Economic Permanent Residence

The Bahamas offer immediate permanent residency status to investors who either buy a home for at least $750,000 or invest an amount of similar or greater magnitude in a local business that employs Bahamians.

To maintain the permanent status, investors must spend at least 90 days each year in the Bahamas.

After ten years of de factor residency, investors are eligible to apply for naturalization in the Bahamas. 


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Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenship10 years
Time to permanent residencyImmediately upon approval
Minimum investment$750,000
Physical presence requirement90 days a year
Application processing time3-4 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to155 destinations, including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableProperty Investment, Business Investment

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