Comparison table

  Cyprus Malta Latvia UK Spain St Kitts & Nevis
Results EU citizen EU citizen EU Residency for 5 years; citizenship after 6 years + exams EU Residency for 5 years; citizenship after 6 years + exams EU Residency for 5 years St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
Time to obtain citizenship 6 months 12-14 months 6 years 6 years 10 years 4-6 months
Currency EUR EUR EUR GBP EUR USD
Amount of investment 2,000,000 500,000 or 150,000 plus rent for 5 years 250,000 2,000,000 500,00 400,000
Donation - 650,000 plus extra per family member - - - Optional
Investment duration 3 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years
Assets Bonds or securities of the Cyprus companies or Real Estate or Business or Deposit Bonds and Real Estate Real Estate Bonds or securities of the UK companies and Real Estate or Deposit Bonds or Real Estate or Business Donation or Real Estate
Physical residence No 6-12 months No Not absent more than 450 days of the first 5 years and 90 days the 6th No No
Dual citizenship Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Visa free travel, residence and work in EU Unlimited Unlimited Free travel in Schengen countries and residence in Latvia, no work permission Residence in the UK, no work permission Free travel in Schengen countries and residence in Spain, no work permission Free travel in Schengen countries and UK up to 180 days a year, no work permission