Passport Talk is a podcast based on a series of selected materials from our experts. Choose an episode and explore opportunities for travel and relocation. We’ll help you discover the benefits and pitfalls of second citizenship and residency in Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Enjoy listening.
Italy Golden Visa guide: how to get a residence permit by investment followed by citizenship
Italy's Golden Visa program has been gaining popularity among foreign investors. It allows non-EU citizens to obtain a residence permit by contributing €250,000+ to the country's economy. The program suits people wishing to live in Italy or travel without visas in Europe.
May 31, 2023 | 11:26 | Episode 12
7 countries in Europe with the fastest residency by investment programs
Looking to obtain a European residence permit by investment? In this episode, let’s discuss the countries with the fastest routes for investors and financially independent persons.
May 24, 2023 | 11:37 | Episode 11
How to get a UAE Golden Visa by purchasing real estate
For the past 10 years, property prices have increased by 50% in the UAE. It makes local real estate a desirable liquid asset. Besides, the demand for rental is always high, so properties are a good source of additional income: a yield is about 5—8% per year.
May 17, 2023 | 11:11 | Episode 10
Turkey citizenship: all ways to get a Turkish passport
Turkey launched its citizenship by investment program in 2018. It is quite popular among investors as more than 35,000 people have already participated and got Turkish passports.
May 10, 2023 | 10:15 | Episode 9
How to get Caribbean citizenship by investment in real estate
Caribbean states make great “plan B” countries while providing their citizens with travel mobility and opportunities for tax optimisation, among other things. But investors buying real estate on the islands get even more benefits.
May 1, 2023 | 09:05 | Episode 8
Greece Golden Visa: how to get a residence permit by investment
Greece is among the 10 most attractive countries for foreigners to settle. Besides an opportunity to move to the country, the Greece Golden Visa offers profitable investment options, visa-free travel within the Schengen Area and the prospect of EU citizenship.
April 24, 2023 | 11:12 | Episode 7
5 ways to get a Malta residence permit
Maltese residents have access to visa-free travelling within the Schengen Area, prestigious education for their children, well-equipped clinics, and a safe and peaceful environment by a warm sea. And there is always more as Malta offers various opportunities for business development and tax optimisation, for example.
April 17, 2023 | 11:04 | Episode 6
How to move to Portugal for permanent residency (PR)
A permanent resident almost equals a citizen in their rights. The only difference is that permanent residents are limited in visa-free travelling and participation in elections.
April 10, 2023 | 10:03 | Episode 5
Countries with no income tax
As attractive as it may sound, one must live in the chosen country for at least six months a year to become a tax resident. Therefore, it’s better to consider a few more points, like the available paths for relocation. In this episode, we will learn more about “zero income tax countries”.
April 3, 2023 | 10:02 | Episode 4
Travelling within the EU and Schengen Area with a second passport or a residence permit
In 2023, both the EU and the Schengen Area include 27 member states. But the trick is that those countries are not the same. Take Cyprus as an example: it is part of the European Union but not of the Schengen Area.
March 22, 2023 | 07:44 | Episode 3
7 most popular countries to move to from the UK
More and more Brits are now looking to emigrate abroad due to rising energy bills, interest rates, taxes, and food and petrol prices. But there are other things, including the consequences of Brexit, safety issues in major British cities and the people’s desire to live in a more pleasant climate for a change.
March 14, 2023 | 23:51 | Episode 2
How many citizenships can you have
Multiple citizenship may import different opportunities for life and business. In European or Caribbean countries, for example, obtaining a second citizenship gives you the opportunity to travel without borders, create a safe haven and expand a business to the international market. We analyze in detail what multiple citizenship is about.
March 2, 2023 | 10:19 | Episode 1