Residency or citizenship by investment varies from country to country. The investment amount (excluding fees) starts from USD 100,000 (approx. INR 75 Lakhs) for a Caribbean island passport and can go up to USD 12-13 Million for a fast-track path to a British passport. Click here to know which program is best suited for your family’s requirements.
There are different types of programs offered by different countries. Some programs need active participation as a business owner (i.e., Canada & Australia), while other programs do not require active involvement. (i.e., USA). Click here to know which programs suit your requirements.
All the investments across the globe carry some inherent risk, so in a way, there are no guarantees on any investment. The safest investments like Government Treasury Bills or Bank Fixed Deposits also carry financial risk, but the risks are far lower compared to any equity investment.
Most investments offered as part of the residency or citizenship by investment program are real estate investments, and carry the associated risk of any real estate asset class in that specific country. However, some of the country programs offer investment options with lower risk exposure. Contact us to know more about such programs.
Immigration by investment is a niche area, where most of the investments are linked with the milestones in the immigration process. Rule of thumb for the lock-in period is usually 5-7 years. However, some of the country programs may offer reduced investment period if you choose to invest a higher amount. Click on My Program Comparison to know more.
Any Indian resident can remit up to USD 250,000 per person per fiscal year (1-April to 31-March). These rules are prescribed under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) by Reserve Bank of India.
Most countries require tax to be paid based on the tax residency, where you spend the maximum time in the calendar year. The taxation rules will apply depending on your native country and the migrant country rules. We will be happy to connect you with a tax advisor for your specific case.
The investment amount can be withdrawn after completing all investment and immigration requirements of the specific country program. However, it is important to understand that every investment is subject to its own set of risks. One must understand the risk factors involved and then choose to invest based on their risk assessment.