Which countries can you buy a second passport for? | Hudson McKenzie

Which countries can you buy a second passport for?

September 28, 2018 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

It’s no surprise that a second passport is a ‘must-have’ for the global super-wealthy – but which countries can these individuals acquire one?

A recent survey found that 89% of people have ambitions to obtain a second passport, with 34% enquiring further into obtaining a second citizenship altogether – so which countries can cater towards this new trend amongst the global elite?

The most direct and streamlined route of obtaining a second passport or citizenship is through the ‘Citizenship by Investment’ (CIP) program.

The CIP program is a way in which a certain amount of money that is invested within a specific country can path the way for the investor to obtain a second passport.

The following are just some of the exampled countries that offer a CIP program, which may provide the opportunity of a second passport:

  • Thailand
  • Latvia
  • Saint Lucia
  • Dominica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Kitts and Nevis
  • Grenada
  • Vanuatu
  • Moldova
  • Cambodia
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Montenegro
  • Spain
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Turkey
  • Malta
  • Australia
  • Cyprus
  • New Zealand

You can also read more about the CIP program through our own brochure here.

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