Cyprus Investment
Scheme

BECOME AN EU CITIZEN IN JUST

180 DAYS


MINIMUM INVESTMENT
€ 2,000,000
(in residential estate or 2,5 mln. in combination of other
investments)

INVESTMENTS TO BE KEPT FOR ONLY

3 YEARS


VISA FREE TRAVEL TO

159 COUNTRIES

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Program Benefits



The Cyprus Investment Scheme currently offers the quickest route to citizenship within the EU, of only 180 days, to accquiring a Cyprus passport from application submission. It is a simple, straightforward process, with the Permanent Residency Permit (PRP), being applied for simultaneously, and being issued in only 7 days.


Astons can assist clients from application submission process, through to issuance of naturalisation certificates and Cyprus IDs and hand holds clients throughout the whole process.

  • YOUR GATEWAY INTO EU

    Passport granted in 180 days

  • VISA FREE TRAVEL

    to 159 countries including 28 EU countries including Switzerland, Liechtenstein &
    Canada

  • NO GOVERMENT DONATION

    Cyprus is strictly investment only - unlike Malta and other programs

  • ONE-TIME VISIT TO CYPRUS

    Required to provide biometrics for the PR Permit, which must be held for 6 months prior to naturalization, (equiv. to processing time)

  • ENTIRE FAMILY ARE ELIGIBLE

    including spouse, adult dependants and parents

  • SIMPLE PROCESS

    No medical or language tests required

  • DUAL CITIZENSHIP

    Cyprus allows for dual citizenship

  • VALID FOR LIFE

    Transferable to descendants

  • ATTRACTIVE TAX REGIME

    With zero tax for Non Domiciled Individuals

  • EU FREEDOMS

    Movement of People, Services, Goods & Capital

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Investment Options

The Cyprus Investmnent Scheme requires a minimum investment of € 2,000,000 in
residential real estate or € 2,500,000 in other investments

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

    1. Minimum investment of €1.5 million (exclusive of VAT, if applicable) in residential real estate
    2. Investment to be held for only 3 years
    3. Additional Investment of € 500,000 to be held as primary residence, indefinitely
  2. Option 2
    Combination of Investments – €2,500,000

      This option allows you to invest €2,000,000 in any one or any of the below:

    1. Real estate including residential, commercial, infrastructure and land (providing the land has development plan in place)
    2. Creation, participation or acquisition in a Cyprus company, (certain criteria applies)
    3. Cyprus government bonds (to a maximum of €500,000)
    4. Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) or Cyprus entity of financial assets which are CySEC regulated, with activities in Cyprus

    plus:


    1. An Additional Investment of € 500,000 to be held as primary residence, indefinitely

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Eligibility Criteria

The entire family is eligible for the Cyprus Investment Scheme:


  • Main applicant over the age of 18 and spouse i.e. husband and wife

  • Children up to the age of 17

  • Adult children between the ages of 18 to 27, provided they are students working towards either a first university degree, or first graduate degree

  • Parents of the main applicant, provided an additional investment of €500,000 is made in residential property

  • Applicants must have a clean criminal record

  • Applicants must not be on the list of persons whose property has been frozen by the EU

Straightforward & Easy Application Process



Astons aims is to provide a hassle free and seamless service, assisting our clients with their residency and citizenship application and hand holding them through the citizenship process with due diligence and care, ensuring that their application is submitted correctly and following up to application approval. We want to ensure that your EU Passport application is a success and pleasurable experience.

  1. 1. Consultation with Astons immigration lawyers

    Our сitizenship advisor will evaluate your personal circumstances and assist you in selecting investment options most suitable to you, matching the required criteria to ensure successful application.

  2. 4. Request for approval

    We will submit the citizenship application and all documentation to the Ministry of Interior, for preliminarily approval and file the confirmation and all documentation to the Civil Registry and Migration Department (CRMD).

  3. 2. Preparation of documents

    Our immigration specialists and lawyers will evaluate all documents with due diligence and care and prepare the full documentation required, for application submission.

  4. 5. Visiting Cyprus

    Main applicant and spouse must only visit Cyprus once, at this time to swear under oath of the district Court of Cyprus, that the information indicated in Citizenship by Investment application is true and correct, and to provide biometrics to the CRMD which is required for granting of Cyprus PRP & Citizenship. The PR Permit will be issued 7 days thereafter.

  5. 3. Submission of documents

    We will assist with preparation of the letter of application to the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and await letter of confirmation.

  6. 6. Receiving the Naturalisation Certificates

    We will liaise with the CRMD upon citizenship approval to arrange for signing of the Certificates of Naturalisation by the applicants, and for delivery of passports and Cyprus Identification cards.

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

Results



In just 180 days, you can become a Cyprus citizen and can enjoy all the freedoms that EU citizenship offers, including visa free travel to 159 countries worldwide.

  • MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

    Enjoy EU Freedoms to live, work, study or travel anywhere in the EU

  • SAFETY FOR YOU & YOUR FAMILY

    With one of the lowest crime rates in the world great for family life, business and retirement

  • EU Nationals are Eligible for UK Settlement

    By taking three simple steps of proving EU identity, UK residence & clean criminal record

  • HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING

    Access to good quality healthcare, world best rated English schools & universities, and lower EU fees

  • EDUCATION MATTERS

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

  • PROFITABLE TAXATION

    No Dividend Tax or Inheritance Tax. Over 60 double tax treaties in place, including with Russia and UK

  • Cyprus - a financial centre

    Strategically located across three continents: Africa, Europe and Asia with sophisticated legal system based on UK common law

  • High Quality Lifestyle

    With English & Russian languages widely spoken

  • Over 320 days of sunshine per year

    Cyprus ranked as the sunniest relocation destination in the world

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About Astons

Astons offers an international & personalised service.

Astons is a global immigration advisory firm, specialising in UK immigration law, EU & Caribbean citizenship investor programs, corporate immigration and property search & acquisition to HNWIs, entrepreneurs and their families.

Our wealth of experience and highly-skilled multilingual team of legal and other professionals, ensures a truly international and personalised service, conducted with absolute discretion, speed and integrity.

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