USA – EB5 Program
The current EB5 program has been stretched out to December 8, 2017. The below program changes are expected to happen after that date:
-investment levels could increase from $500,000 to $1.35M in Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs), and from $1M to $1.8M in non-TEAs;
-the definition of TEAs could change, meaning that urban areas could be re-classified as non-TEA and subject to the higher investment level.
To lock-in cases under the existing pricing and program, it is highly recommended that you submit any pending EB5 cases right away, work with our team to complete the documentation requirements;
Under EB5, there is no language requirement, no age limit, and no management experience requirement. Applicants must have a net worth of minimum $1 million USD, and be able to document the source and path of funds for the investment of $500,000 USD and relevant fees.
Dominica – Economic Citizenship Program
Changes to the program have been announced, to encourage investment following the recent hurricanes. The following changes apply to the Economic Diversification Fund (NDF – one-time payment option) until March 31, 2018:
– reduced government application fees from USD 3,000 to USD 1,000;
– reduced naturalization fee from USD 750 to USD 250;
– reduced spouse due diligence fee from USD 7,500 to USD 4,000; and
– the age of dependents has been increased to 30 years.
Citizens of Dominica may travel visa-free to all the countries of the European Union, Hong Kong, and the U.K. Dominica is a fast, efficient program, and offers both cash and real estate investment options.
St. Kitts – Citizenship by Investment Program
St. Kitts has presented a Hurricane Relief Fund, until March 30, 2018, with a lessened one-time investment sum (different expenses continue as same):
– A single applicant pays a reduced fee (SIDF contribution – non refundable) of USD $150,000;
– A family of 4 may acquire citizenship for USD $150,000 (including overage dependents, spouse, young children and parents). Each extra dependent pays USD $25,000/ –
St. Kitts citizens may travel visa-free to all countries of the European Union, Hong Kong, and the U.K. The St. Kitts citizenship program offers both real estate and cash investment options, and there is no residency, language, or interview requirement.
Canada – Prince Edward Island (Provincial Nominee Program – PNP)
To qualify for the PEI-PNP, applicants must demonstrate the following:
– Have a minimum net worth of CAD $600,000 and be able to prove that these funds were earned through their own endeavours;
– Have completed at least 12 years of school;
– Have 2 years of business management or ownership experience;
– Have an IELTS score of at least 4.0;
– And intend to settle in PEI and own/manage a business from within PEI.
Please contact us for complete details on procedure and cost involved.
Antigua – Citizenship by Investment Program
An Antigua Citizenship passport program allows visa-free travel to many countries worldwide, including the U.K., the European Union, Canada, and Hong Kong. Confederation is currently offering an attractive real estate investment, in addition to the cash investment option.
Iranians are eligible to apply as long as they have permanent residence status in Canada, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Saudi Arabia, or the United Arab Emirates, have resided outside Iran for at least 10 years, and maintain no economic ties to Iran.
Grenada – Citizenship by Investment Program
Citizens of Grenada may travel visa-free to all the countries of the European Union and China, and Grenada citizens are eligible to apply for USA E-2 temporary residence visas. There is no residency, language, education, or interview requirement, and both cash and real estate investment options are available. There’s no restrictions on nationalities who may apply, as all nationalities may apply.