With the new diplomatic policies and visa restrictions, Iranians are looking for alterative options to emigrate to, and we have no reason to blame them. Looking for a new passport amidst travel bans and visa restrictions is a smart choice of people with means.
The Iranian passport holders have the liberty to travel visa free to 13 countries, visa on arrival for 31 countries and they require visas to travel to 154 countries! The said country’s passport ranks at a number 88, along with Sri Lanka, Yemen and Ethiopia, according to the CTrustGlobal Visa App.To strengthen passport portfolio, a new (dual) citizenship acts as a lifestyle investment and a global insurance for wealthy investors and hence the demand.
CTrustGlobal experts revealed that the worldwide consumption of Citizenship schemes has increased almost 3 fold since 2012. With political turbulence, wealthy Iranian nationals too have been increasingly seeking available options of Citizenship by Investment. According to the CTrustGlobal spokesperson, Iranian nationals are on the third number to seek the Citizenship of Dominica by Investment.
We have listed 3 most popular countries for Iran passport holders to buy citizenship and emigrate to. Let’s have a closer look-
The Commonwealth of Dominica has the most sought after Citizenship by Investment program in the world, not only because its Reasonably affordable, but also because it’s a fast track program. The minimum investment option for Dominica Citizenship starts from USD$ 100,000 for a single applicant. The applicant gets a passport within 90-100 days. With a Dominica Passport, one can travel to as many as 110 countries.
One of the top passports in the market, St Lucia offers its passport and citizenship at an investment starting from USD 100,000 in National Economic Fund USD $ 300,000 for real estate and USD$ 500,000 in Government bonds. An applicant can also contribute Enterprise Project Investment. The passport of St Lucia allows visa free travel to 129 cuntries.
The island of spices, Grenada offers wealthy investors a chance to become its citizens through Grenada Citizenship by investment program with an investment starting from USD$ 200,000. The country’s passport has 110 + countries in its visa free list. Grenada is also the only Caribbean island country to offer visa free travel to China.
There are a handful of other countries which also offer citizenship by investment to Iranian nationals. For more information on Citizenship by Investment and the countries offering such schemes, visit CTrustGlobal.com.