passport of Grenada

Grenada Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel59

Asset protection110

Quality of life72

"Plan B"43

About Grenada

Grenada is a Caribbean country located on the same name island and in the southern part of the Grenadines. Grenada is called the Spice Island, and the World Food Travel Association recognised it as the food capital of the Caribbeans in 2021.

Grenada citizenship allows you to visit the UK and the Schengen countries visa-free. Moreover, it allows getting an E‑2 business visa to the USA. It is unavailable to citizens of many countries. The Grenada powerful passport can be obtained by birth, marriage, naturalisation and investment.

Population

108.789

Capital

St, George's

Official language

English

GDP per capita

$8.153

Time zone

UTC-4

Currency

East Caribbean dollar

Grenada passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Visa-free travel to 144 countries

    Grenada citizens visit the UK, the Schengen countries, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and other countries visa-free.

  • 2

    Visitor visas for 10 years and business visas to the USA

    The Grenada passport strength allows its holders to obtain a B‑1/B‑2 visa to the USA for 10 years. The E‑2 business visa is also available to them: it allows Grenada citizens to move to the USA to run a business there.

  • 3

    Registration of a company in Grenada

    Investors register international companies in Grenada to reduce taxes and avoid currency control when dealing with foreign business partners. Information on the owner is not recorded in the trade registry. It helps to protect the assets of the company and its founder.

  • 4

    Tax optimisation

    Grenada citizens don’t pay taxes on global income, salary, capital gains, and inheritance. When closing the deal, individuals don’t pay stamp fees.

Grounds for obtaining a Grenada passport

Grenada allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 5 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Grenada passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Who can get a Grenada passport

  • Investor with a legal income

    • over 18 years old

    • with no criminal records

    • with good health

  • Spouse

  • Children under 30

    • financially dependent on the investor

  • Parents and grandparents

    • financially dependent on the investor

  • Siblings

    • over 18 years old

    • not married

    • childless

Investment conditions

Participants can choose between two options offered by the Grenada citizenship programme:

  • $150,000 — a non-refundable contribution to the National Transformation Fund;

  • $220,000 — purchase of the real estate.

The fund contribution sum for a family of four is $200,000. An investor must pay an additional $25,000 to $75,000 for every family member starting from the fifth.

The purchase of real estate allows one to invest in the properties approved by the government; they usually are hotels. The share in the project can be sold 5 years later, and the money returned.

Expenses for a family of 4

Investor, their spouse and children of 10 and 17 years old

Expenses

Fund contribution

Purchase of real estate

Investments

$200,000

$220,000

Due Diligence

$15,000

$15,000

State fee

$50,000

Other duties and fees

$11,230

$11,230

Total

$226,230

$296,230

Individual cost calculation for obtaining a Grenada passport

The calculation includes all associated expenses, a payment schedule and the cost of legal support services for obtaining citizenship.

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Step-by-step procedure for obtaining a Grenada passport by investment

1

1 day

Preliminary Due Diligence

Checks against international databases are conducted by a certified Compliance Anti Money Laundering Officer. It helps to determine issues and come up with a solution: for example, add documents or choose another programme. The preliminary Due Diligence decreases the refusal risk down to 1%.

The check is confidential and takes one working day. The investor provides a passport only.

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2

2—4 weeks

Preparation of the documents

Lawyers fill in government forms, notarise copies, and translate documents into English. When the document package is ready, it is sent to the CBI Unit for consideration.

3

2—6 months

Due Diligence

The investor and all their family members over 17 undergo Due Diligence. Specialists of the CBI Unit check documents and the information on the applicant against international databases. Whether or not the application will be approved depends on the Due Diligence results.

4

Up to 30 days

Fulfilment of investment conditions

When the application is approved, the investor contributes or buys real estate. They have 30 days to do so.

5

Up to 4 weeks

Collection of the passport

Grenada authorities start preparing passports and naturalisation certificates when the investment money is transferred. It takes up to 4 weeks. Then, the documents are sent to the address provided by the investor.

Frequently asked questions

  • How to get a passport in Grenada?

    A strong Granada passport can be obtained by birth, naturalisation, marriage or investment. To obtain citizenship by investment in Grenada, citizens of countries that don’t belong to the Commonwealth of Nations must live on the islands for at least 7 years. Grenada citizenship by investment can be obtained in 4—6 months. Investors contribute to a government fund or buy shares in government-approved real estate projects.

  • How much do I need to invest in getting a Grenada passport?

    Those participating in the Grenada citizenship programme can choose one of two options:

    • $150,000 — a non-refundable contribution to the National Transformation Fund;

    • $220,000 — purchase of the real estate.

    The sum of the investment into the government fund for the family of four is $200,000. It increases if the application includes more family members.

    The minimum investment into real estate doesn’t depend on the size of a family. The share can be sold after 5 years.

  • What are the benefits of a Grenada passport?

    Grenada’s passport is ranked high. It allows its holders to enter 144 countries visa-free, including the Schengen states, the UK, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Moreover, Grenada citizens obtain a visitor visa to the USA for 10 years and an E‑2 business visa for 5 years with the right to extend it.

    One can register a company in Grenada to protect assets and simplify cooperation with international business partners. Grenada citizens also don’t pay taxes on global income, salary, capital gains, and inheritance in the country.

Grenada Passport in comparison with other passports