The French overseas territory of Martinique sits in the heart of the Lesser Antilles, in the Caribbean. The gorgeous island offers high net worth foreign investors a stable economy, favorable tax incentives, and a strategic location. With that, it presents opportunities in real estate, tourism, and agriculture. The island’s rich cultural heritage, excellent infrastructure, and access to the EU market make it an attractive investment destination. With a diverse range of investment possibilities, Martinique provides an exclusive and secure environment for those seeking both financial returns and a luxurious lifestyle.

Martinique Citizenship Investment

As a French overseas territory, all inhabitants of Martinique are considered French citizens. As a result, the island has no formal residency or citizenship by investment programme to offer. Such programmes allow individuals to obtain citizenship or residency rights in select countries through substantial investment. This investment most often is in real estate, national development funds, or local businesses.

Martinique and French Passport Strength and Ranking

France (and by extension, Martinique) has one of the strongest passport rankings of 15th place on La Vida’s comprehensive Global Passport Ranking. This ranks similarly to other countries in the European Union that offer citizenship via Golden Visa programmes, allowing investors visa-free access to much of world travel and world wealth. For instance, Spain (19th) and Malta (13th) rank very closely to France, offering visa-free access to 199 and 198 countries worldwide respectively.

For a strong second passport through a citizenship investment programme within the Caribbean then Grenada citizenship is one such possibility or alternatively the St Lucia passport. Both these countries offer citizenship by investment programmes.

Citizenship and Residency by Investment Programmes

See below a selection of countries offering residency and citizenship investment programmes.