INVESTMENT CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS
Cyprus Citizenship may be obtained through a secure property investment of €2 million plus VAT, provided the property/ies is/are residential.
- The investment can be a single property or combined property portfolio.
- The main investment may be sold after a period of five (5) years, however, the investor must always maintain / purchase a property with a value of at least €500,000 plus VAT
- Clean criminal record is required
- Government Donation €150,000
- The investor’s parents are entitled to apply for Cyprus Citizenship provided that they have purchased a permanent residence of at least €500,000 plus VAT.
- Applicants must be holders of a valid Schengen Visa prior to submitting a citizenship application.
BENEFITS OF THE CYPRUS INVESTMENT PROGRAMME
SIMPLE – Application will be examined within approx. 8 months
NO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS – Investors must visit Cyprus at least once every 7 years
FREE MOVEMENT – Citizens have the right to live, work and get an education within the European Union, Free movement of goods, services and capital, Visa-free travel to over 158 countries including the EU and Canada
PROTECTION – Protection by the diplomatic or consular authorities of any EU country
LANGUAGE – There are no language requirements
RIGHT TO VOTE – All European Citizens have the right to vote and stand for European Parliament Elections
DUAL CITIZENSHIP – No need to renounce previous nationality as dual citizenship is allowed
VALID FOR LIFE – Citizenship can be passed to future generations by descent
ELIGIBILITY – All nationalities are eligible for the programme
NO TAX CONSEQUENCES – No tax consequences unless one opts to become a tax resident in Cyprus