Investment Visa Overview

According to the Immigration Act of 2011, Montserrat grants residence permits for financial investments with a path to British overseas territory citizenship (BOTC) for bank savings, real estate, and securities investment.

Program 1
  • Name
    Bank Deposit
  • Description

    Any commercial bank operating in the country that accepts the applicant's deposit as a term deposit, according to Montserrat. Economic residency may be attained quickly through this strategy.

  • Requirements

    Make a bank Deposit of ECD 400,000 ($150,000)

  • Validity
    5 years
  • Investment Type
    Deposit
  • Avg. Processing Time
    3 months
  • Investment Amount
    $150,000
  • Avg. Agent Fee
    N/A
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    No requirements, unless path to citizenship is needed
  • Can family be included?
    Yes
Program 2
  • Name
    Real Estate Option
  • Description

    The acquisition of property in Montserrat that is valued at at least $150,000 is another practical option.

  • Requirements

    Property investment of at least ECD 400,000 ($150,000)

  • Validity
    5 years
  • Investment Type
    Real Estate
  • Processing Time
    6-8 months
  • Investment Amount
    $150,000
  • Avg. Agent Fee
    N/A
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    No requirements, unless path to citizenship is needed
  • Can family be included?
    Yes
Program 3
  • Name
    Government Securities (Bonds)
  • Description

    Investment in government securities worth at least ECD 400,000 ($150,000) is another choice in Montserrat.

  • Requirements

    Invest at least $150k in government bonds.

  • Validity
    5 years
  • Investment Type
    Bonds
  • Processing Time
    6-8 months
  • Investment Amount
    $150,000
  • Avg. Agent fee
    $150,000
  • Physical Presence Requirement
    No requirements, unless path to citizenship is needed
  • Can family be included?
    Yes
Mobility Options
Passport Overview

The British National (Overseas) passport, also known as the BN(O) passport, is a British passport issued to people who have British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) citizenship. According to the SovSpot Passport Ranking Index, this type of passport is now ranked seventh. It allows anyone to travel to 190 countries without needing a visa. As a result, it is one of the world's most sought passports, having a very high mobility score. Visa-free and visa-on-arrival travel is available to British passport holders in countries such as Brazil, Japan, Peru, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the whole European Union, allowing for practically instantaneous travel around the world. British passport holders, on the other hand, need a visa to visit around 39 countries around the world. Russia, China, Cuba, and Iran are among the countries that require a visa.

Passport Rank

7

Visa Free Countries

189

Mobility Stats
  • Dual Citizenship Allowed?
    Yes
  • Visa Free Destinations
    141
  • Visa on Arrival
    40
  • Visa Online
    9
  • Visa Required
    8
  • Visa Free Access
    Schengen, USA, UK, Canada, Japan
  • World Surface Area Reachable
    0.58
  • Unesco Heritage Sites Access
    0.46
Passport Ranking Factors

Montserrat Passport Visa Free Countries

The number of countries United Kingdom passport holders can enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those United Kingdom passport holders can enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or an electronic travel authorization is added up to determine the United Kingdom passport ranking relative to other global passports (eTA). There are now 141 visa-free countries for UK passport holders, 40 visa-on-arrival countries for UK passport holders, and 9 eTA destinations. In total, UK passport holders can visit 190 countries without a visa, via visa on arrival, or using an eTA. As a result, the United Kingdom passport is ranked number seven in the world. In addition to these visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 39 other countries where United Kingdom passport holders will need a physical visa or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

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    No
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