Demand for second passport in UAE up 30%

Pedro Gonçalves
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The number of applications for a second passport from the UAE went up by 30% as wealthy expats are willing to spend considerable sums for the privilege to travel the world freely, according to Citizenship Invest. The figures from the Dubai-based show that last year, most of the requests made in the UAE towards obtaining an alternative citizenship came from Asian and Middle  Eastern nationals living in the UAE. Syrians top the list and account for 14% of total demand, followed by Pakistani nationals (12%), Indian residents (10%) and Egyptians (9%). Citizenship by Investment said it has...

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