All You Need to Know About Obtaining Dominica Passport in 2021

 To make the Passport acquisition process more clear for our clients, Mann’s Solutions team has prepared a step-by-step guide on how to obtain Dominica Passport in 2021.

A second passport offers economic as well as political diversification and is the ultimate emergency backup plan. Being one of the longest-running economic citizenship programs in the world, Dominica Citizenship Program is one of the most affordable in the Caribbean, the Passport can be obtained in just 2-3 months and grants the investor visa-free access to over 137 countries.

What are the benefits of Dominica Passport?

Dominica Citizenship Program lets obtain a second passport in just 2-3 months. There are no residence requirements therefore the passport can be easily obtained remotely. Dominica allows dual citizenship, moreover, it is transferable to descendants and the whole family can apply for citizenship, including children up to 30, siblings, and parents. Additionally, Dominica’s tax regime claims no tax on income, wealth, and inheritance.

01 – Receiving more information 

What sets Dominica apart from other Caribbean islands is its unique nature incredible volcanic mountains, green rainforests with exotic plants and animals, numerous waterfalls, picturesque lakes, and volcanic beaches. All this attracts more than 200,000 ecotourism enthusiasts from all over the world each year. Dominica’s program has many advantages, for example, the island’s government recognises dual citizenship and provides applicants with complete privacy.

Also, one does not need to be fluent in English to obtain a Dominican passport and there is no need to take a local cultural test. Economic citizens of Dominica do not have to reside permanently or even spend some time on the island, the passport procedure can be done completely remotely, as by law all interaction with the government department is undertaken by the immigration company. Citizenship can be applied for in a short period of time: the whole process takes between 3 and 6 months.

02 – Selecting investment options 

Mann’s Solutions offers property search from residential to luxury developments based on your requirement, as well as offers property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

Dominica Citizenship by investment is available through two options. To qualify for Dominica citizenship by investment program, you can either make a government donation of $100,000 or invest in real estate on the island starting from $200,000.

$100,000 – Non-refundable donation to the government fund

Contribution to the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) is non-refundable. The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application. To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $100,000.

$200,000 Real Estate Investment

The real Estate option should be approved by the government. The property can be sold in 3 years.

03 – Collection and preparation of the necessary documents

Some of the application supporting documents can include the following items:

· Passport copies

· Certified copies of Birth Certificates

· Police certificates from country of birth and country of residence

· Professional reference and personal references

· Marriage certificate 

· Recent tax return

· Applicants CV

· Detailed business background report

· Reference letter from the bank

· Employment letter

· Audited financial statements for business 

· College or University Diplomas

· Affidavit or declaration of source of funds

04 – Obtaining a passport 

Our Advisers will support you during each step of the application process and will make sure your second passport arrives on time.

05 – We assist in investment matters and that arise during the period of residence

In case assistance and investment management is need, our consultants will assist you during your residence period. We act as Solution Advisors to HNWI and UHNWIs, as well as to leading family offices, private banks, and investment companies globally. Mann’s experienced multilingual immigration team of citizenship & residence advisors who are practicing members of IMC (Investment Migration Council), ensure personalised and discreet service to all our customers.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Dominica Citizenship

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

– Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

– Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

– Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

– Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit Confirmed that Donation Investment Amount will Rise for Families of 4 in 2022

Citizenship by Investment Unit of St. Kitts and Nevis has confirmed that the Citizenship Program will not extend the offer for families of 4 in 2022. At the moment Citizenship of St Kitts and Nevis can be obtained by the Family of 4 for $150,000. Previously, the family of four people was required to make a $195,000 contribution.

Being one of the most trusted and successful programs in the world, St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program offer fast-track routes to acquiring a second passport, grant visa-free access to over 156 countries, including the EU and UK.

What are the Steps of Obtaining St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship?

STEP 1 – Read the Program Overview Below or Contact our Solution Advisers to discuss your personal case

Being one of the most trusted and successful programs in the world, St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program offer fast-track routes to acquiring a second passport in 2-3 months. The passport of St. Kitts and Nevis grants visa-free access to over 156 countries, including the European Union countries and the United Kingdom. St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program investment options start from $150,000.

STEP 2 – Learn more about secure and profitable investment options

Choose one of the following investment options to become St Kitts and Nevis Passport holder:

  1. $150,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund
  • Contribution to the SGF (Sustainable Growth Fund) is non-refundable
  • The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application
  1. $200,000-$400,000 Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate option should be approved by the government
  • $200,000 – joint investment with another main applicant (each applicant pays $200,000, and $400,000 in total). The property can be sold in 7 years.
  • $400,000 – real estate investment with minimum investment period – 5 years.

STEP 3 – Our Solution Advisers will advise, collect and prepare required documentation and application

Mann’s Solutions clients are supported during each step of the application. Our trusted advisers will collect and prepare all required application documentation for each family member. Moreover, our team will prepare tailored property selection depending on your requirement. At Mann’s Solutions, our goal is to make sure that every client is 100% satisfied with the investment option and finds the perfect second home.

