Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean W88 or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.
While British citizens are rushing to claim Irish passports ahead of the UK's proposed Brexit on October 31, the world's most elite แทงบอลออนไลน์ travelers don't bother standing in line at immigration counters.
Instead, they enlist in citizenship by investment programs (CIPs), where investing in a country's economy can grant easy access to more powerful passports.
It's a controversial but sbobet flourishing industry. On October 4, one of the most highly anticipated new programs, Montenegro, announced that it was accepting applications.
This little Mediterranean 188BET nation, known for its dramatic mountainscapes and scenic coastal towns, is offering 2,000 applications the opportunity to pocket a passport.
The cost? Applicants need FUN88 to invest a minimum of $274,000 in development projects.
They must also pay a fee of 100,000 euros per application, which will fund growth in underdeveloped areas.
"Generally CIPs draw individuals from countries whose passports offer very UFA888 limited abilities to travel, such as China, Russia, and Middle Eastern countries," Nuri Katz, founder of international financial advisory firm Apex Capital Partners, told CNN Travel in 2017.
"Most of the individuals making these types of investments are high net-worth entrepreneurs with net worths of about $2- to $15 million."