-by-investment program which can translate into citizenship for investors and eligible dependents.


US EB5 is a pathway to permanent green card and eventually US citizenship. Re notified in March 2022, investors can benefit from this program through to Sept 2027.


Citizenship by investment program of Turkey starting with an investment of USD 400,000. Possible to get a passport within 6 months without residency or language test.

St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship

St Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is popular among wealthy Indian families. Nevis is an attractive jurisdiction for offshore business incorporation.

Dominican offers the lowest cost citizenship


Dominican offers one of the lowest cost citizenship-by-investment programs with quick processing time.

UAE Entrepreneur Visa

UAE Golden Visa

Investors and individuals with exceptional skillset can obtain UAE Golden Visa, which is a residency visa with 10-year validity. Reduced property investment amount of AED 2mn

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Montenegro offers a straight citizenship-by-investment program, where investors and eligible dependents can obtain a passport within 3-5 months.

North Macedonia

North Macedonia offers a direct citizenship by investment program. Possible to include family members. Low cost European citizenship. Donation based program.

Antigua and Barbuda cost-efficient citizenship

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda offers cost-efficient citizenship-by-investment program with fast processing time

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St Lucia

Saint Lucia offers a low-cost citizenship-by-investment program with fast processing time.

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Grenada has an E2 treaty with the US, which allows its citizens to obtain an investor visa to reside in the US. Faster processing time allows investor to obtain passport within 5 months.