Grenada Golden Visa Process
Why Choose Grenada?
The citizenship by investment programme for Grenada provides a second citizenship and passport to investors offering visa-free travel to over 153 countries including the UK, EU Schengen countries and China. Grenada also offers access for its citizens to the USA E2 treaty investor visa.
Applicants need to invest either $150,000 as a donation or $220,000 in a government approved real estate project and maintain the property investment in Grenada for at least 5 years.
The Grenada programme was introduced in 2013 it offers a low cost entry for a second passport. Applicants from all countries are welcome but are subject to strict due diligence checks. Applicants must be of outstanding character, in good health, of high net worth and with no criminal record. There is no requirement to visit for an interview for the Grenada citizenship programme and in fact there is no need to travel to the country to complete the application. Children and dependents up to age 30 can be included (subject to restrictions) along with dependent parents over age 55 (if fully supported). There is no tax on worldwide income and processing of the application takes around 4 months. Government, Professional and Due Diligence fees apply.
Investor E2 Visa
The E-2 treaty ‘Investor Visa’ signed between Grenada and the United States allows citizens of Grenada to operate a substantial business in the U.S. and reside there. Many countries in the world including China and India do not have an E-2 treaty with the USA. In such circumstances investors can obtain citizenship of Grenada first and then apply for a USA E2 Visa.
Once investors have successfully been granted citizenship of Grenada, they will be issued with a passport. Grenada passport holders benefit from visa-free access to no less than 153 countries and territories worldwide according to La Vida’s Unique Passport Investment Report. This represents over 70% of worldwide travel popularity and almost 60% of GDP. A powerful passport providing visa free access to many countries of interest to our clients.