Cyprus Citizenship
by Investment

Become an EU citizen
in just 3 months!

By participating in the programme offered by the authorities of the island of Cyprus, the investor and his/her family obtain Cypriot passports - full citizenship of the European Union member country.
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Programme Benefits

  • EXPRESS PROCESSING

    3 months to obtain a passport

  • VISA-FREE TRAVEL

    to 157 countries, including all EU countries, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Canada and Australia

  • INVESTMENT PERIOD –
    JUST 3 YEARS

    shorter than in any other EU country

  • Citizenship is granted to the investor’s spouse, financially dependent children under the age of 28 years and investor's parents

  • All rights of an EU citizen are provided: freedom of residence, study, work, doing business in any EU member country

  • The investor should maintain the investment within 3 years, afterwards he/she is free to realize it

  • Low state duty for filing an application for citizenship

  • No examinations in the state language or history of the country

  • No requirement to reside in Cyprus

  • Dual citizenship is allowed

  • No personal presence required throughout the whole procedure

  • Wide range of investments

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Four ways to obtain Cyprus citizenship via investment

  1. Инвестиции в недвижимость

    Real estate investment

    At the moment the most rational and stable way to invest involves the acquisition of a Real Estate Package in the amount not less than € 2 million. The Real Estate Package may include one or more constructions, but excludes land without buildings.

  2. Bank deposit

    The applicant is required to have a personal deposit with a bank of Cyprus or corporate deposit of a Cyprus private company (in which the applicant is a shareholder) in an amount not less than € 5 million, as well as to buy real estate in an amount not less than € 500,000 (total € 5.5 million). The above deposit should be kept with the bank of Cyprus for at least 3 years.

    Вклад в банке
  3. Прямые инвестиции

    Direct investments

    The applicant is required to make direct investment in the Republic of Cyprus in an amount not less than € 5 million, as well as to buy real estate in an amount not less than € 500,000 (total € 5.5 million).

  4. Combination of an investment option and monetary donation to the state fund

    The applicant is required to deposit a minimum of € 2 million in the State Treasury of the Republic as a contribution to the National Investment Company. Additionally, it is necessary to deposit an amount of € 500,000 in the Research and Technology Fund, as well as to buy real estate in the an amount not less than € 500,000.

    Комбинация варианта инвестирования и денежного пожертвования в государственный фонд

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Requirements for investors

  • No criminal record for the applicant, his/her spouse and children under the maximum age

  • Maintenance of the investment for a period of at least 3 years

  • The investor should be the owner of one or two residential real estate objects in Cyprus worth at least € 500,000. This does not apply when the investment is made in residential real estate.

  • The investment should exceed the established investment threshold: € 2 million

How do we work?

  1. Consultation with an immigration expert of Astons

    Our experts will study your situation in detail and propose the most appropriate options for you to invest

  2. Preparation of documents

    Our experienced immigration lawyers will prepare for you a complete package of documents required for filing the application

  3. Submission of documents

    We submit the formed application and all necessary documents to the Government of the Republic of Cyprus

  1. Request for approval

    We send a request for preliminary approval of the application for citizenship by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Finance

  2. Obtaining a certificate

    You will obtain a certificate acknowledging the receipt of Cyprus citizenship by investment

  3. Visiting Cyprus

    You visit the Republic of Cyprus to take the oath, then the Ministry of the Internal Affairs passes a full package of documents to the Council of Ministers and gives you a certificate acknowledging the receipt of the Cypriot passport

What will you get as a result?

  • CITIZENSHIP OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

    Cyprus is one of the safest countries in the world

  • SAFETY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

    and the opportunity to travel around the world without any restrictions

  • HUGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS

    both in the EU and around the world

  • HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING

    Access to advanced health care, education, developed public institutions

  • OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE IN CYPRUS OR IN ANY OTHER EU COUNTRY

    Citizenship of Cyprus allows its owner to live in any of the 28 EU countries, including the UK, Switzerland and 3 countries of the European Economic Area (EEA), that are not included in the EU - Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland.

  • PROFITABLE TAXATION

    (No dividends tax, no inheritance tax). There is a treaty eliminating double taxation with 50 countries, including Russia.

  • COMFORT AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING

    Most of the population of Cyprus are fluent in English

  • CLIMATE

    Excellent climate and stunning nature

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About Astons

Astons offers you comprehensive services and a tailored, individual approach.

Our experienced professionals have specialised in citizenship programmes via investment for more than 27 years. We are able to relieve the strain of application and allay any concerns you may have throughout the process. We guarantee full confidentiality and comprehensive support to all our clients.

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