Across the world, interest in a second citizenship or residency is growing, especially in emerging market countries much like South Africa. The South African passport is very limiting due to visa requirements. The concerns around the depreciation of the Rand, social unrest and the recent rating downgrade as some of the many reasons Souths African’s are looking for residency or citizenship as a plan B.
Most South Africans are looking for global freedom and mobility through residency or citizenship programs, as an insurance policy for themselves and their kids. Malta offers expansion of your business interests and your families opportunities with regards to education and work.
Malta has recently be rated the worlds best citizenship by investment country, as it is a leader for compliance to investment norms. The Global Residents and Citizenship Programs (GRCP) 2015 report analysed 19 citizenship by investment programs and found Malta to be the Leader.
Business Tech recently wrote about the best countries to “buy” your way into dual citizenship, you can read that article here.