Three best second citizenships for Hongkongers 28/11/2019

Citizens of Hong Kong are looking for a secure future and business environment. Let’s take a closer look at the best second passport options!

Vanuatu citizenship for Hongkongers

A donation of 80,000 USD is the requirement to become a citizen of Vanuatu. With its passport in your hand, you can enter visa-free to 129 countries, including the EU states, UK, Russia, Singapore, and the Commonwealth countries. Obtaining the citizenship of Vanuatu takes only 7-9 weeks, and there is no income, wealth or inheritance tax. This is the most affordable official citizenship by investment programme and perhaps event the quickest if you are in a hurry. Click here for further information! 

Montenegro citizenship for Hongkongese applicants

Montenegro offers the newest citizenship by investment program. As the country aims the membership of the European Union, you can invest in a passport, which soon will become a European one. The travel document allows you to enter 117 countries worldwide visa-free, as the members of the Schengen area, Russia and Turkey, among others. It is good to know that foreign-sourced income in Montenegro is tax-exempt. The minimum amount of investment is 250,000 euros in a real estate, and there is a donation of 100,000 euros to the state. The necessary funds are still less than a third as the most affordable citizenship scheme in the EU. You can read here all the details of the Montenegro citizenship programme!

Malta passports for the citizens of Hong Kong

Malta’s Individual Investor Programme is the most famous citizenship by investment scheme. The Mediterranean island nation attracts wealthy foreigners with its perfect climate, secure lifestyle and high quality of life. As a citizen of the European Union, you can live and work in any Member State with your family; there is no requirement to live in Malta. The necessary investments are a donation of 650,000 euros, an investment in stocks or state bonds of 150,000 euros. You will need to buy an apartment (350,000 euros) or rent one (at least 16,000 euros/year), and you also must obtain health insurance with the coverage of 50,000 euros. 

Discus Holdings is an official agent of the Maltese IIP program.

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