WCC welcomes strengthening of Cyprus CBI scheme

The World Citizenship Council welcomes the decision by Cyprus cabinet with new measures in strengthening the citizenship by investment scheme   New security measures imposed by Cyprus government such as   Imposing theĀ  Schengen visa requirement, so that applications are first vetted through the EU member states in the schengen area first, secondly vetted through six month residency and then later on for citizenship. Introducing stringent process of vetting of applicants through specialized due diligence…

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Caribbean CIPs urged to upgrade to Biometrics

Opinion and Recommendations by World Citizenship Council   The World Citizenships Council (WCC), urges all caribbean CIPs to upgradeĀ  to latest technologies by 2020 including collecting biometric data from all CBI applicants. The biometric data includes fingerprinting, retinal scans and also facial recognition features.   Biometrics helps to strengthen security systems and due diligence and helps preventing abuse of applicants. Applicants are known to change their identity, change appearance and biometric check prevents such abuses.…

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