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Montenegro Citizenship by Investment

  • Montenegro Citizenship
    in 3 months
  • Visa-free travel to over
    122 countries
  • Citizenship in Europe
    from € 350,000
  • No residency, prior to or after grant of citizenship, is required
  • E-2 Treaty with the USA – option to relocate and operate business in the US
  • Program is limited to a maximum quota of 2,000 applications only Program will close once this quota has been reached.

Montenegro Citizenship by Investment

Fast settlement in Europe with a Montenegrin passport obtained in just 3 months. One of the most anticipated Citizenship by Investment programs in Europe, bringing global mobility, increased security and quality of life for foreign investors and their families, with a minimum capital requirement of €350,000.

The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

Launched on 3rd October 2019 and limited to only 2,000 applications, offers one of the simplest and fastest routes to acquiring an alternative citizenship for investors and their family, in exchange for minimum real estate investment from €250,000 as well as €100,000 government contribution, which makes €350,000 the total capital amount required. Coupled with fast application processing time, it is the most affordable route to obtaining a European passport, providing its holder with visa-free access to over 122 countries in just 3 months. With one of the fastest growing economies in the Balkans, Montenegro has established itself not only as a world renown holiday destination, with some of the finest beaches and super yacht marinas, but also as a strategic destination for some of the world’s most important industries. Montenegro is a member of NATO and is also an official candidate for future expansion of the EU.

  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Fast processed European Citizenship

    Fast application processing within 3 months
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Entire family is eligible

    Citizenship granted to the main applicant, spouse, children and dependent children over 18
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Affordable Citizenship in Europe

    The lowest capital entry requirement among alternative citizenship programs in Europe
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Visa-free travel

    Over 121 countries worldwide Free movement in Europe’s Schengen Area, (26 EU states), Hong Kong, Singapore and Russia
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    No Residency requirements

    No physical requirements, prior to or after citizenship, are necessary
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Favourable tax regime

    Montenegro has one of the lowest personal income tax rates in the world, fixed at just 9-11%
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Real estate investment

    Only government approved selection of properties
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Short route to the USA

    The Montenegro-USA, E-2 Treaty, enables citizens to both set up a business in the USA and to reside therein
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Safe and secure environment

    “Insurance policy” with family security guaranteed in case of economic or political instability
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Simple and straightforward process

    No language requirements No previous education or management experience requirements No military service requirement
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Dual Citizenship is permitted

    No obligation to relinquish current nationality
  • The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment Program

    Firm presence in European arena

    Montenegro is a member state of the European Monetary Union, the NATO Alliance, OSCE and an official EU candidate
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Visa-free travel to 122 countries worldwide

A Montenegro passport enhances global mobility, providing its holders with visa-access to 122 countries worldwide, including the countries in Europe’s Schengen zone (26 EU member states) as well as to Hong Kong, Singapore, Turkey, the UAE, Russia and many other destinations. Go on a last-minute business trip or take your family on a spontaneous holiday in Europe with no further visa applications or restrictions.

Visa-free travel to 122 countries worldwide

Investment Requirements

To qualify for the Montenegrin Citizenship, investors are required to make a government contribution of €100,000 to a special fund for the advancement of underdeveloped areas, and to invest in government approved real estate projects in the country to the minimum value of €250,000-€450,000. The minimum property investment threshold depends on the location of the property. Total capital requirements must equate to €350,000 when buying property in an undeveloped region, and to €550,000 in a developed region of Montenegro.

