Summary of Second Passport and Residency Programs of 16 Countries Below is a summary of the costs and procedures for obtaining residency in the 16 most commonly requested countries. As you know from reading my post on the 10 Best Second Passports, I believe that St. Lucia is the best value for a second passport.
If you are a US or EU citizen, it’s very easy to get residency in Panama. I write about this all the time while singing the praises of Panama’s various visa programs. For example, the Friendly Nations Visa will allow you to live and operate a business in Panama for about $8,500. Forget investing in
The only countries that offer official citizenship and second passports without residency requirements are St. Kitts and Nevis and Dominica. There are a number of websites offering “grey market” passports, but, buyers beware! The vast majority of these are scams. For example, I am often asked about offers of passports from for about $50,000. The