Grenada

Citizenship By Investment

Constribution
$200.000

OR

Min Investment
in real estate
$350.000
Duration
4-6 months
US E2 visa
Eligible
Direct and Lifetime
Citizenship

Grenada, an island well known for its silky stretches of white-sand beaches, is located in the Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean. Like other Caribbean countries, Grenada is made up of expansive, picturesque landscapes that offer lush and fertile forests and crystal-clear shores. Commonly known as the “Island of Spice,” it has become a great destination for a relaxing getaway.
 
The Grenada citizenship-by-investment program was launched in 2013, and Grenada became the only Caribbean citizenship by investment program to offer visa-free travel into China. Furthermore, it is the only citizenship-by-investment program which holds an E-2 Investor Visa treaty with the US, allowing Grenada passport holders the opportunity to enter and work in the US. Moreover, Grenada Citizenship by Investment program permits Iranian nationals to apply
 
The economic citizenship program allows applicants to obtain a second passport within 4 to 6 months. Applicants can qualify for Grenada passport by making a non-refundable contribution to the National Transformation Fund or by investing in Grenada government-approved real estate.

CAPITAL

St George's

LANGUAGE

English

TOTAL AREA

348.5 km2

POPULATION

107,825

GONVERMENT

Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth Realm

CURRENCY

Eastern Caribbean Dollar

Benefits of Grenada Citizenship

  • Grenada Passport obtained in 4 to 6 months.
  • Grenada recognizes dual citizenship, and does not require people to renounce their current citizenship when obtaining Grenada Citizenship.
  • Applicant does not need to visit Grenada at any time during the application process or after becoming a Grenada citizen.
  • Grenada passport holders enjoy visa-free travel to over 130 countries worldwide.
  • Off-shore bank accounts, investments, and companies give unique opportunities for business and tax planning.
  • Applicants can include dependent children under 25 years.
  • Applicants can include parents or grandparents over 65 years.
  • USA E-2 visa program allows investors to establish a business and live in the United States.

LEGAL BASIS

The Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program came into being in August 2013, when the Grenadian Parliament passed Act No. 15 of 2013, otherwise referred to as the ‘Grenada Citizenship by Investment Act, 2013.’ The stated objective of the Act is to enable persons to acquire permanent residence and citizenship in Grenada by registration following investments made in the country.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The principal applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants must pass a Due Diligence examination and have no criminal record.
  • The applicant must make the appropriate investment.
  • If a real-estate investment is made, the applicant must hold such investment for 4 years.
  • Dependents can be included in the application. Children aged 18 – 26 years may be considered dependents provided they are studying full time and are fully dependent on the main applicant.
  • Applicant can include dependent parents above 65 years.
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Timeline and Procedure

The Malta Citizenship can be obtained in 6 to 8 months.

 
 
Month
1

Step 1

Alt air performs a preliminary background check. Once cleared, file preparation begins and required documents are collected. Advisory, governments and due diligence fees are paid.

Month
1-2

Step 2

File is submitted

Month
3-5

Step 3

Issuance of “Approved in Principal” letter by the CIU (Government’s Citizenship-by Investment Unit).

Step 4

Investment is made in selected option, either real estate or contribution.

Step 5

Naturalization certificate is issued.

Month
6

Step 6

Submission of passport application and issuance of Grenada passports.