Days are not far when cricket will not be the only connection of Indian citizens with the Caribbean Countries. Various islands of Caribbean such as Dominica, Antigua & Barbuda, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts & Nevis and Grenada are offering attractive options of Citizenship by Investment.
The latest changes by Antigua & Barbuda in citizenship by investment program fees made obvious that all the countries are competing to woe the investors to give them money in exchange of citizenship. Now Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda both providing citizenship in exchange of minimum $100,000.
Interested investors can contact the Government Authorized Agents To Apply for Citizenship!
All the countries are targeting wealthy Indian as well as Chinese immigrants “this year we have huge number of number inquiries from from Indian citizens looking forward to make lifestyle investment” quoted by Muhammad Bilal, Marketing Manager of CTrustGlobal, the global leader in international residence and citizenship planning. When we ask him what is the profiles of potential Indian Customers. Muhammad Bilal, says,” They are usually family people with kids, high end investors who are very successful in business and there respected field. Huge proportions of our client come from Dubai and USA (NRIs)”.
So are there any benefits of a Caribbean Country passport apart from swaying palm trees, tropical breeze and white sand beaches, without any doubts. A passport of any Caribbean Country allows you to travel visa free more than 100 countries including whole European Union with countries like Hong Kong, Canada, Singapore and even the UK where as with an Indian passport one can travel only 55 countries.
Even the Commonwealth of the Dominica citizen even receives certain
As a Commonwealth citizen, one also receives certain privileged treatment in the United Kingdom such as ones children can access to UK before applying for Student visa even after completing studies, they can work there for two years without a work permit.
The CEO of Henley & Partners, the immigration company Eric Major says, “Most Indian and Chinese Wealthy people are keen on granting a western education for their children,which is the main reason they are seeking Caribbean Citizenship. Another reason is mobility thanks to visa-free travel to more than 100 countries.”
The Caribbean Countries are seriously targeting Indian Immigrants became obvious when Prime Minister of Saint Kitts & Nevis Denzil Douglas in April during his trip to India requested Indians citizen to enjoy benefits of Saint Kitts & Nevis citizenship by Investment which is oldest CIP launched in 1984.
LIST OF COUNTRIES WHERE INDIAN PASSPORT HOLDER CAN TRAVEL VISA FREE IN 2017
|Asia||Africa||South America||North America||Oceania||Europe|
|Thailand||Mauritius||Ecuador||British Virgin Islands||Cook Islands||All European countries need a pre-approved visa.|
|Macau||Tanzania||Saint Kitts and Nevis||Vanuatu|
|Indonesia||Ethiopia||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Samoa|
|Nepal||Mozambique||Trinidad & Tobago||Nieu|
|Timor Leste||Cape Verde||Turks & Caicos|
Note: Please keep in mind above list is just for reference, confirm from the embassy before travelling.