Talented and resourceful people should not limit their lives and business interests to one country. Residency by investment programs, also known as golden visa programs, give high net worth individuals the option to relocate and the right to live, work, study and receive medical care in their new countries of residence. Being able to change residence, to a suitable country, or to have multiple residences is an increasingly important phase in planning international life for our clients.
Creimerman offers expert advice on residency-by-investment programs in the best locations in the world, taking into account their business environment, quality of life, and potential citizenship. We will see below the details of the most successful residency programs recommended by Creimerman.
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Austria offers residence in an EU country and visa-free access to the Schengen Area of Europe, this only for a part of the German-speaking applicants, under strict requirements.
The Permanent Residence Program in Cyprus is one of the best options for those seeking international real estate investments and a privileged residence location.
Under the Greece Golden Visa programme, a real estate investment of EUR 250,000 grants a residence permit, which is acquired within 2 months.
Italy has 2 residency options for investors, especially those seeking visa-free travel within Europe's Schengen area. A permanent stay is not required. The investment is from 250,000 euros.
The Luxembourg Residency by Investment Program offers the opportunity to invest in this high-income, business-driven EU country and gain residency within 6 months.
The Portugal Golden Residence Permit Program is a pathway to visa-free travel in Europe’s Schengen Area and offers the right to live, work, and study in Portugal.
The Swiss Residence Program promises residence in Switzerland
for a minimum contribution of CHF 250,000 in annual taxes.
Jersey residents are at the mercy of a high standard of living and a stable economy. The island is very well located, with excellent flight connections throughout Europe.
The Malta Permanent Residency Program offers freedom of movement within the Schengen Area of Europe and security within the social and legal systems of the EU.
The Slovenian residency law allows entrepreneurs and business investors to apply for a residence permit if they invest in the activity of a company in Slovenia. The law specifies a minimum investment amount of net €50,000.
The UK offers residence in a highly desirable destination and access to one of the most influential financial centers in the world.
The Latvian Investment Residency Program offers extensive qualification options and no residency requirement. The minimum investment is $50,000
Monaco is the European residence
of choice for those who have the resources to afford the superior lifestyle this country has to offer. Residents enjoy an excellent standard of living.
The Spain Residence by Investment Program is a pathway to visa-free travel in Europe’s Schengen Area and offers the right to live, work, and study in Spain.
Argentina offers its Residence for an investment of U$S15000. Those interested in residing in the country also can apply for digital nomad or rentista.
Brazil, one of the happiest countries in South America, offers a wide range of residences to offer those interested in settling there temporarily or permanently.
Canada's Start-up Visa Program provides global entrepreneurs with permanent residence in one of the best countries to live in the world.
Chile offers many options to obtain a residency in a South American country with a large maritime market making one of the most attractive residences in LATAM for.
Mexico, the most sought after Latin American country for its quality of life and for its tranquility in many of its cities, offers residences for foreigners, both temporary and permanent.
Residence in Peru can be obtained through a Rentista Visa, in which income of at least US$500 must be demonstrated.
Colombia offers its residence for investment from US$24,000, leaving the doors open to being able to work and study in the country.
Panama offers people the opportunity to invest in this country
of maritime trade with an international banking center and obtain residency in 6 months.
The US EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program requires a minimum investment of $500,000. Selected applicants will obtain their residency within 18 months.
Ecuador, one of the countries with the greatest cultural diversity in the world, offers those interested in living there multiple residence options to apply.
Paraguay offers the possibility of obtaining its residency in a simple way. Benefiting those who choose it to be able to live in one of the most accessible countries in South America.
Uruguay offers its residence to those interested in living there, offering one of the most stable economies in Latin America and tax free periods for investors.
Asian and Pacific Residence
Australia is a quintessential destination for global business innovators seeking a superior quality of life. A fund investment of AUD 2.5 million is required.
Hong Kong is one of the nations that offers multiple residence options in one of the best locations for trade and investment to and from mainland China.
The Malaysia My Second Home program allows foreign nationals who meet certain criteria to reside in Malaysia. Payment starts from US$34000.
With your residence, New Zealand promises a high standard of living and economic, political and social stability. This residency allows applicants to live and work in New Zealand.
The Singapore Global Investor Program is the route to reside in a super stable and safest country with one of the highest standards of living and first class education and health care.
The Thailand Elite Residency Program grants selected applicants and families their residency for five to twenty years, within a period of 4 months.
The Mauritius Residency by Investment Program is the gateway to this dynamic investment market, where you will find one of the best tropical destinations to live and retire.