Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIPs) addresses acquiring a country’s citizenship through investment in the country’s industry, market, or government bonds. St. Kitts and Nevis, and Dominica were the only countries offering reasonable and legitimate options for CIPs by the start of the 21st century. Following their successful strategies, a few countries (predominantly Caribbean countries) also started to offer competitive CIPs to attract capital worldwide.
Significant economies of this country are banking and services, tourism, and the light industry. There are two types of CIPs offered by the government:
The whole application process takes six months to be approved by the government.
Dominica is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and is well known for its beautiful nature and agriculture, the country’s primary economic source.
The government of Dominica also offers two CIPs pretty similar to those provided by St. Kitts and Nevis:
The application process takes up to six months to be approved by the government.
This country is another member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and its primary source of economy is tourism. The government of Antigua And Barbuda Offers four CIPs:
Grenada is an independent country with close ties with England and is best known for its vital tourism industry. The government of Grenada offers two CIPs:
St. Lucia is the newest country among Caribean jurisdictions offering CIPs. The government provides four options for obtaining the country’s citizenship:
Vanuatu started offering dual citizenship in 2014 and is well known for its tourism. Cattle ranching and fishing are the major contributors to this country’s economy. Vanuatu has adopted tax exemption policies on income, wealth, or inheritance. Only one CIP option is offered by the government, donating at least USD 130,000 for an individual. The citizenship approval after submitting the documents takes no longer than a month.
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