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Golden Visa In The United Arab Emirates

There are a handful of locations on the Earth that have become synonymous with wealth and success, and without a doubt, the United Arab Emirates [UAE] is among them. Thus, the relatively new Golden Visa opportunity by the UAE is causing shockwaves in the global communities of HNWIs and sophisticated investors. Strategically located in the […]

Investment Citizenship: A Game Changer For The HNWI In The Age Of Globalization

Investment citizenship, also known as citizenship by investment, is a program that allows high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) to obtain citizenship in a foreign country in exchange for a significant investment. The concept has gained immense popularity in recent years, especially among wealthy individuals looking to expand their global reach and secure a more stable future for […]

Further And Higher Education In Cyprus

The education system in Cyprus is sophisticated and well-developed, with many options in the public and private sectors. For a family relocating to the country with older children, Further and Higher Education will be of paramount importance, while lifelong educational opportunities enhance employability and enjoyment of life for students of all ages; all factors that […]

Primary And Secondary Education In Cyprus

When considering a move abroad with a young family, whether temporary or permanent, one of the prime considerations is going to be the education system in the new country.  Will it be as good as or superior to the system in the country of origin, and what can a family do to ensure the move […]

Breaking News: Portugal To Close Its Golden Visa Program

Editor’s Note: This article is out of date. Portugal considered closing its Golden Visa program in 2023 but ultimately decided to retain the program. The Portuguese government did make significant changes to the program, however. You can learn more about the changes and current requirements for investors on our Portuguese Residency by Investment page. Following […]

Opening A Bank Account In Greece

The beautiful country of Greece, with its enviable climate, wonderful scenery and thousands of years of history, is a welcoming place to be.  It has a thriving tourist industry and offers a high standard of living, along with excellent educational establishments, healthcare, safety and security together with the reassurance of a strong legal system and […]

Everything You Need To Know About St. Kitts and Nevis

Known as The Mother Colony of the West Indies, St. Kitts and Nevis are probably the most elusive Caribbean isles to mainstream media – making St. Kitts and Nevis a well-kept secret of the Atlantic. The smallest sovereign state in the western hemisphere, discovered by Christopher Columbus and later colonized by the British Empire, the islands […]

Company Relocation To Cyprus

The beautiful island of Cyprus with its stunning land and seascapes, wonderful climate, high quality of life, education and healthcare as well as its strategic position on the crossroads of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and its attractive and beneficial tax arrangements, is a popular and highly-sought after country in which to relocate […]

How To Optimize Taxes In Cyprus With Non-Domiciled Status

Cyprus: the perfect luxury destination for residency, investment, and vacations, offering a favorable tax environment, high standards of living, advantageous business climate, and incredible non-domiciled tax residency programs.

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Property In Antigua and Barbuda

Buying property on the twin islands of Antigua and Barbuda combines beautiful land and seascapes with a good standard of living, a beneficial business environment, and political and social stability that foster a historically secure investment environment. Often referred to as the “Land of 365 beaches”, whether you are in the market for a holiday […]

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Property In Grenada

Beautiful Grenada, known as “The Spice Island” has a booming tourist industry and a healthy property market making it a secure and attractive proposition for investment in real estate.  There is a wide selection of reasonably priced government-approved projects including resorts, hotels and villas. Property in Grenada is widely considered a good investment with projected […]

Updates Announced for Citizenship By Investment in St Lucia

Retaining Competitiveness and Securing The Island’s Strong Presence In The Migration Industry The government of the beautiful Caribbean island of St Lucia has announced a series of changes to the island’s popular Citizenship by Investment program, aimed at remaining one of the most competitive programs worldwide and fulfilling its mandate of providing for the betterment […]

What Makes Malta Attractive To Those Seeking To Reduce Their Tax Burden?

Homo sapiens is Latin for “the wise man” and that’s for good reason – we all strive to live a better life – a more affluent, comfortable, happier one. So, it’s only understandable and prudent that some of us are seeking for solutions to optimise or even reduce their taxes. Legally, that is. In that […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis introduces changes to its citizenship by investment program in 2023

Saint Kitts and Nevis’s citizenship by investment program is the ‘Platinum Standard’ for the sector of golden passports and the pioneer for the global investor immigration industry. One such governmental programmes of citizenship by investment was introduced on these tropical islands in 1984. Saint Kitts and Nevis’s passport offers visa-free access to 150 countries worldwide […]

Visa-Free Countries With A Dominican Passport

One of the greatest considerations when taking out a second residency or citizenship is the ease of access it offers to other countries, some of which may not be readily accessible on the first passport. In the wake of Brexit, UK citizens now face a more complicated process of travel to many countries than before leaving […]

Buying Property In Cyprus: Short and Essential Guide

The beautiful island of Cyprus, superbly located on the cusp of Europe and the Middle East, is a wonderful place in which to take out a residency with a view to a second citizenship. Offering a dramatic land and seascape, a warm climate, a safe environment and a high standard of living, plus visa-free travel […]

Greece is raising the minimum value of investments in January’23

News is in from the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriacos Mitsotakis, that the conditions for gaining residency in Greece by investment in real estate are changing imminently, leading to an urgent call to action for anyone looking to gain this popular residency by means of investment. Change in the real estate requirement for the Greek […]

Astons Webinar: Benefits of Caribbean Citizenship – An Alternative Passport In The New Reality

Our latest webinar will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn the latest and most up-to-date information about the Caribbean citizenship programs. It is becoming abundantly clear that unpredictability is the only thing we can confidently predict in the highly volatile and unstable social, political and financial climate worldwide. Many high net-worth investors thinking […]

Comparison of Citizenship by Investment Programs in the Caribbean

Which Caribbean citizenship by investment program is the best one for you in 2023? In a year of unprecedented change for Caribbean CIPs, there are still some great reasons to get in now.

How To Get Citizenship In Malta

Malta is a beautiful island in the Mediterranean that is famous for its prosperity, high quality of life, stable economy, great business opportunities, as well as mild climate, beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage. It is also recognized as a country with a great educational system and relaxed lifestyle. Benefits of citizenship in Malta: Right […]

How To Get Citizenship of Grenada

Grenada’s beautiful setting in the Caribbean Sea, along with its safe environment and cost-effective Citizenship by Investment program makes it an attractive destination for investors looking to gain a second citizenship for themselves and their families.  Known as the “Spice Island” it boasts beautiful landscapes, idyllic beaches and a stable economy. Astons’ team of experienced […]

How To Get Citizenship In Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a two-island nation in the Caribbean, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The islands are known for their beautiful mountains and scenery, and for their atmospheric former sugar plantations, as well as a thriving offshore banking industry. There are a number of ways to gain citizenship, including through […]

Which passport is the best for travel?

The strength of the passport is due to the number of visa-free countries it opens up. Let's see which citizenship provides more opportunities to travel around the world. Japan Nowadays, Japanese passport is considered the most powerful in the world and its holders can enjoy visa-free or visa-on-arrival regime with 193 countries. Singapore, South Korea […]

Portugal Considers Scrapping Its Golden Visa Program

Editor’s Note: This article is out of date. Portugal considered closing its Golden Visa program in 2023 but ultimately decided to retain the program. The Portuguese government did make significant changes to the program, however. You can learn more about the changes and current requirements for investors on our Portuguese Residency by Investment page. There was […]

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