  • OPTION 1

    From € 350,000

    • €100,000 – non-refundable contribution in the form of a government fund donation
    • €250,000 – real estate investment in an undeveloped region (northern and central regions of the country, excluding Podgorica)
  • OPTION 2

    From € 550,000

    • €100,000 – non-refundable contribution in the form of a government fund donation
    • €450,000 – real estate investment in a developed region (South of the country, capital of Podgorica and the coastal regions)

Montenegro Citizenship Acquisition Process

Astons' focus is to provide a hassle-free and seamless service, assisting you with every step of the citizenship acquisition process. Right from the investment portfolio, we will support you to select the most lucrative and secure real estate projects to invest in, and provide help with all necessary due diligence checks relating to the citizenship application process and approval. The entire process is efficiently managed by top industry-leading professionals. We will guide you through the Montenegro Citizenship acquisition process with due diligence and care. We deal with all procedures efficiently on your behalf, based on professional expertise and years of experience.

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1-2 days
Initial Consultation
1
Initial Consultation with Astons Immigration Advisers

Astons immigration advisers will evaluate your personal circumstances and guide you through each of the program’s stages, helping you to collate and check the required documents, and preparing the approved property shortlist most suitable to your requirements and qualifying as investment.

Eligibility to acquire citizenship of Montenegro

• Main Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and have a clean criminal record.
• Only Non-EU nationals may apply
• Spouse and children, as well as children over 18 years of age dependent on the main applicant, may be included in the citizenship application. Citizenship can be granted to the entire family, including spouses, children and dependent children over 18 years of age.

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Real Estate Investment portfolio proposal

Our expert team will prepare a real estate projects portfolio, consisting of the most lucrative and secure properties for you to invest in, from smaller residential properties to high-value luxurious developments based on your requirements. We will assist all the way through the property search and acquisition process, including price negotiations and additional property checks.

1 month
Documents Preparation
3
Documents Preparation

A detailed checklist will be provided, and you will be guided through the documents collection stage. Experienced immigration advisers will be checking all supporting documents for compliance to ensure all requirements are met. Applicants will be required to transfer contribution and investment amounts to special escrow accounts.

4
Application Submission

The complete citizenship application, along with all supporting documents, will be submitted to the program administration. Government processing of the application and due diligence checks take approximately 3 months to complete.

3 months
Application Approval
5
Application Approval

Once the application is reviewed and approval is granted, amounts in escrow accounts will be released. An applicant will be issued with the Citizenship certificate.

Montenegro Citizenship Acquisition Process
6
Passport collection

The main applicant and all their family members included in the application, may travel to Montenegro to collect the passports. Alternatively, we can organise for your citizenship certificate and passport to be delivered to you, in the most secure way.

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    • Passport in 5–6 years
    • Minimum Investment – £2,000,000
    • Visa free travel to 163 countries
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    • Passport in 14 months
    • Minimum Investment – €1,150,000
    • Visa free travel to 182 countries
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    • Citizenship in 2 years
    • Minimum Investment – €512,000
    • Visa free travel to 169 countries
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    • Citizenship in 3 months
    • Minimum Investment – €350,000
    • Visa free travel to 122 countries
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    • Passport in 2 months
    • Minimum Investment – $250,000
    • Visa free travel to 115 countries

Citizenship in the Caribbean and South Pacific

  • GrenadaGrenada
    • Passport in 3-4 months
    • Minimum Investment – $150,000
    • Visa free travel to 131 countries
  • DominicaDominica
    • Passport in 2-3 months
    • Minimum Investment – $100,000
    • Visa free travel to 137 countries
  • Saint LuciaSaint Lucia
    • Passport in 3-4 months
    • Minimum Investment – $100,000
    • Visa free travel to 132 countries
  • Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda
    • Passport in 3(4) months
    • Minimum Investment – $100,000
    • Visa free travel to 140 countries
  • Saint Kitts & NevisSaint Kitts & Nevis
    • Passport in 45-60 days
    • Minimum Investment – $150,000
    • Visa free travel to 152 countries
  • VanuatuVanuatu
    • Passport in 1 months
    • Minimum Investment – $130,000
    • Visa free travel to 125 countries

Rest of the World

  • TurkeyTurkey
    • Passport in 2 months
    • Minimum Investment – $250,000
    • Visa free travel to 115 countries