STEP 4 – Receive your passport

The next step after submitting the application is receiving the passport. As St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program offer fast-track routes, the second passport can be acquired in 2-3 months. Right after the passport is granted, the whole family can start enjoying visa-free access to over 156 countries, including the European Union countries and the United Kingdom.

STEP 5 – Our Solution Advisers guide you for the next steps of managing your investment

Once your passport is granted, our team will help you to move to the desired destination. In case the passport was obtained for investment purposes, we will carefully guide you and advise on the next steps of your investment management.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

  • Property virtual tours, 3-D tours and in-person tours available.
  • Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.
  • Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.
  • Full support from until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your personal circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program Requirements for the Main Applicant and Applicant Family

Grenada’s Citizenship program is a fast-track and secure route that allows settling in the USA. The passport of Grenada can be obtained within 3-4 months and grants visa-free access to over 143 countries worldwide. At the moment program offers 2 investment options: a $150,000 government donation or a property investment of $220,000.

What are the main requirements for the main applicant?

A set of conditions must first be met to acquire Grenada citizenship through an investment:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a good character.
  • Passes a thorough background investigation.
  • The applicant is in good health.
  • Has no criminal history.
  • Provides evidence of the funds’ origin. Legal funds are needed for the investment.

What Family Members Can Be Considered Dependents?

A significant advantage of citizenship-by-investment is that it applies to the applicant’s family members, making them eligible for Grenada citizenship as well.

Which dependents are allowed to join the main applicant?

  • Spouse
  • Children under the age of 18
  • Children age 18 to 29 who are enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution and are assisted by the main applicant or the main applicant’s spouse
  • Physically or mentally ill children age 18 and up
  • Parents or grandparents of the main applicant or partner if the main applicant is completely financially assisted
  • Siblings of the main applicant or partner, biological or adopted, who are at least 18 years old, unmarried and do not have children

LONDON BASED SOLUTION ADVISERS – Grenada Citizenship

Full Support with our Solution Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

– Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

– Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

– Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

– Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high-net-worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com  or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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Innovator Visa Detailed Investment Requirements

Being one of the most popular investment visa routes in the UK, the Innovator Visa is aimed at “more experienced entrepreneurs” who have at least £50,000 to invest in a ground-breaking and innovative business in the UK. The business should also have the potential to be scaled up quickly.

What are the main requirements for obtaining the visa?

To obtain Innovator Visa, the applicant must satisfy the following investment and application requirements:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants must have at least £50,000 to invest in their business (or have already invested this in their UK business). Besides, the business needs to be endorsed by a government-approved endorsing body.
  • The business idea must be innovative, viable, and scalable.
  • The endorsement letter must not be issued more than 3 months before the date of the innovator visa application.
  • The applicant will have to prove to the endorsing body that the investment funds are genuinely available, and are intended for the use of the business.
  • Applicants must demonstrate full dedication to their business venture and should not take any other employment outside of that business.
  • Applicants must have at least £1,270 available to support themselves and £285 for a partner, £315 for one child, or £200 for each additional child without relying on public funds
  • The applicant must have a good command of English and can communicate with other businesses and potential customers. They can do this by: being a citizen of a majority English-speaking country, passing an English language test equivalent to CEFR Level B2 (equivalent to IELTS 5.5 in reading, writing, listening, and speaking), or holding an undergraduate degree or above, predominately taught in English. Alternatively, it is acceptable to demonstrate you have met the requirement previously in a former successful application, providing the applicant obtained a grant of entry clearance or leave to remain.
  • Each applicant will need to supply a criminal records certificate.
  • Each application is subject to a fee, payable to the Home Office.

What else do you need to know?

Applicant’s partner and any children under the age of 18 may accompany or join them as dependents. Applicants can be the sole founder of their business and they can be a member of an innovator team. Each applicant must receive their own individual endorsement from an approved endorsing body, in order to satisfy the investment funds required for a new business endorsement, each applicant must have at least £50,000 investment funds each. 

Read about one of our successful UK Innovator Visa Case Studies with Co-Founder of Fintech Start-Up here – (https://www.manns-solutions.com/uk-innovator-visa-case-study-longevity-card/)

LONDON IMMIGRATION ADVISERS – Innovator Visa

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC.

For further information or to discuss your personal circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration advisers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

Turkish Citizenship Program: Investing in Turkish Property in 2021

What are the conditions of obtaining Turkish Citizenship by Buying Property in Turkey?

The investor is required to acquire residential or commercial property with a deed restriction not to sell for 3 years from the date of purchase. Investors also have the right to acquire several properties, if the total amount complies with the requirements. The property can be rented out for rental income, or sold after 3 years from acquiring citizenship, without affecting the applicant’s citizenship. The same property cannot be used twice to qualify for Turkish Citizenship.

Why buy property in Turkey?

Turkish booming real estate market provides potential investors with a truly overwhelming choice of property and buildings for sale. To make easier property acquisition process and research for our clients, Mann’s Solutions has prepared the list of the Best Places to Invest in Property in Turkey. 

Istanbul

Istanbul is the 5th most populous city in the world and one of the largest cities in Turkey. The city can be considered the country’s leading hub of economy, tourism, and entertainment. On average, prices start from $60.000 and vary depending on the district’s infrastructure and history. There is an incredible amount of choices available for potential buyers, including apartments and luxurious villas.

