Citizenship by investment

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What is citizenship?

Citizenship is a stable legal relationship between a person and a state, in the form of mutual rights, duties and responsibilities. In modern society, the concept of citizenship has ceased to be associated only with the country of birth. And we are increasingly faced with such concepts as globalization, a global citizen and a second citizenship. Fifty years ago, the only way to obtain citizenship and a passport was either by birth, or through marriage or naturalization. Over the past 30 years, however, we have seen the emergence of investment citizenship programs around the world.

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What is citizenship by Investment?

Citizenship by Investment - is a program to get a second passport in another country by investing in the local economy. The first such program was launched in 1984 in Saint Kitts & Nevis. Wealthy foreigners may apply for citizenship in exchange for their contribution to the local economy. The process of obtaining a second citizenship through one of the investment programs is usually straight forward and does not require to relocate to the new country. You and your family can acquire a life-long citizenship in just a couple of months, that may automatically be passed on to future generations.

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Benefits of investing in a second citizenship

There are many advantages to invest in a second citizenship. Usually people «buy» a second passport to increase freedom of movement around the world and to live in a country with high living standards as well as a high level of education and health care. People also seek citizenship by investment in order to secure their assets, improve the quality of life of their families and because many investment programs guarantee 100% confidentiality and data protection. Mirabello Consultancy works on the global market, offering advice and support in obtaining citizenship and residence permits from various countries. We are convinced that by offering only individual and specially designed solutions for our clients, we can choose the investment program for them that will meet their requirements and the needs of their family. Whether it’s visa free travel, taxation or security, there is exactly the right country and the right program for all our clients.


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The Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI) was launched in 2017, in the form or the Development Support Program, which grants citizenship on applicants who meet the legal & financial requirements as set out in law.

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In an effort to attract talented foreign Investors from all around the world and give them an exclusive opportunity to invest in the Maltese Economy, a new Citizenship law was passed in 2020 Granting of Maltese Citizenship for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment Regulations (S.L. 188.05), under the Maltese Citizenship Act Cap. 188, LN437 of 2020, allow for the granting of citizenship by a certificate of naturalization to foreign individuals.

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St. Lucia

The St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 2015 as a mean of evolving further its economy, injecting the contribution funds strategically in its own economy. In the CBI Act No. 14 of 2015, St. Lucia grants individuals (or families) to acquire full St. Lucian citizenship through an investment in the country. In pursuing this citizenship law, St. Lucia undertakes strict and efficient background check each applicant pursuing industry standard compliance procedures.

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St. Kitts & Nevis

The St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 1984 as the first country in the world to offer such an investment. This has started the Citizenship-by-Investment Industry as we know it today. In 2011 updated Regulation were passed in Parliament to restructure and modernize the program. St. Kitts & Nevis CBI operates with thorough risk mitigation procedures to make sure no applicant is granted citizenship that has a criminal records. Once this is made sure of, the applicant must make the predefined investment to the country, which will grant him and the remaining family applicants the citizenship of St. Kitts & Nevis in a straightforward and transparent procedure which takes up to six months’ time, considering the entire procedure from beginning to end.

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The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program was introduced in 2019 by the Government with the goal to attract more international investors globally. In doing so the government shall in return grant full Montenegrin citizenship to all successful Investors and their families as long as the full procedure requirement are met in a satisfactory manner. Montenegro is adapting sophisticated industry compliance standards in order to approve legitimate Investors only.

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Citizenship and Investment citizenship

The concept of citizenship by investment (CBI), started in the 1980’s and was strongly popularized in the last decade. Sovereign countries are offering such an investment opportunity to a small audience internationally, with the idea of attracting talented future citizen, for the exchange of a foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, as long as all requirements are fully met, as defined by their immigration law.

In more recent years, more Governments around the world see the benefits that come along with a Citizenship by investment program and realize how it can profoundly impact their local economy in many ways, mostly due to the fact the foreign direct investment comes with no dept burden and can be immediately and effectively used to support infrastructure development, assist the health care sector and much more.

We at Mirabello Consultancy do help clients find the right citizenship by investment program matching their needs fully.

Requirements for obtaining a citizenship

There are a number of requirements that must be met for all investment programs. For example: investing in one of the approved options, passing security checks, showing the legal source of the investment funds, not having any criminal record and being in good health.
Some countries require compulsory residence and a country visit, as well as investment retention periods before they can be returned. According to the eligibility and age of each family members, you can apply with your entire family and obtain a full citizenship for all.
The government of the country will process and approve the application for citizenship only if the main applicant and his family members meet all the conditions for the investment citizenship program.

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Why Mirabello


In order to provide you with our best service, we will determine your needs and objectives during an initial personal meeting. We will be pleased to answer your questions about the procedures, available investment, financial aspects and much more.


We have the know-how and experience in the Investor Migration industry to navigate you the complex world of it. We meet the most demanding requirement of both, this industry and our client.


We put all the right part together for your best result. Whether you are starting a family, planning retirement or setting other goals, you can rely on our customised services in any stage of your life.

Citizenship Enquiry

Should you have any questions, or if you would like to know the exact cost and procedure for your personal situation, kindly contact us and we will be glad to help you.

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