Feod Group Partner William Slattery explains the process of visa application preparation.
Feod Group is an international group of companies, founded in 1992, professionally specialized in a wide range of visa, immigration, legal, consulting and business services.
We have been operating since 1992 and our clients are citizens of the EU and other countries around the world for over 20 years
Feod Group remains the only company in Ukraine that includes Western immigration lawyers, as well as specialists with experience with embassies and immigration structures of foreign countries
Our offices are in Cyprus, Great Britain, Ukraine and the USA allowing us to promptly provide a full range of services regardless of the location of our clients
We provide our clients with services related to relocation and adaptation abroad, services for organizing family relocation abroad, enrollment of children in schools and much more
We guarantee complete confidentiality for each client.
First, we understand the migration terminology, and how these terms differ.
– is a broad concept that involves the movement, relocation of people from one
region to another (within the country) or from one country to another.
– is entering from one country to another for long-term or permanent
Emigration– is relocating from one country to another.
Both the terms emigration and immigration refer to the processes of movement of people to another country for permanent residence. However, immigration is considered in relation to the country where migrants enter, and emigration is used in relation to the country from which they are leaving.
Therefore, it is correct to say, for example, “immigration to Portugal” and “emigration from the country of permanent residence”.
is a document that gives the right to
temporarily (usually for 1 year) stay in a foreign country. The residence permit can be extended
and eventually replaced with permanent residence.
is the right of residence in a foreign state
permanently. Usually, to obtain permanent residence, you need several years living in the
country. But there are programs that allow you to obtain permanent residence straight forward
upon successful visa application. For example: permanent residence in Cyprus for property
owners, permanent residence in Greece for investors in property, Greek companies and through
bank deposit in Greek banks.
– this is obtaining a residence permit or permanent residence when buying real estate, government bonds, investing in the countrys economy, bank deposit.
is obtaining a residence permit by investment into new or existing business.
is a citizenship process used by persons who were not born in the host country and who meet the state requirements on minimum legal residency, adequate knowledge of the national
language or culture.
is the issuance of a second passport through investing in the
economy of a foreign country. Requirements for the type and size of investments depend on the specific jurisdiction, as well as the advantages associated with obtaining a particular passport.
Countries that provide a high standard of living, medicine, safety, good education for children, and social
and economic benefits are not “easy” to immigrate.
At the same time, if the client wants to obtain a residence permit as a safe heaven, many EU countries
offer special programs for obtaining a residence permit without the requirement for a physical residence:
Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Greece.
You can obtain a second citizenship:
Countries that grant citizenship by investment are concentrated in the Caribbean and Europe.
These are Montenegro, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia and
Qualified specialists of Feod Group have extensive experience in providing various services related to the registration and legalization of immigration documents, obtaining permanent
residence, citizenship by investment and who are able to provide highly qualified advice on immigration and traveling abroad for the whole family.
In addition, our specialists will provide you with services not only for obtaining long-term visas and immigration statuses, but also all the necessary services related to moving abroad.
Consultation with Western immigration attorneys and immigration specialists
Obtaining a residence permit and citizenship in the EU, USA, UK and Ukraine
Change and extension of the status of residence abroad
Family immigration, family reunification
Obtaining Citizenship by Investment of Cyprus, Malta, Montenegro and the Caribbean
Professional assistance in situations related to visa refusals, visa cancellations, including in the difficult cases
Immigration support in the country of destination