New British Columbia Entrepreneur Draw Sees 12 Candidates Invited

A new draw through British Columbia’s Entrepreneur Immigration saw 12 invitations issued. The July 28 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw featured invites through both the general Entrepreneur stream and the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot. Candidates for the general category received 7 invites with a minimum score of 125 points. Regional Pilot candidates received 5…

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Cyprus CIP and COVID-19: Double the Benefits and Opportunities

Cyprus’ efficient handling of the COVID-19 crisis means its already popular citizenship-by-investment program is well-placed to attract precious foreign capital into its economy.  As investors consider their options, the minimal economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic makes Cyprus doubly attractive to foreign investors.  Firstly, the Cyprus CIP can help high net worth investors secure a…

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St. Kitts & Nevis Cuts Minimum Investment for Family Citizenship Applications

St. Kitts & Nevis became one of the first countries to utilize citizenship by investment program for specific economic objectives to help recover from the COVID-19 crisis. The Caribbean nation has announced a temporary reduction in minimum investment requirements. Between July 3 and December 31, investors seeking citizenship with three dependent family members need to…

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Prince Edward Island Invites 29 Business Impact Candidates In New Draw

Prince Edward Island immigration has issued invitations to 29 Business Impact candidates in a new PEI PNP draw. The July 16 draw featured a minimum score of 117 points for business candidates. It also saw 158 invitations issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates. A further draw on July 10 saw 8 invitations issued…

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Golden Visas Key to Greece’s Post-Coronavirus Economic Revival Plans

Greece intends to rely on its popular golden visa program to jumpstart economic activity and revive vital sectors like tourism and real estate following the impact of coronavirus restrictions Like other countries, Greece suspended its golden visa program in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19. Having escaped relatively unscathed compared to its European…

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Italy Golden Visa Program: Minimum Investment Cut by 50%, Yet Opportunity Lost

Hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy has halved the minimum investment requirements of its investment immigration program. The program offers wealthy investors a fast-track route to permanent residence in return for valuable investment. About Italy’s Investment Immigration Program Italy offers four options with varying investment requirements to wealthy investors seeking fast-track permanent residence in…

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Prince Edward Island Issues First Business Impact Invitations Since February

Prince Edward Island has issued its first Business Impact invitations since February in a new PEI PNP draw. The June 23 draw saw 20 invitations issued to entrepreneur candidates. PEI said the draw targeted workers in essential industries to help the fight against coronavirus. Since May 29, 129 invitations have been issued to specific COVID-19…

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New Ontario Entrepreneur Stream Draw: 24 Invitations Issued

The third draw of 2020 through Ontario’s Entrepreneur Stream saw 24 Invitations to Apply issued. The June draw saw ITAs issued to Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) candidates scoring between 134 and 200 points. Candidates who submitted an Expression of Interest between November 22, 2019 and June 19, 2020 were eligible for consideration. Read More…

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Thailand’s Elite Residence Program Thriving During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thailand’s unique Elite Residence Program is reaping the rewards after the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a priority change for the world’s wealthiest citizens. Thailand has always been a popular tourist destination due to its pristine beaches and beautiful environment. Business-friendly policies have helped the country earn a well-deserved reputation as a global hub. Now, its excellent…

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