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Pakistanis Can Migrate to these 35 Countries Through Investment

Many countries now have programs that offer residence and citizenship in exchange for investments, commonly known as golden visa programs. These programs provide attractive investment opportunities tailored to the needs of each family.

In today’s uncertain world, wealthy individuals want a backup plan for themselves and their families. They are looking for a safe place to turn to during crises and want better opportunities for global business and lifestyles.

By investing in different residence and citizenship options around the world, you can enjoy immediate benefits and long-term advantages. Having access to multiple countries helps diversify your assets, reducing your vulnerability to regional and global instability. This strategic approach allows individuals to secure their future while taking advantage of global opportunities.

Here is a list of countries that offer citizenship and residence through investment programs.

Citizenship by Investment

CountryMinimum CapitalProcessing TimeBenefit(s)
AustriaSubstantial contribution to the Austrian economy24–36 monthsOpportunity to become an EU citizen upon making a substantial capital contribution
MaltaEUR 738,000 investment14–38 monthsAn attractive place in which to live or own a second home, strategically located, with excellent air links
MontenegroEUR 450,0008-10 monthsFree movement to Montenegro, the countries in Europe’s Schengen Area, Russia, and Türkiye
North MacedoniaEUR 200,0002-5 monthsFree movement to Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Türkiye, and Europe’s Schengen Area, among others, as well as an e-visa to India
TurkiyeUSD 400,000120 daysFree movement to Türkiye, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore, among others
Antigua and BarbudaUSD 100,0003-4 monthsVisa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 150 destinations including Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area
DominicaUSD 100,0003 monthsVisa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 144 destinations worldwide
GrenadaUSD 150,0003-4 monthsVisa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 145 destinations including China, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area
St. Kitts and NevisUSD 125,0003-6 monthsVisa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 156 destinations including Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area
St. LuciaUSD 100,0003-4 monthsVisa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to 146 destinations including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area
JordanUSD 750,0003 monthsThe right to live, work, and study in Jordan

Residence by Investment

CountryMinimum CapitalProcessing TimeBenefit(s)
AustriaEUR 40,000 in liquid funds, German language skills, permanent accommodation, and more1-3 monthsThe right of free movement to Austria, the rest of the EU, and Europe’s Schengen Area
CyprusEUR 300,0002-18 monthsThe right to live and study in Cyprus
GreeceEUR 250,0001-2 monthsThe right of free movement to Greece and Europe’s Schengen Area
IrelandEUR 500,0009-12 monthsThe right of free movement to Ireland, Europe’s Schengen Area, and the Common Travel Area
ItalyEUR 250,0003-4 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Italy
JerseyGBP 1.25 million in real estate and GBP 145,000 in annual taxesN/AThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Jersey
LatviaEUR 60,0001-3 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Latvia
LuxembourgEUR 500,0006 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Luxembourg
MaltaEUR 175,0004-6 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Malta
MonacoNo minimum investmentN/AThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Monaco
MontenegroNo minimum investment1 monthThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Montenegro
PortugalEUR 280,000 in real estateOver 18 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Portugal
SpainEUR 500,00020 daysThe right to live, work, and study in Spain, and free movement to the EU and Europe’s Schengen Area
SwitzerlandCHF 250,000 in annual taxes3-6 monthsFirst-class infrastructure and excellent banking facilities
UKInnovative, scaling business1-8 weeksThe right to live, work, and study anywhere in the UK
CanadaInnovative start-up business12–31 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Canada
PanamaEUR 100,00030 days, or 4-6 monthsThe right to live, work, and study in Panama
USUSD 800,000 30–36 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in the USA
AustraliaAUD 2.5 million (investor stream)12 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Australia
Hong KongNo minimum investment4-8 monthsStrategic location and premier gateway for trade and investment to and from mainland China
MalaysiaMYR 1 million3-6 monthsLong-term multiple-entry visas enabling the applicants and their families to live in Malaysia
New ZealandNZD 5 million8-9 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in New Zealand
SingaporeSGD 10 million9-12 monthsWorld-class education, healthcare, and transport systems
ThailandTHB 600,0002-3 monthsLong-term, privilege multiple-entry permit as well as luxury, VIP treatment
MauritiusUSD 375,0006-8 monthsThe right to live, work, and retire in Mauritius
NamibiaUSD 365,0003 monthsThe right to live, work, and study without restriction in Namibia
UAEAED 2 million8 weeksThe right to live in any of the seven emirates of the UAE

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