CYPRUS CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT IN 180 DAYS
- Cyprus citizenship in 180 days
- Minimum investments in residential properties from € 2 150 000
- The right to sell all assets after 5 years
- Visa-free travel to 173 countries
- A bridge to British citizenship in just 6 years
- Have the right to live, to work, do business and study in any of the 28 countries of the European Union, including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, and the UK, even in the case of BREXIT
Program Conditions & Benefits
Under the Cyprus investment program, in just 180 days, you can apply for a second passport by investing in the island's economy from 2 150 000 euros. To participate in the program, you need to invest in residential or commercial real estate, ready or at the construction stage, having a Planning Permit, in the amount of from 2,000,000 euros, or invest in a local company or investment fund in Cyprus.
Both options provide for an irrevocable donation from the investor in the amount of 150,000 euros. Of these, € 75 thousand is the “Research and Innovation Promotion Fund”. The fund was created in 1996 as a national organization for the promotion of scientific and technological research in Cyprus. Others € 75 thousand - “Land Development Corporation Fund” It was created in 1980 and is responsible for implementing the state housing policy to assist vulnerable groups in acquiring their own place of residence.
Obtaining a Cyprus passport when buying a property is a significant contribution to family well-being. A citizen-investor in Cyprus and his family members can live, work, have business and study in any EU country, including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, and the UK, even in the case of BREXIT.
According to the investment program, the period of ownership of assets is 5 years after the issuance of a Cyprus passport. After 5 years, the assets that have grown in value during this time can be sold. However, the investor is obliged to leave only one unit of residential real estate in Cyprus worth at least 500,000 euros for his own residence, which can be leased and receive a stable income.
There are no obligations to live in Cyprus both before and after receiving a passport.
- Fast-track citizenship
The swiftest way to EU Citizenship.
Passport to be obtained in 180 days.
- Travel without visas
in 173 countries, including 28 EU countries.
- The whole family are eligible
Including spouse, children, adult dependants up to 28 years old as well as parents of the main applicant
- Limitless EU citizenship
Have the right to live, work, have business and study in 28 countries of the European Union, including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland without any restrictions.
- Passport within two trips
Only two necessary visits to Cyprus - for the submission of biometric data, and for the collection of the passport
- Short investment period
Investments are 5 years to be kept from the moment of obtaining citizenship. At the end of this period, all assets may be sold, with the exception of one unit of residential real estate worth at least 500,000 euros.
- UK Citizenship Opportunity
Citizenship of Cyprus can be used to move to the UK and obtain UK citizenship after 6 years of residence through naturalization.
- Attractive tax regime
You do not pay tax on dividends and interest income received worldwide for 17 years if you wish to take the opportunity to obtain a non-domicile tax residency in Cyprus.
- Safety for the family
Have a plan B for economic & political stability
- European education
Studying at prestigious European universities for your children at a discounted price. Special study conditions for EU citizens: benefits, access to scholarships and student funding.
- Dual citizenship
Cyprus law allows for dual citizenship. Importantly, the Government of Cyprus does not notify the country of origin about the acquisition of new citizenship.
- No history or language tests
Visa-free travel to 173 countries
You do not need to apply for a visa and wait a long time for documents to travel or live in Europe. With the citizenship of Cyprus, you can, without thinking about visas, hold business meetings in London, attend fashion shows in Milan, fly on a weekend to Nice.
Travel without a visa to the countries of the European Union and the Schengen area, the UK and hundreds of other countries around the world.
Electronic visa application for the United States of America, and quick interview in the embassy, whole procedure takes a week.