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We buy a passport: the 10 most popular citizenship programs for investment

According to Knight Frank, a third of capital owners over $ 30 million have a second passport, and another third plan to acquire it in the future. Tranio talks about the 10 most popular passport programs: under what conditions can you obtain citizenship in another country?

Austria
Austria offers foreigners citizenship for special services, which include investments in the country’s economy: for example, the introduction of innovative technologies or the creation of a significant number of jobs. An Austrian passport gives an investor the opportunity to live not only in Austria, but also in Switzerland or in any EU country.

Minimum amount: not determined (on average 2 million euros)

Investment object: business

Together with the main applicant, passport is received: spouse, children

Requirements for accommodation: no

Real estate in Austria 178 listings on Tranio
New studio apartment for living or renting in a four-star complex at the ski lift, Zell am See, Austrian Alps for 277,000 € 277,000 €
New studio apartment for living or renting in a four-star complex near the ski lift, Zell am See, Austrian Alps
Total area 44 m² 4 bedrooms

Spacious chalet with a terrace in a new resort complex with a swimming pool, a cinema and restaurants, in the alpine village of Wagrain, Austria for 645,000 € 645,000 €
Spacious chalet with a terrace in a new resort complex with a swimming pool, a cinema and restaurants, in the alpine village of Wagrain, Austria
Total area 123 m² 4 bedrooms

Three-bedroom apartment on the pedestrian street of Zell am See, under a tourist rental, the land of Salzburg for 450,000 € 450,000 €
Two-bedroom apartment on the pedestrian street of Zell am See, under a tourist rental, Salzburg
Total area 87 m² 2 bedrooms

Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda offers a passport in exchange for several investment options, the cheapest and most popular of them is a contribution to the National Development Fund. The fee for obtaining citizenship for one applicant or a family of four is 50 thousand dollars, for each additional person you will have to pay another 15 thousand dollars.

Minimum amount: 150 thousand dollars.

Investment objects:

National Development Fund ($ 100 thousand)
property under a government approved project ($ 400,000)
a business project approved by the authorities ($ 1.5 million, a group investment option of $ 5 million or more is possible, provided that each investor invests at least 400,000)
Real estate in Antigua and Barbuda 3 listings on Tranio
Villa on Antigua with the possibility of obtaining citizenship for $ 1,200,000 $ 1,200,000
Villa on Antigua with the possibility of obtaining citizenship
Total area 134 m² Land area 195 m²

Luxury villas are located close to the two most famous beaches of the island, as well as a 15-minute drive from the capital St. John’s for $ 2,800,000 $ 2,800,000
Luxury villas are located close to the two most famous beaches of the island, as well as a 15-minute drive from the capital St. John’s
Total area 217 m² 5 bathrooms

Apartments in a boutique hotel on the harbor, a 20-minute drive from the airport for $ 695,000 $ 695,000
Apartments in a boutique hotel on the harbor, 20 minutes from the airport
Total area 110 m² 1 bedroom

Grenada
In Grenada, foreigners can obtain citizenship under one of two investment programs.

Minimum amount: 200 thousand dollars.

Investment objects:

The National Transformation Fund (National Transformation Fund), which sponsors projects aimed at developing the economy of Grenada ($ 200,000)
real estate: development projects approved by the authorities. In order to retain citizenship, the applicant must remain the owner of the property for at least three years ($ 350 thousand + duty 50 thousand)
Dominica
In Dominica, foreigners can obtain citizenship under two investment programs. The passport of a citizen of Dominica allows you to live and work on the island and freely travel in the territory of another 120 countries, including Singapore and Hong Kong.

Minimum amount: $ 100 thousand.

Investment objects:

The Economic Diversification Fund is a state fund that finances the construction of schools and sports stadiums and repairs to hospitals ($ 100,000 is a non-returnable amount, it increases to $ 175,000 for the applicant with his spouse or husband and $ 200,000 for the family of four people)
real estate – from a list of projects approved by the authorities ($ 200 thousand + a fee of $ 25 thousand for the main applicant; if he expects to obtain citizenship for his family members, the amount of the duty increases in proportion to their number: from $ 35 to $ 70 thousand .)
Cyprus
Cyprus grants foreigners citizenship for investments in various types of assets. When choosing any option, the investor must have a property in Cyprus worth at least 500 thousand euros.

Minimum amount: 2 million euros

Investment objects: real estate (including land purchase and construction projects), business, investment funds, financial assets of Cypriot companies.

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