Type Program name Asset(s) to be invested in Investment Amount Time to Residence permit Time to Permanent
Residency (PR)
Total Time to Citizenship
(Incl. Visa
Interview Required Physical Residency
To Qualify For Citizenship
Tax Implications Investment Recovery
(In how long)
Dual citizenship allowed EU Schengen Member UK visa needed for citizens USA visa needed for citizens Visa Free travel countries
Passport Reputation
(out of 10)
PR (U.S. Green Card)EB-5 Investor visa Business 500K12-18 Months 12-18 Months 5 years Yes3/5 years Yes Worldwide NoYesNoNo-174 9.7
PR Residency program (Golden Visa) Real Estate 500K2 Months 5 years 6years YesNoneYesYes/5 years YesYesNoNo1729.6
PRResidency program (Golden Visa) Real Estate/Bonds/Shares 500K2-3 Months 5 years 10 years No10 years YesYes/5 years YesYesNoNo172 INCL UK, EU & CANADA 9.5
PRResidency program (Golden Visa) Real Estate 250K30-50 Days 30-50 Days 7 years NoNoneYesYes/5 years YesYesNoNo169 INCL UK, EU, US & CANADA 9.3
PRResidency program Real Estate 300K 2-3 Months 2-3 Months -NoNoneYesYesYesNoNo-157 INCL. UK, EU & CANADA -
Citizenship Naturalisation by Exception Real Estate/ Bonds/Business 2M--3 months NoNoneYesYes/3 years YesNoNoYes157 INCL. UK, EU & CANADA 9
Citizenship Individaul Investor program (IIP) Real Estate + Gov. Fee + Bond 1.2M (350K+650K+150K) 2-4 Months -12- 16 months NoNoneYesYesYesYesNoNo166 INCL. UK, US, EU & CANADA 9.5
Citizenship Citizenship by investment Donation, Real Estate From 100K/200K --6 months NoNoneNo Yes/5 Years YesNoNoYes127 INCL. UK & EU 7.5
Citizenship Citizenship by investment Donation, Real Estate From 100K/200K --3 – 4 months NoNoneNo Yes/4 Years YesNoNoYes120 INCL. UK & EU 7.8
Citizenship Citizenship by investment Donation, Real Estate From 250K (Single Applicant) or 400K --4-6 months NoNoneNo Yes/5 Years YesNoNoYes133 INCL. UK and EU 8.3
Citizenship Citizenship by investment Donation, Real Estate,Business, Gov. Bond
From 100K (single applicant)/200K
--3 – 4 months NoNoneNo Yes/5 Years YesNoNoYes1217.9
CountryUSAPORTUGALSPAINGREECE CYPRUSCYPRUS MALTA DOMINICA GRENADA ST. KITTS AND NEVIS SAINT LUCIA
TYPE PR PR PR PR PR Citizenship Citizenship Citizenship Citizenship Citizenship Citizenship
Currency USD $ EUR € EUR € EUR € EUR € EUR € EUR € USD $ USD $ USD $ USD $
Program name EB-5 Investor visa Residency program (Golden Visa) Residency program (Golden Visa) Residency program (Golden Visa) Residency program Naturalisation by Exception Individaul Investor program (IIP) Citizenship by investment Citizenship by investment Citizenship by investment Citizenship by investment
Asset(s) to be invested in Business Real Estate Real Estate/Bonds/Shares Real Estate Real Estate Real Estate/ Bonds/Business Real Estate + Gov. Fee + Bond Donation, Real Estate Donation, Real Estate Donation, Real Estate Donation, Real Estate,Business, Gov. Bond
Investment Amount 500K 500K 500K 250K 300K 2M 1.2M (350K+650K+150K) From 100K/200K 200K/350K From 250K (Single Applicant) or 400K From 100K (single applicant)/200K
Time to Residence permit 12-18 Months 2 Months 2-3 Months 30-50 Days 2-3 Months 2- 4 Months Passport Reputation (out of 10) 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.3 9 9.5 7.5 7.8 8.3 7.9
Time to Permanent Residencey (PR) 12-18 Months 5 years 5 years 30-50 Days 2-3 Months
Total Time to Citizenship (Incl. Visa) 5 years 6 years 10 years 7 years 3 months 12- 16 months 6 months 3 – 4 months 4 – 6 months 3 – 4 months
Interview Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
Required Physical Residency To Qualify For Citizenship 3/5 years None 10 years None None None None None None None
Tax Implications Yes Worldwide Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Investment Recovery (In how long) No Yes/5 years Yes/5 years Yes/5 years Yes Yes/3 years Yes Yes/5 Years Yes/4 years Yes/5 Years Yes/5 Years
Dual citizenship allowed Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
EU Schengen Member No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No
UK visa needed for citizens No No No No No No No No No No No
USA visa needed for citizens No No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visa Free travel countries for citizens 174 172 172 INCL UK, EU & CANADA 169 INCL UK, EU, US & CANADA 157 INCL. UK, EU & CANADA 157 INCL. UK, EU & CANADA 166 INCL. UK, US, EU & CANADA 127 INCL. UK & EU 120 INCL. UK & EU 133 INCL. UK and EU 121
Time to Residence permit 12-18 Months 2 Months 2-3 Months 30-50 Days 2-3 Months 2- 4 Months Passport Reputation (out of 10) 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.3 9 9.5 7.5 7.8 8.3 7.9