Citizenship & Residence

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Welcome To Cyprus

  • Type : Citizenship
  • Capital City : Nicosia
  • Other Major Cities : Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos Famagusta, Kyrenia
  • Government : Presidential Democratic Republic
  • Language : Greek, Turkish, English (widely spoken)
  • Currency : Euro
  • Population : 1,141,166
  • Area : 9251 km ²

Program Overview

  • • Type : Citizenship

  • • Currency : Euro

  • • Visa-free access to over 173 countries, including the EU & UK

  • • Time to Citizenship :  3 months

  • • Assets : Real Estate + Non-Refundable Contribution

  • • Investment Amount :   €2,150,000

  • • Interview : No

  • • Required Physical Residency : No

  • • How Long Before I Can Get My Investment Back? : 3 years

Cost Requirements

Applicants seeking Cypriot citizenship must meet the following criteria;

1. An investment of EUR 2 million into residential real estate or a combined investment of EUR 2.5 million into real estate and/or other investment instruments
2.Payment of a non-refundable contribution of EUR 150,000

Timeline & Procedure

  • Week 1:

    Applicant reserves a property in Cyprus paying a €10,000 refundable deposit into developer escrow account.

  • Week 2:

    All documents pertaining to citizenship application and real estate purchase are submitted to the Government of Cyprus. Applicants must pay balance of property purchase price into developer escrow account. Government application fees must be paid.

  • Month 3:

    Citizenship Approval received, applicants must travel to Cyprus to undertake Oath of Allegiance and obtain Citizenship Certificates and passports. Property purchase funds are released from escrow to developer. Government fees of minimum €10,000 will be applicable depending on the size of the application. Applicant’s dependent children may now apply for Cyprus citizenship.

  • Month 6:

    Children must visit Cyprus to obtain Citizenship Certificates and passports. Alternatively they can be collected from a Cypriot Embassy overseas, however, this may take longer.

Cyprus (EU) Benefits

  • • Visa-free access to over 173 countries, including the EU & UK.

  • • Fast track procedure to obtain European citizenship and an EU passport in 3-6 months.

  • • The right to live and work anywhere within the EU countries.

  • • The right to buy assets, and trade freely across the EU countries and a market of over of over 500 million people.

  • • Freedom to attend schools and universities within any EU country for free or at special discounted rates for EU nationals.

  • • Citizens of EU countries are welcomed internationally.

  • • Strategic location at the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • • Access to world class health care systems.

  • • Voting rights.

  • • Available to all nationalities.

  • • No language test requirements.

  • • Dual citizenship permitted allowing you to keep your existing nationality.

  • • Beneficial tax regime for Cypriot passport holders, no foreign income tax, no inheritance tax, lowest taxation rates in Europe for residents.

AMERICAS

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