Cyprus
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

  • MINIMUM INVESTMENT
    € 2,150,000
  • TIME TO CITIZENSHIP
    6 months
  • MINIMUM RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT
    NONE

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Family Reunification

Include your spouse and children under the age of 18

Dual Citizenship

Cyprus allows for dual citizenship

Visa Free Travel

To 174 countries

Exit Strategy

You may dispose €1,500,000 of your real estate investment after 5 years from the acquisition of citizenship

Member of the EU

Enjoy the freedom to live, work, study or travel anywhere in the EU in case of citizenship

Double Tax Treaty

Income received from countries other than Cyprus is not subject to taxation

Easy to Apply

No language test, medical test or interview required

Valid for Life

Citizenship is passed on to future generations by descent

INVESTMENT TYPES

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Contributing €75.000 to Resarch and Development Fund , and €75.000 to Land Development Organization
  • Purchase of a permanent privately-owned residence at the minimum value of €500.000

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

  • Minimum of €2,000,000 investment in Cypriot companies that create at least 5 jobs
  • The purchase of a real estate property with a minimum value of €2,000,000 to be kept for at least 5 years
  • Minimum €2.000.000 investment in an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) or Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Combination of the investments that add up to at least €2,000,000

    FAST TRACK TO EU CITIZENSHIP

  • Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program offers
    the freedom to live, work and study in EU
  • You may receive your Cypriot Passport
    within 6 months

STEPS & TIMELINE

Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program Application

DETERMINING THE INVESTMENT CRITERIA
  • Determining your investment criteria and selecting the right property with the help of our advisory team
ACQUISITION OF THE PROPERTY
  • Signing the purchase agreement and transferring funds
CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Legalization, Notarization, and Translation of the required forms and documents
  • Submitting the documents to Ministry of Interior of Cyprus
APPROVAL OF CITIZENSHIP
  • Receiving the Certificate of Naturalization
  • Issuance of the Cypriot Passport
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LEGAL STEPS
  • Opening a Cypriot bank account
VISIT TO CYPRUS
  • Submission of the biometrics to the Civil Registry and Migration Department or to certain Cypriot embassies.
VERIFICATION OF THE DOCUMENTS
  • Evaluation and verification of all documents through Due Diligence background check
  • Receiving Approval in Principle letter
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DETERMINING THE INVESTMENT CRITERIA
  • Determining your investment criteria and selecting the right property with the help of our advisory team
LEGAL STEPS
  • Opening a Cypriot bank account
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03
ACQUISITION OF THE PROPERTY
  • Signing the purchase agreement and transferring funds
VISIT TO CYPRUS
  • Submission of the biometrics to the Civil Registry and Migration Department or to certain Cypriot embassies.
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CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
  • Legalization, Notarization, and Translation of the required forms and documents
  • Submitting the documents to Ministry of Interior of Cyprus
VERIFICATION OF THE DOCUMENTS
  • Evaluation and verification of all documents through Due Diligence background check
  • Receiving Approval in Principle letter
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APPROVAL OF CITIZENSHIP
  • Receiving the Certificate of Naturalization
  • Issuance of the Cypriot Passport
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    WHY CYPRUS

    Cypriot citizens get visa-free access to 158 countries.

    WHY CYPRUS

    #44 out of 140 countries
    Global Competitiveness Report

     

    #26 out of  195 countries
    Healthcare Access and Quality Index

     

    #48 out of 180  countries
    Economic Freedom Index 2018

     

    COUNTRY DEMOGRAPHICS

     

    POPULATION
    1,18 million

     

    GDP
    21,65 billion USD

     

    TOTAL AREA
    9,251 sq. km

     

    CAPITAL
    Nicosia

     

    TIME ZONE
    GMT+2

    OUR OFFICES

    Experience our global reach and local expertise through our various offices around the world.

    CALL US

    +351 96 856 3232

    EMAIL US

    LONDON

    1 Fore Street Avenue, EC2Y 9DT
    London / United Kingdom

     

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    Avenida da Liberdade, 110, 1269-046
    Lisbon / Portugal

     

    ATHENS

    Leoforos Kifisias 210, Chalandri 152 31
    Athens / Greece

     

    ISTANBUL

    Büyükdere Caddesi 207/41, Levent
    Istanbul / Turkey

     

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    Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program is an attractive program for investor to obtain a European citizenship. The program offer various investment options. Applicants who invest in real estate for a minimum of € 2,000,000 have to maintain their investments for at least 3 years. Aside from the real estate option, applicants may choose to invest in a minimum of € 2,000,000 to Cypriot companies with the condition to create 5 jobs positions. Another option is to make a combination of investments. The investor may also be eligible for the program by purchasing government bonds worth a minimum of € 500,000 and investing € 1,500,000 in other assets. Becoming a citizen of Cyprus which is a member of the European Union, has many advantages. Cypriot citizenship allows to live, work and travel within the European Union. Cyprus allows for dual citizenship and investors can also benefit from the advantages of having a second passport. Cypriot passport holders can travel to 158 countries, including the Schengen countries, without a visa. Investors may include their spouse and dependent children under the age 28 into the program. Applicants have the right to dispose their real estate investments after 3 years. Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program offers the fastest way to European citizenship. Investors can obtain their Cyprus passport in less than 6 months. The applicants who decide to obtain a second passport through the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program, first need to determine their investment criteria with the help of our consultants. In order to make the investment, the investors have to open a Cypriot bank account. The property is purchased when the purchase agreement is signed and funds are transferred. The investor's family should visit Cyprus and submit the biometric data to the relevant units (the Civil Registry and Migration Department or specific Cypriot embassies). All necessary official forms and documents must be translated and notarized before being submitted to the Ministry of Interior of Cyprus. Once the documents have been evaluated and verified through due to due diligence background check, the investor receives the Approval in Principle Letter. Investors receive their Certificate of Naturalization and Cypriot Passports from the relevant units.