CJ International specializes in Residency and Citizenship by Investment Programs around the globe.
We invite you to further explore our programs.
They offer investors and their families many opportunities for a brighter future. Whether through an additional citizenship, residency in a desired location, or the perfect environment to start a venture, CJI locations around the world are here to offer you tailor-made investment opportunities and worldwide legal and immigration advisory services.
You are welcome to discover what these programs have to offer you and your family.
Quebec Immigrant Investor Program
This program is designed for investor who have a minimum net worth of CA $ 1,600,000 that was obtained legally. He also needs to make a CA $ 800,000 investment which is guaranteed and returned, without interest, after a 5 years term (this amount may be financed). Another important requirement is to have at least two years of management experience and pass a grid point system of 40 points for languages, etc. Citizenship and Canadian passports can be obtained.
Quebec Entrepreneur Program
The Quebec Entrepreneur is for qualified business owners and managers having earned legally CA $ 300,000 with 2 years management experience. They must create or acquire an agricultural, commercial or industrial business in the Province of Quebec by investing CA $ 100,000.
Programme de l’Expérience Québécoise (PEQ ) – Quebec Graduate
This program is an accelerated one for selecting skilled workers, which allows individuals to obtain a Certificat de sélection du Quebec with a view to gaining permanent residence. This program is intended for Quebec graduates or future graduates and temporary foreign workers who hold a skilled job and who meet certain conditions, such as demonstrating advanced intermediate knowledge of spoken French.
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program: Entrepreneur Immigration
This program is for entrepreneurs who are ready to invest in and actively manage a business in the BC Province. This immigration stream provides a pathway to permanent residence for experienced businesspeople who can establish themselves in B.C. and invest in and operate a commercially viable business that can provide significant economic benefits to the Province.
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
This program allows people to obtain permanent residence immediately upon entry to the United States. However, applicants for a U.S. green card based on investment must not only invest between US $ 500,000 and US $1 million in a U.S. business, they must take an active role in that business (though they don’t need to control it). Green cards for investors are limited in number, to 10,000 per year, and green cards for investors from any one country are limited as well.
Tier 1 Investment Visa UK
This program requires an investment of £ 2 million and allows temporary residency in the UK for the investor and his immediate family. After 2 years applicants can invest £10 million in order to settle permanently (or £5 million after 3 years). Applicants can apply for British citizenship after either 5 or 6 years of residency.
Spain Golden Visa - Real Estate Residency Visa
This program offers similar costs and benefits to Portugal but with one major difference. It is not possible to get citizenship and a second passport unless you reside in Spain for 10 years full time. It is why Portugal is currently issuing 2,000 golden visas a year compared to less than 100 in Spain.
Portugal Golden Visa - Real Estate Residency Visa
This program is one of the most popular programmes in Europe. Applicants must invest € 500,000 in real estate plus related costs and taxes to gain residency. This gives freedom of travel throughout the EU Schengen visa zone. After six years applicants and their families can apply for citizenship and hence a second passport allowing you and your family to travel, work, live and study anywhere in Europe.
Belgium Residence Program (BRP)
This program has no minimum residency requirements, does not require you to stay or live at all in Belgium, but you can still apply for Permanent Residence (PR) or Passport after 3 years only. Fees associated with Belgium program are the lawyer & processing fees, office rental, business expenses, social contributions etc. and are at least EUR 350,000.
Scheme for Naturalization of Investors by Exception
This program offers the fastest and most assured route to gaining a European passport through investment in real estate. It is quick and guaranteed and is available to investors who have sufficient funds to invest € 2.5 million into real estate, either residential or commercial. No other European golden visa program guarantees such assured results offering an EU second passport in just two to three months.
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Citizenship by Investment Program of St. Kitts and Nevis
This program is the oldest second passport programme by investment. Applicants investing US $ 400,000 in government approved real estate projects (plus costs) gain citizenship. This grants visa free access to over 100 countries including the UK and Schengen zone. It is also possible to make a government contribution of a reduced amount depending on family size. Processing can be finalized typically within 9 months.
Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme
This program offers a similar second passport programme to St Kitts. An investment of US $ 400,000 in government approved real estate projects plus costs gains citizenship. There is visa free travel to over 100 countries including the UK, Schengen zone and Canada. Processing is fast, typically within 4 months.
Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP)
This program has a citizenship leading to a second passport within a year. However there are a number of restrictions with Malta, in particular showing ties and commitment to the island, maintaining a property and screening interviews. For those willing to maintain such connections citizenship is available at a total cost of around € 1.2 million. But note € 650,000 of that figure is a “contribution” to the government and thus not refundable.