Frequently asked questions
What is Second Citizenship or a Second Passport?
Second Citizenship, Second Passport, or multiple citizenships refers to the situation wherein a person has more than one legal Nationality. It is legal for a person to be a citizen of two or more countries at the same time. Few countries do not recognize second citizenship, It is ideal to verify whether your country of citizenship recognizes Dual Citizenship.
All Countries which offer citizenship by investment do not require applicants to give up their nationality by birth.
What is Citizenship by Investment?
A few countries by virtue of investment into their economy, legally grants citizenship status and thereby a Passport. This process is governed by the Citizenship Law of that country and allows individuals or Families to obtain citizenship with no physical residency requirements.
What are the advantages of a second citizenship?
Second Citizenship gives you visa free access to major countries in the Europe, Asia and Elsewhere. Limitless access to such economies and global markets, will open up big business and investment opportunities. It gives you the access to international/offshore banking that is recognized globally. The right to live, work and reside in a financially/politically stable and safe country. This advantage can be inherited by future generations.
How can I apply for a second citizenship or residency program?
Application of the Citizenship and Residency by Investment programme can only be done by a Government Licensed Agent. Being a licensed agent, UNO Capital, will walk through your application process right from the start until the delivery of your passport. We take pride of our bespoke services with almost 24/7 customer service. We do not only cater clients in the UAE but we also cater clients from Asia, Middle East, United Kingdom, Africa, and South America.
How do I know the right program for me?
Choosing the right programme might be a difficult task, but with the help of our multi-lingual advisors, we help you choose the suitable programme by considering your requirements, budgets, family composition, age and type of dependents, travel and mobility requirements, and long-term goals.
What countries offer Citizenship by Investment?
The countries that offer Citizenship by Investment programmes are St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, Vanuatu, Turkey, Malta, and Montenegro.
Can I include my dependents on the Citizenship Application?
The second citizenship is not only limited to the main investor but also extended to his/her spouse, dependent children, dependent parents, and in some programmes, extended to siblings and the spouse of their dependent children. With the help of our multi-lingual advisor, we will guide you as to who all will qualify as a dependent or an added applicant.
Who is eligible for second citizenship / dual residency?
The requirements of each country may differ from each other. However, the most common requirements are: A. the applicant must be of good character; B. with legitimate source of funds; C. must comply with the required financial contribution that is set by the government.
Is there any residency requirement to get second citizenship / residency?
Most of these countries do not require any physical residency or even a visit to the country. It is noteworthy that of some of the European Residency Programmes requires a small period residency.