At the moment only five Caribbean countries offer citizenship by investment programs, these are Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis and St Lucia.
These programs have distinctive features in common which are:
The Caribbean passports offer visa free travel from 100 to 140 countries worldwide, depending on the country, including access to the EU Schengen zone, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia and the vast majority of Latin American and major African countries.
The CARICOM passport is issued by the 15 member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for their citizens. These countries are part of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and they can be used both for intra-regional and international travel.
Holders of a CARICOM passports have the ability to easily obtain residence and establish themselves in most of the 15 countries part of the Caribbean Community.
CARICOM Members states include Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.
Passport holders of any of these Caribbean programs have the advantage of being citizens of low profile worldwide accepted countries. When it comes to applying for residence in any foreign country they will have the benefit of falling under the quotas established for these small Caribbean countries as supposed to those established for the quotas set for their countries of origin (in most cases larger countries not widely accepted). The chances of being approved residence in any country is much greater.
The Power of a Caribbean Community Passport
All Caribbean programs have 2 routes to obtain citizenship: financial contribution to a Government fund (donation) or Real Estate investment.