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Cyprus

Citizen By Investment

The Republic of Cyprus lies in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, with Turkey to the north, Lebanon and Syria to the east and Egypt to the south. It’s location between Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa has helped it become a major hub for trade and business. The country’s 1.2 million inhabitants are served by four international airports and the main languages are Greek, Turkish and English.

Cyprus is highly regarded around the world and is a member of the EU, British Commonwealth, Council of Europe, Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, United Nations and World Trade Organization. The local currency is the euro.

Why Cyprus?

Cyprus beckons to investors looking for a quick turnaround on their permanent residency or citizenship and passport application. It offers a streamlined process you might not expect from the European programmes, plus lifestyle benefits the Caribbean can’t offer.

Highlights

  • Residency or citizenship in the EU (right to live, work and study in Europe).
  • Processing time 6 months.
  • Flexible, customizable investment plans.
  • Visa Free access to approximately 159 countries (UK; EU; Canada)
  • No language requirements.
  • No physical residence requirements (one visit every 7 years required).
  • Dual citizenship allowed.
  • Low tax rates.
  • Free trade within the EU.
  • No worldwide income tax.

Investment Program

Investment Option 1

A minimum investment of €2,000,000(plus VAT)in residential property (or multiple properties) is all that is required for the right to citizenship.
Note : at least one property must have a minimum value of €500,000 (plus VAT)

Investment Option 2

A combination investment option requires q total amount of €2,500,000. A purchase of Government bonds(maximum €500,000) plus a residential property of €2,000,000 (plus VAT) for a total investment value of €2,500,000.

The applicant’s parents are eligible to obtain citizenship provided they purchase their own permanent residential property of a minimum value of €500,000(plus VAT).
Applicant’s children up to 28 years of age are eligible to obtain citizenship, provided they are financially dependent on the investor and are enrolled in university (3rd degree or masters program).
NOTE : Additional charges apply and all fees are subject to change at any time without notice.

Cypriot citizenship allows access to the following countries.
(159 visa-free and visa on arrival).

AlbaniaAndorra
AnguillaAntigua & Barbuda
ArgentinaArmenia
ArubaAustralia
AustriaBahamas
BangladeshBarbados
BelgiumBelize
BermudaBolivia
Bosnia & HerzegovinaBotswana
BrazilBritish Virgin Islands
Brunei DarussalamBulgaria
BurundiCambodia
CanadaCape Verde
Cayman IslandsChile
ColombiaComoros
Costa RicaCroatia
CuracaoCzech Republic
DenmarkDjibouti
DominicaDominican Republic
EcuadorEgypt
El SalvadorEstonia
EU (Cyprus)Falkland Islands
FijiFinland
FranceFrench Guiana
French PolynesiaGambia
GeorgiaGermany
GreeceGreenland
GrenadaGuatemala
Guinea-BissauGuyana
HaitiHolland
HondurasHungary
IcelandIndonesia
IranIreland
IsraelItaly
JamaicaJapan
JordanKenya
KiribatiKuwait
KyrgyzstanLao
LatviaLebanon
LesothoLiechtenstein
LithuaniaLuxembourg
MacedoniaMadagascar
MalawiMalaysia
MaldivesMali
MaltaMarshal Islands
MauritaniaMauritius
MexicoMicronesia
MoldovaMontenegro
MontserratMorocco
MozambiqueNauru
NepalNetherlands
New ZealandNicaragua
NorwayOman
PalauPanama
Papua New GuineaParaguay
PeruPhilippines
PolandPortugal
QatarRomania
Saint Kitts & NevisSaint Lucia
Saint MaartenSamoa
San MarinoSerbia
SeychellesSingapore
SlovakiaSlovenia
Solomon IslandsSomalia
South AfricaSouth Korea
SpainSri Lanka
St HelenaSt Pierre & Miquelon
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesSwaziland
SwedenSwitzerland
TajikistanTanzania
ThailandTimor-Leste
TogoTonga
Trinidad and TobagoTurkey
Turks & Caicos IslandsTuvalu
UgandaUkraine
United Arab EmiratesUnited Kingdom
UruguayVanuatu
Vatican CityVenezuela
ZambiaZimbabwe

The list of countries can change subject to variations depending upon each government’s policy when you travel.