This is neither a residence permit nor an investor visa. This is a fast track citizenship of an EU member state.
Six months only to your European passport
Zero donations to the state
Zero days – no requirement to stay in Cyprus
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Cyprus citizenship programme: for a limited period only

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By participation in this programme the investor will receive
a Cyprus (EU member state) passport with the following benefits:
Unrestricted right to live, work, own and operate a business, travel & study anywhere in the EU
Visa-free travel to 157 countries
Citizenship is granted to the applicant, the spouse and all financially dependent children up to the age of 28
Cyprus allows dual citizenship
Access to the first-class EU health care and education systems
No dividend tax on world-wide income for non-domiciled tax residents. Cyprus has no inheritance tax and the lowest rate of corporate income tax in Europe
Cyprus offers a wonderful climate and ecology, one of the safest places in the World and an English speaking environment


Terms of obtaining your EU Passport
No other country of the European Union offers citizenship as freely and without difficulty on such simple and clear terms.
  • Cyprus passport within 6 months only!
  • No requirement to reside in Cyprus
  • No donations required
  • Investment to be kept just for 3 years
  • No exams in history or Greek language
  • Minimum investment – €2m
  • Wide range of investments – residential or commercial properties, investment funds, shares of companies, government bonds.
Minimum investment is €2mln for three years. No any additional financial donations.
Note that the law requires the mandatory acquisition of personal immovable property by each investor worth at least €500,000 ex. VAT (except where investment is made in residential property/properties worth €2 million ex. VAT.
Most popular investment options
 Residential PropertiesCommercial PropertiesGovernment Bonds
Total amount€2 mln (ex. VAT)€2,5 mln (ex. VAT)€2,5 mln (ex. VAT)
Minimum Investment€2 mln (ex. VAT)€2mln (ex. VAT)max €500,000 in Bonds;
€1,5 mln other assets
Additional Conditions---Purchase of private property of minimum €500,000 (ex. VAT)Purchase of private property of minimum €500,000 (ex. VAT)
Most popular investment options

Residential Properties

Minimum Investment:-
€2 mln (ex. VAT)
Additional Conditions:-
None

Total amount:-

€2 mln (ex. VAT)

Commercial Properties

Minimum Investment:-
€2 mln (ex. VAT)
Additional Conditions:-
Purchase of private property of minimum €500,000 (ex. VAT)

Total amount:-

€2,5 mln (ex. VAT)

Government Bonds

Minimum Investment:-
max €500,000 in Bonds; €1,5 mln other assets
Additional Conditions:-
Purchase of private property of minimum €500,000 (ex. VAT)

Total amount:-

€2,5 mln (ex. VAT)

Comparison with similar programmes of other countries
The Cyprus programme is unique and has no counterparts in the European Union
 CyprusMaltaLatviaUKSpainSt Kits & Nevis
ResultEU PassportEU PassportEU Residence for 5 years; passport after 6 years plus exams in the Latvian language and historyEU Residence for 5 years (3 years then 2 years); passport after 6 years plus exam in EnglishEU Residency for 5 yearsPassport St Kitts&Nevis
Time to obtain passport6 months12 - 14 months6 years6 years10 years4-6 months
CurrencyEUREUREURGBPEURUSD
Amount of investment2.000.000500.000 (or 150.000 plus rent of a property for minimum 16.000 for 5 years)250.0002.000.000500.000400.000
Donation-650.000 (plus 50.000 for every adult family member and 25.000 for under 18)---Optional
Duration for investment to be kept3 years5 years5 years5 years5 years5 years
AssetsBonds or securities of Cyprus companies, or Real estate, or BusinessBonds and Real EstateReal EstateBonds or securities of the UK companies (75%) and Real Estate or Deposit (25%)Bonds or Real estate or BusinessDonation or Real Estate
Physical residenceNo6-12 monthsNoNot to be absent for more than 450 days within first 5 years and not more than 90 days within the 6th yearYesNo
Dual citizenship YesYesNoYesNoYes
Visa free travel, residence and work in EUUnlimitedUnlimitedFree travel in Schengen countries and residedence in Latvia, no working permissionResidence in the UK, no working permissionFree travel in Schengen countries and residence in Spain, no working permissionFree travel in Schengen countries and the UK limited to 180 days a year; no working permission
Investing in Cyprus is the fastest way to securing EU citizenship The terms of investment are clear and the conditions simple    
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* Selecting a property from our portfolio of 5,000 properties in all regions of Cyprus
Wide selection of immovable property
Any investment option (except for investment in residential property with a minimum value of €2m ex. VAT) requires ownership of private property with a minimum value of €500,000 ex. VAT.     Cyprus Developers Alliance as a union of 43 constructing and developing companies in Cyprus offers over 5000 properties in all price categories.
Questions & Answers

Question 5

Please, advise if there are any requirements to an investor related to living in the country prior to obtaining citizenship.

There are no requirements.


Question 4

Is an investor required to reside in Cyprus after he/she has obtained citizenship in order to retain it?

No, you are not required to reside in Cyprus in order to retain your citizenship.


Question 3

What tax burdens are imposed on an investor after obtaining Cypriot citizenship? Will the investor be required to pay taxes on income obtained from sources located abroad?

Upon obtaining citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus no new or additional tax liabilities arise for the investor unless the investor opts to become a Cyprus tax resident, i.e. to spend 183 days in Cyprus (or more days than in any other jurisdiction). Cyprus tax residents who are NOT DOMICILED in Cyprus, that means they have not been Cyprus tax residents for 17 years out of last 20, by the July 16, 2015 tax legislation will now NOT BE SUBJECT to taxes on dividends, rental income and bank deposit interest on a worldwide income and income generated in Cyprus. This is indeed revolutionary!


Question 2

Whether the government bonds as an option of investing is available?

Yes, affordable investments in the bond are €500.000


Question 1

In case where the applicant is involved in a single group, whether the whole group invests collectively?

Collective investment scheme has been canceled. There is no need to become a member


Contact Us
A. ALFA TOWER, office 31, 4 Pavlou Nirvana, 3021 Limassol, Cyprus
T. +357 2531 7998
E. passport@cypruslaw.org
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