Second Citizenship

Second citizenship refers to acquiring citizenship in a country other than your country of birth or primary citizenship. There are several ways to obtain a second citizenship, including purchasing real estate, investment or financial contribution to the government’s growth/ transformation fund.

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Second Citizenship

Different Ways to Get a Second Citizenship

  • Purchasing real estate → This is the process of becoming a citizen of another country through purchasing one or more real estate properties starting from $200,000.
  • Financial contribution to the government’s fund → Offering a donation to the governments of some countries can grant you citizenship of that country.
  • Bank deposit → Some countries offer citizenships to individuals who can make a bank deposit in the country for a specific time.

Second Citizenship

In today's world, having a second citizenship has become increasingly important for several reasons. It provides greater freedom of movement, better access to education and healthcare, and offers more opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Why Get a Second Citizenship?

  • Visa-free travel → A second citizenship can allow you to travel to more countries without needing a visa or with a visa-on-arrival. Most second citizenships offer access to 140+ countries, with some offering access to China, Hong Kong, the UK, Russia and the European Schengen countries.
  • Tax advantages → Depending on the country, a second citizenship can offer significant tax luxuries.
  • Business opportunities→ A second citizenship can open up new business opportunities and allow you to expand your company’s reach. Some countries offer opportunities to live and work with European countries.
  • Security → Another citizenship can provide security in uncertain times such as political instability.
  • Better quality of life → It can provide access to better healthcare, education and job opportunities.
  • Family inclusion → Many countries offer citizenships for the main applicant, spouse and unmarried children up to 30 years old. Unmarried siblings, as well as the spouse’s parents, may be included.

Our Programs

We are pleased to present to you a selection of some of the most popular second citizenship programs available today:

St. Kitts and Nevis

Minimum Capital requirement: USD 125,000

Processing time: Three to six months

Key benefit: Visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 157 destinations, including Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area.

Antigua and Barbuda

Minimum Capital requirement: USD 100,000

Processing time: Three to four months

Key benefit: Visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 157 destinations, including Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area.


Minimum capital requirement: USD 100,000

Processing time: Three months

Key benefit: Visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 145 destinations worldwide.


Minimum capital requirement: USD 150,000

Processing time: Three to four months

Key benefit: Visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 146 destinations, including China, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area.

St. Martin

Minimum capital requirement: USD 250,000

Processing time: Four to five months

Key benefit: Visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 157 destinations, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area.


Minimum capital requirement: Euro 250,000

Processing time: Three to six months

Key benefits: Permanent residency with visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 184 destinations worldwide. Specific conditions apply for citizenship.

Why Choose mana immigration?

We specialize in helping individuals and families obtain second citizenships. Our team of experts will guide you through the process and provide you with the necessary information and support to ensure a smooth and successful application. We are certified Canadian immigration consultants with years of experience in this field. We work with a network of trusted partners and professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are many options for second citizenship. Our professional team of experts will evaluate your family size, business and citizenship need and guide you to the most suitable option(s) that meets your budget and time frame. Each citizenship has certain benefits and requirements. By conducting due diligence and proper evaluation, we will guide you and your family to the best decision.

It depends on the country. However, most countries accept the main applicant, the spouse and the children up to 18-30 years old. Some countries accept married children and grandchildren. Lastly, many accept the spouse’s parents too. Our experienced team will assist you in selecting the citizenship that meets your family’s needs.

Newborn children may be added within the first year of birth.

You may apply for citizenship through an investment in real estate or in business OR in a bank deposit, depending on the country of choice. Some countries accept a contribution to the government’s transformation/ growth fund.  This is a non-refundable contribution.  The capital requirement starts from

$100,000 US Dollar per family, and depends on the size of the family members.

Permanent Residency (PR) allows you to live within the country, as long as you maintain the purchased property. Some countries’ PR allows you to work within the country, and some do not. The PR needs to be renewed every 5+ years.

Citizenship allows you to live and work freely within the country. Most countries do not require you to maintain your property to renew your passport.

Yes, you can rent your property(ies). You may buy multiple properties to meet the investment requirement. Also, multiple investors may share real estate or a business as long as each one of them meets the minimum investment requirements.

Some second-citizenship countries require a property transfer tax and a yearly property tax on the asset. Fortunately, most second-citizenship countries will only tax your local income in that country (no overseas taxation).

Please refer to our experienced team to answer your specific taxation questions per country.

The processing times vary from one country to another. In general, it takes 3-6 months to receive your passport.

Different documents are required for each country. In addition to ID documents, marriage and birth certificate, you are requested to show available funds for the selected program, as well as police certificates.

You may apply for second citizenship with a Travel Document. Candidates holding a “Bedoon” status are eligible for this program. Please connect with our experienced team in order to answer your specific nationality questions.

You will pay for your purchased asset(s) OR contribution to the government through a registered lawyer within the country of citizenship. You may produce power of attorney through the Embassy of the country itself.  As for other fees and charges, they will be paid directly to mana immigration ME after signing an agreement with us.

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