Caribbean Programs Urged To Increase Investment Requirements To Cut Application Volumes

Caribbean Programs Urged To Increase Investment Requirements To Cut Application Volumes

Citizenship by investment programs offered by the Caribbean nations should increase their investment requirements, the European Union has urged. In a bid to reduce demand for Caribbean CIPs without significant loss of revenue for the Caribbean countries, the EU has suggested that Caribbean nations should consider substantial hikes in minimum investment requirements. This suggestion strikes at the…

Australia Significant Investor Visa: Fund Managers Want Longer Stay and Shorter Lock-In

Australia’s Significant Investor Visa Shut Down

Australia has shut down its entire Business Innovation and Investment Program, including the Business Innovation Stream, the Significant and Premium Investor Visa streams, and Entrepreneur streams. There won’t be any new visa allocations to the program, which effectively means the program will cease to exist once pending applications are processed The program has helped more than…

Portugal Defers Controversial Golden Visa Change Excluding Lisbon and Porto to January 2022

Portugal Golden Visa Investors Move On From Real Estate

Portugal’s golden visa program, especially its investment fund option, may see renewed interest as Greece considers a hike in its minimum investment. Portugal’s decision to remove real estate investment as an eligible investment option for its golden visa program was a huge surprise for investors. However, there has been no drastic fall in demand for the program,…

Greece May Raise Golden Visa Cost to €800,000 to Control Surging Property Prices

Greece May Raise Golden Visa Cost to €800,000 to Control Surging Property Prices

Months after doubling the cost of its golden visa from €250,000 to €500,000 in 36 municipalities, Greece is considering another substantial hike in minimum investment requirements. Like Portugal, the Greek program may be becoming a victim of its own success. Greece allowed golden visa investors to qualify for fast-track permanent residence by investing €250,000 in real estate…

Greece Golden Visa: Hike in Investment to Apply To Just 36 Municipalities

Greek Golden Visas to Soar in 2024 on Strong Economy and Portugal’s Golden Visa Revamp

Growing foreign investor interest in the Greek economy may result in a surge in demand for the Greek golden visa program in 2024. There was a steady surge in interest in the Greek golden visa after Portugal proposed to shut down the real estate investment option of its golden visa program. Now that the proposal has become…