Nigeria (NG)

Jurisdiction Overview

489 *Citizenship-By-Investment and Residency-By-Investment Schemes: Can individuals acquire citizenship, passports or residency status in exchange for an investment or another payment without a prior requirement to spend more than 2 years in the jurisdiction? Yes
 Data Date: 2019


According to KPMG, the Immigration Regulations of 2017 provide that: "A foreign national who has imported an annual minimum 'threshold of capital' over a period of time may be issued a permanent residence permit, provided that the investment is not withdrawn. […] the enabling Act and the Regulations do not specify the minimum capital threshold. It is likely that this will be subject to government’s dictate on annual basis".