Cyprus citizenship by investment

  • Minimum investment
    € 2,000,000
  • Become an EU Citizen in just
    180 days
  • Investments to be kept for
    3 Years
  • Visa free travel to
    171 Countries

Your Fast -Track Route To EU Citizenship In Just 180 Days.

Total freedom to live, work and study in the UK and across the EU is yours with the Cypriot Investment Scheme.

Program Benefits

The Cypriot Investment Scheme currently offers the quickest route to citizenship within the EU to acquire a Cypriot passport from application submission in only 180 days. It is a simple and straightforward process through the Permanent Residency Permit (PRP), being applied for simultaneously and issued in only 7 days. It is the only direct EU citizenship program offering such a simple and efficient way of obtaining a dual citizenship without any residency requirements.

  • Fast-track citizenship

    The fastest route to EU Citizenship. Passport granted in 180 days
  • Visa-free travel

    to 171 countries, including UK & EU
  • Entire family are eligible

    Including spouse, children, adult dependants up to 28 years old as well as parents
  • One-time visit to Cyprus

    To provide biometrics for the PR Permit is required
  • Member of the EU

    Enjoy EU Freedoms to live, work, study or travel anywhere in the EU
  • No government donation

    Cyprus is strictly investment only – unlike Malta and other non-refundable donation programs
  • UK settlement status

    Easy three step process to UK Settlement by proving EU identity, UK residence & clean criminal record
  • Attractive tax regime

    Zero taxes for non domiciled individuals. No dividend tax and no inheritance tax
  • Insurance policy

    “Insurance policy” with family security guaranteed. Have a plan B for economic & political stability
  • Education matters

    Provide your children with access to top-rated universities with lower EU tuition fees
  • Dual citizenship

    Cyprus allows for dual citizenship
  • Valid for life

    Transferable to descendants
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Cypriot citizens get visa-free access to 171 countries and territories.

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Cypriot Citizenship Acquisition process

Astons' focus is to provide a hassle free and seamless service, assisting you with a citizenship application. We will hand hold you through the citizenship process with due diligence and care, ensuring that your application is submitted correctly and follow up to application approval. We want to ensure that your EU Passport application is a successful and pleasurable experience.

3–4 days
Talk to Astons immigration advisors

Our specialist immigration advisors will evaluate your personal circumstances and assist you in selecting investment options most suitable to you, matching the requirements with the application criteria, to ensure successful application.

In order to apply you must:

- be at least 18 years of age
- have no previous criminal convictions
- and no frozen assets within the EU as a result of sanctions.

Citizenship can be granted to the entire family, including spouses, children, adult dependants up to the age of 28 (providing they are students working towards a First or Masters University degree), and parents of the main applicant.

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Choose investment options

Investing in Cyprus has never been so attractive, not only bringing you a high quality property investment, but also a much coveted European passport.

With a plethora of investment options on offer, from the smaller residential properties to luxury villas and also prime commercial property, Cyprus is genuinely one of the best locations to invest in.

Option 1, Residential real estate – €2,000,000

- Minimum investment of €1.5 million (exclusive of VAT, if applicable) in residential real estate
- Investment to be held for only 3 years

Option 2, Combination of Investments – €2,500,000

This option allows you to invest €2,000,000 in any one or a combination of the below:
- Real estate including residential, commercial, infrastructure and land (providing the land has a development plan in place)
- Creation, participation or acquisition in a Cyprus company, (certain criteria applies)
- Cyprus government bonds (to a maximum of €500,000)
- Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) or Cypriot entity of financial assets which are CySEC regulated, with activities in Cyprus

After three years you can sell your investment other than your primary residence to the value of €500,000 which must be held indefinitely.

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3–4 days
Visit Cyprus to view properties
Visit Cyprus to view properties and evaluate investment options

Based on your requirements we will carefully select the most suitable properties for you and arrange direct viewings in Cyprus.

We are here to guide you through the purchasing process of the property or other investment options, providing impartial advice for the benefit of our clients. We engage with qualified independent lawyers who can assist you in your purchase and ensure that your property acquisition will be handled correctly.

We recommend planning for a 2 to 5 day visit

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Sign a contract of sale & submit biometrics

While you are in Cyprus, and after selecting the property, you'll be required to sign a contract of sale and provide biometrics at the Civil Registry and Migration Department (CRMD).

180 days
Processing time
Prepare & submit citizenship application

Our immigration specialists and lawyers will evaluate all documents with due diligence and care and submit your citizenship application to the Ministry of Interior, for preliminary approval.

Documents Required:

- Recent utility bill
- Two passport sized photographs
- True Copies of the applicant’s valid passport
- Investor’s CV with brief description of investment substance
- Investor’s application in the standard format and translated to English
- Birth certificates
- Marriage/civil partnership certificate
- Certificates of criminal record (valid only from the previous 3 months)

All the above must be translated into English and be duly authenticated and apostille stamped from origin and resident country.

During your stay in Cyprus you will be required to swear under oath at the District Courts of Cyprus (in any city) that the information indicated in the Citizenship by Investment application is true and correct.

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Receive an application approval

Once you receive an application approval from the Ministry of Interior, the procedure for the acquisition of the Cypriot citizenship will be concluded, following the completion of a 6 month period holding the residence permit.

Acquire a Cypriot Passport in 180 days

In just approximately 180 days, you can become a Cypriot citizen and enjoy all the freedoms that EU citizenship offers, including visa free travel to 171 countries worldwide.

After citizenship has been granted to the main applicant and spouse, Astons will collate and submit all documentation required (including proof of investment made by parents), for minor, adult children and parents.


Expert Advice on Global Real Estate Investment for Citizenship Solutions Worldwide.

Astons offers expert property advice to investors in the UK and worldwide, who want to apply for citizenship via the real estate investment route. As buying agents, we offer a whole range of services in commercial and residential real estate. We only ever act on behalf of the the investor, enabling our clients to secure the advantage and placing them ahead of the competition, when it comes to finding and obtaining the right property in highly sought after areas.

Through our private network of licence real estate agents, Astons has privileged first hand access to prime residential and property options that sometimes don’t even make it to the open market.

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Castle Residences, Limassol MarinaMinthis, Paphos, CyprusNeo Kaia, Limassol, Cyprus

Castle Residences, Limassol Marina

Apartments from €880,000 +VAT Villas from € 2,950,000 +VAT

Surrounded by water, Castle Residences offer a choice of two, three, four-bedroom apartments and duplexes with uninterrupted views of the sea, the Marina and the coastal city of Limassol.

  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • 2-4 bedrooms
  • 80 - 290 sq ft

Minthis, Paphos, Cyprus

Luxury Apartments from €780,000 +VAT House from €1,120,000 +VAT

Minthis redefines holistic living, resting in a breathtaking hilltop location, overlooking charming villages, majestic mountains and vineyards under an endless sky. The architecture designed by Woods Bagot, connect the residents with the refined simplicity of authentic Cyprus life. The world-class championship golf course has been pioneered by Mackenzie & Ebert.

  • Paphos, Cyprus
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 90-500 sq ft

Neo Kaia, Limassol, Cyprus

from €1,700,000 +VAT

The most centrally located, NEO KAIA provides residents with the most active address for all lifestyle amenities. Close proximity to podium elements & direct access to the fitness suite & residence car parks.

  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • 2-3 bedrooms apartments
  • 120 - 230 sq ft
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