5 fastest countries to get citizenship in 2021 + instant citizenship! 

If you’re looking for countries where you can get second citizenship fast, you’re at the right place!

Keep in mind that this list excludes Citizenship by investment programs, where the path to the second passport is usually much much faster.

If you don’t have lots of money to spend on a second passport but still want to level up, here is our list of fastest countries to get second citizenship in 2021.

1. Argentina

In Argentina, you could get citizenship in as short as 2 years!

Be wary that theory and practice might not match perfectly all the time, especially in South America. In theory, you can get citizenship in 2 years, but in practice, it might drag for longer.

2. Peru

Similarly to Argentina, in Peru, you can get citizenship in 2 years. If you had a legal residency in the country for 2 years, you have the right to apply for naturalization. Keep in mind that it has to be 2 consecutive years.

3. Dominican Republic

Another country where it’s easy to obtain citizenship is the Dominican Republic. Similarly to previous cases, you will need to have a residency in the country for at least 2 years before you can naturalize.

4. Uruguay

This is an extremely popular country, and we get lots of people enquiring about Uruguay. Many want to relocate there and are curious about residency and citizenship schemes. In Uruguay, you will be able to get a passport in 3 years.

5. Canada

This is one that many people don’t talk about, but it’s probably the best single passport you can get in 3 years! To qualify you will need to have a permanent residency in the country, and you will need to spend 1095 days – 3 years out of the last 5 years in the country.

If you want to live in Canada this is a great option. The Canadian passport is reputable, it’s among the best passports you can get, and offers many visa-free travel options.

Bonus countries where you can get citizenship quickly



If you want to get citizenship by naturalization Poland is not the most fortunate option. However, if you marry a local this will be your fast track for citizenship in this country. In that case, you will be able to obtain a passport in 3 years.

Cape Verde

In this tiny island country, you can get a passport instantly in you marry a local!

You wouldn’t even need to spend any time in the country! This is certainly the fastest citizenship in the world that you can get if you don’t invest any money in the country.

If you’re interested in getting a second passport feel free to reach out to us. We will be happy to help you.