A Guide to the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

A Guide to the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

The Overseas Citizen of India, or most commonly referred to as OCI, is one of the most popular types of residency available to those of Indian origin. One of the great things about OCI is that your spouse can be eligible for this too. In return, the OCI Card that you...
The Coming Tax on Unrealized Capital Gains

The Coming Tax on Unrealized Capital Gains

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia Through the years, there has been a rise in wealth in most western countries. In layman’s terms, most millionaires and billionaires are getting increasingly wealthy. Accordingly, most politicians are trying to introduce a tax that will go...
Why Having A Golden Visa Won’t Lower Your Tax Bill

Why Having A Golden Visa Won’t Lower Your Tax Bill

We often talk about people’s confusion regarding the difference between a temporary residence, a permanent residence, and citizenship. Someone even left a comment about Golden Visas and how you can use a Golden Visa to reduce your taxes. Although, the latter claim...
Five Flags I’m Planting in the Next Year

Five Flags I’m Planting in the Next Year

The last few years have both been chaotic and challenging. There have been numerous changes in the world and travel has been more restricted than ever. Having spent more time with our families is one of the highlights of the past year. But there’s something...
5 Ways to Get Dual Citizenship Quickly

5 Ways to Get Dual Citizenship Quickly

Dateline: Mexico City, Mexico People are often looking for a way to get instant citizenship. Even if they don’t plan on living overseas, they tell me that they want to have the option of dual citizenship so that if they so choose they can opt to expatriate, live in...
Slovakia Citizenship by Descent

Slovakia Citizenship by Descent

Slovakia Citizenship by Descent Slovakia has a new bill that allows citizenship by descent up to the third generation (great-grandchildren) of former Czechoslovak and Slovak citizens as an option for those with Slovak ancestry. As a country that’s part of the European...
Is It Possible to Get Triple Citizenship?

Is It Possible to Get Triple Citizenship?

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia For years, we have urged people to start now at working towards dual citizenship. It’s the wise thing to do to provide yourself options and a Plan B should things in your home country change.  It’s also an essential part of developing your...
How Many Citizenships Can You Have?

How Many Citizenships Can You Have?

Dateline: Bogota, Colombia How many passports is enough? What are the pros and cons of having as many citizenships as you can? Do countries allow you to have multiple citizenships? Can you reach a point where you have too many to manage?  These are some of the...
Jersey Residency by Investment: the Ultimate Guide

Jersey Residency by Investment: the Ultimate Guide

You’d be forgiven for not knowing where or even what Jersey is. And even if you do, you probably have just a vague idea of its location. This tiny archipelago – part of the so-called Channel Islands – sits off the coast of Normandy, France. But it is not...