What does a second citizenship mean to you?


If you are looking for a second citizenship opportunity, chances are likely that you are not fully satisfied with your home country, looking for better opportunities or likely to extend the scope of your investments. Then there’s no time like the present to make your move. Read further to find out more reasons why you should consider a second citizenship.

What is Citizenship by Investment?

The process where you obtain a second citizenship and passport by investing in the economy of a host country is called Citizenship by Investment. Host countries offer Citizenship by investment programmes and legally confer citizenship status faster than traditional immigration processes.

Why do people invest for Citizenship?

Most individuals have different reasons to invest in a second citizenship. According to research these reasons could range from a better lifestyle, professional opportunities, security and free access to more countries.

The St Lucia, Citizenship by Investment programme provides you the opportunity to experience improved lifestyle, various professional and business opportunities, visa-free access to over 120 countries and greater security in a stable country.

Let’s explore the opportunities of what a second citizenship can mean to you.

Security

A second passport from a stable, peaceful country can provide greater convenience during any political instability or uprising in your home country. For investors and their families and businesses this is an invaluable opportunity.

Global Mobility

Restrictions and obtaining visas for travel purposes could be cumbersome. What if you could travel freely in any 120 countries? This second passport can offer visa-free mobility to individuals and their families. For example, the Indian passport allows visa-free entry to only 25 countries, and visa on-arrival for another 41 countries, whereas the passport of China allows visa-free or on-arrival visa entry to 74 countries. For businesses and people this could mean that you spend much time filling in visa applications. Global mobility equals freedom and greater flexibility for you.

Business

If you are a businessman, then it is likely that you see opportunity everywhere, in any country. Visa free travel and the opportunities in your second home can open up various new opportunities. Participants in citizenship by investment programmes can enjoy these options and enjoy new possibilities.

Tax Management

For tax optimisation purposes dual citizenship may prove advantageous. For example, some countries only tax income earned from that country and do not subject capital gains to taxes either. This allows investors to manage their wealth more efficiently and effectively.

Family

Citizenship by investment programmes include family members of the main applicant most of the time. For investors this can secure a better future for their spouse and children. Second citizenships offer access to better health care, education and an improved lifestyle.

Education

Education matters most for a global citizen. Your second citizenship can open up access to the best schools in the world for you, your children which qualifies you for domestic rather than international tuition fees. Also visa free travel, many options in the choice of Universities and choices of courses to select from is a student’s dream come true.

Education matters most for a global citizen. Your second citizenship can open up access to the best schools in the world for you, your children which qualifies you for domestic rather than international tuition fees. Also visa free travel, many options in the choice of Universities and choices of courses to select from is a student’s dream come true.

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