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The European Union will be stricter on entry into Schengen: what changes await the visa system

August 5, 2021
The Council of Europe adopted a regulation on changes to the VIS, or Visa Information System. The purpose of the changes is to prevent illegal migration to EU states. We tell you what changes are waiting for Schengen visa applicants, when they will come into force and how to get a visa in 2021.

Dominica Switches To Biometric Passports

July 29, 2021
The Dominican government has begun issuing biometric passports. On 26 July 2021, President Charles Savarin and his wife received their first new passports. Citizens of Dominica are also required to replace their passports: applications can be submitted until 30 July 2023.

Vaccination Requirements In European Countries With Citizenship And Residence Permit Programmes

July 27, 2021
194 million people fell ill with the coronavirus between January 2020 and July 2021. To keep their citizens and residents safe, states impose restrictions within the country, such as on visits to public places. In some cases, vaccination becomes compulsory.

How Much Does A Month’s Rent For A Three-Bedroom Apartment In Andorra Cost

July 24, 2021
The Principality of Andorra is a dwarf state located in the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain. 80% of the country’s GDP comes from tourism. Each year, 10 million people from all over the world come to Andorra’s ski and thermal spas.

UK Home Office Vets Investors Who Were Granted A ‘Golden Visa’ Between 2008 And 2015

July 20, 2021
6,312 Investor Visa Tier 1 recipients are being vetted due diligence by the UK Home Office. About half of all UK investor visa holders will be checked.

How Malta Spends Money Received From Applicants For Citizenship For Exceptional Services

July 19, 2021
The Maltese government will send one million euros to three charities: Malta Community Chest Fund, Dar tal-Providenza and Caritas. The money will be provided by the Malta National Development Fund, or NDSF. We tell you why the fund was set up and what else the government is spending the investors’ money on.

Where Is The Best Place To Do Business? IMD’s Global Competitiveness Index

July 17, 2021
64 countries have been assessed for economic competitiveness. It shows what kind of conditions the government creates for businessmen. The ranking was compiled by the Institute for Management Development, or IMD. We tell you which countries have high levels of government support and the best conditions for doing business.

New Prestigious Hellinikon Area In The South Of Athens – Is It Worthy Of Investor Attention?

July 13, 2021
The Greek government and Lamda Development have agreed on the terms of the new Hellinikon residential area in Athens. The project was designed seven years ago but has been constantly postponed for various reasons. We tell you what is known about the project and how it will affect the Greek real estate market.

How Many Residence Permits By Investment Portugal Issued In 2021 And Which Option Earned The Most

July 12, 2021
Around €238 million was earned by Portugal on its citizenship programme in the first half of the year 2021. We tell you which countries’ investors received the most “golden visas” and which investment options they chose most often.

How Much Is A Month Of Renting A Three-Bedroom Apartment In Different Regions Of Cyprus

July 10, 2021

Property in Cyprus is a liquid asset. Cypriot city administrations are issuing more building permits every year: developers received 88% more permits in March 2021 than during the same period in 2020.

Cyprus is a popular destination for travelers from all over the world. In the spring of 2021, Cyprus opened its borders to tourists, so the demand for property rental has increased. Let’s find out how much it costs to rent a three-bedroom apartment in different regions of Cyprus.

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