Citizenship by Investment: Buy Real Estate in these Countries to Get A Second Passport

A surprising number of countries offer residency and even citizenship when you invest in real estate. In this blog, we will enumerate several citizenship by investment opportunities where you only need to make a property purchase. The act will get you not only a residency but a full citizenship.

All of these costs are updated as of October 2018. We also converted the currencies to make it easier for you.


Surprisingly, you only need to invest $125,000 (£94k) in a property there to be a permanent resident. Stay in this sunny country for five years to get full citizenship


For people who want to live in the Caribbean, consider this country for you can get a Dominican citizenship and passport after a $200,000 (£150k) property purchase.


Qualified foreigners who can buy properties costing $200,000 (£150k) and up will also receive citizenship in this Pacific island nation.

Saint Lucia

To qualify for their citizenship and passport, you must have a minimum property investment of $300,000 (£226k).


This is another Caribbean paradise that offers you citizenship and a second passport as long as you meet their minimum requirements. Be prepared to invest at least $350,000 (£263k) in property or donate $200,000 (£150k) to the nation’s sovereign fund.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Planning to retire in a beautiful Caribbean territory? A Saint Kitts and Nevis property costs $400,000 (£300k). This real estate investment also includes a full citizenship and a powerful passport.

Antigua and Barbuda

Similar to other Caribbean islands, Antigua and Barbuda lets investors buy a $400,000 (£300k) property as an investment for citizenship and that all-important passport.


Foreign nationals with $595,000 (£448k) to spare might want to invest their extra savings on a property in Montenegro. The country’s authorities will award citizenship to qualifying investors who invest that small amount in real estate (or into enterprise) in the country.


A country rich with culture and history like Turkey requires you to buy any property that costs $1 million (£753k) or more before the government awards you with a residency. To be eligible for instant citizenship, you must live in the country for three years too.


Last, but definitely not the least… the Government of Malta rewards foreign nationals who invest at least $1.1 million (£828k) in property in the country with permanent residency and a powerful EU passport. Apart from Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship, people opt for a Maltese citizenship because the processing time is quick, and the successful applicants receive their passports within 12 months on average.

When you need assistance with obtaining a second passport or citizenship by investment, reach out to legit and legal investment advisory firms.

According to the experts from TerraNova Global, there are a lot of online charlatans who promise cheap passports and unrealistic processes. They remind people to stay vigilant… and avoid transacting with scammers.

TerraNova Global is an investment advisory firm who provides tailored solutions to people who want to avail a certain citizenship by investment program. They can help you find a long-term real estate investment abroad, one that rewards you with citizenship and a second passport.