Antalya

Antalya is quite often referred to as “the pearl of the Mediterranean.” The region offers superb views of the sea and mountains, long stretches of golden beaches, and 300 days a year of sunshine. The real Estate market in Antalya is continuously expanding and offers non-residents countless options of property investment to choose from.

Alanya

A scenic seaside resort is becoming more and more popular among tourists. Alanya represents 30% of foreign investments in Turkish real estate. The place truly blends a vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere and great historical monuments. Besides, properties in Alanya are available at far more reasonable prices, starting at $55.000.

Turkish Passport Benefits 

Turkey Citizenship by investment program grants the applicant and applicant’s family visa-free access to more than 115 countries including Singapore, Japan, Qatar, and South Korea. The program allows dual citizenship and does not require residency, the whole process can be obtained remotely. Turkish citizenship can be acquired also by the spouse and children of the main applicant and is transferable to descendants.

The applicant also will be able to relocate and establish a business in the US under the USA E-2 Investor Visa.

Turkey Citizenship Investment Options

Become a permanent resident of Turkey by choosing one of the following three qualifying investment options. The requirement for maintaining the investment is a minimum of 3 years from the date the residence permit is granted.

1. Property Acquisition From $250,000

  • Acquire residential or commercial property with a deed restriction not to sell for 3 years from the date of purchase, Investors have the right to acquire several properties, as long as the total amount complies with the requirements.
  • The property can be let for rental income, or sold after 3 years from acquiring citizenship, without affecting the applicant’s citizenship.

2. Capital Transfer From $500,000

  • Fixed-asset investment confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Technology OR
  • Deposit $500.000 cash in a Turkish bank for a minimum of 3 years OR
  • Buy government bonds with the potential to receive interest as income, Investments to be kept for 3 years.

3. Creation of 50 Jobs or Business Investment

  • Set up a business and create jobs for at least 50 Turkish employees.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Turkey Citizenship by Investment 

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

  • Property virtual tours, 3-D tours and in-person tours available.
  • Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.
  • Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.
  • Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow.

Limited Time Offers of Citizenship and Residency by Investment Programs

For our client convenience, Mann’s Solutions team prepared a list of Citizenship and Residency by Investment programs that provide Limited Time Offers that are ending in the following months. Please find the full list of programs below:

Portugal

Portugal Golden Visa grants the right to live, work and study in Portugal, with visa-free access within the EU countries. The program investment options include creation of at least 10 jobs via investing into business; investment of €1,000,000 or purchase of real estate within a range of €280,000 – €500,000, depending on where it was built.

From 1st January 2022:

  • The capital investment/deposit category: Minimum investment requirement will rise from the current EUR 1 million to EUR 1.5 million;
  • The investment fund category: Minimum investment requirement will rise from the current EUR 350,000 to EUR 500,000;
  • The property investment category: Minimum investment requirement will remain unchanged at EUR 500,000 and EUR 350,000 (renovation properties) but qualifying for the golden visa through these options will be limited to the country’s interior as well as the autonomous regions of the Azores and Madeira;
  • The job creation category: The minimum capital required for incorporation/capital injection in an existing company that then must proceed to create five new job positions sustained for a consecutive three years will rise from the current EUR 350,000 to EUR 500,000;
  • The Science and Research Activities category: Minimum investment requirements will rise from the current EUR 350,000 to EUR 500,000.

St. Kitts and Nevis

Being one of the most trusted and successful programs in the world, St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program offer fast-track routes to acquiring a second passport in 2-3 months. The passport of St. Kitts and Nevis grants visa-free access to over 156 countries, including the European Union countries and the United Kingdom. St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program investment options start from $150,000.

Investment Requirements:

  • USD 150,000 — Single applicant
  • USD 150,000 — Family of up to four
    temporarily reduced by USD 45,000 from USD 195,000.

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program offers limited-time COVID-19 Relief Bond which is set to expire on December 31st, 2021. St Lucia Citizenship Program is one of the most affordable and fast Caribbean citizenship programs. The program offers a quick route to acquiring a second passport within 3-4 months and grants visa-free access to over 132 countries.

Investment Requirements:

  • US$250,000
    Single applicant, 5-year hold period
    Applicant with 1 dependent, 6-year hold
    Applicant with up to 4 dependents, 7-year hold.
  • US$300,000:
    Applicant with up to 4 dependents, 5-year hold.
    Up to 4 additional dependents can be added at US$ 15,000 per person.

Montenegro

Limited to only 2,000 applications, Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program, launched in 2019, offers one of the fastest routes to acquire alternative citizenship for investors and their families. The investment options start from €350,000 which makes the program the most affordable route to a European passport, providing its holder with visa-free access to 122 countries in 3 months. The program is set to expire on December 31st, 2021.

Investment Options:

  • €100,000 in the form of Government Fund Donation, and
  • €250,000 in real estate investment (in the north)
  • €350,000 in real estate investment (in the south)

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Citizenship and Residency Programs

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

– Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

– Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

– Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

– Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com  or call +44 207 993 63 46.