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Cyprus Citizenship by Investment

To be eligible for a Cyprus passport (EU) the main applicant must :

Purchase a main residence of €500,000

Additionally, invest a minimum of €1.5 million in residential property OR €2 million in other investment options.

To fulfill the latter, the other investment options include, financial assets of Cypriot companies, investment in AIFs or in Cypriot public companies.

Investment in property can be reduced to a minimum of 500,000 (plus VAT, if applicable) after 3 years

The applicant must have a clean criminal record

The applicant's name must not be included one the list of persons whose property is ordered to be frozen by the EU

The main applicant may also add his/her spouse and financially dependent children from the ages of 18-28.

Parents of the main applicant may be included in the same application provided an additional €500,000 investment is made in residential property in Cyprus.

One can expect to become a Cyprus passport holder within 9-12 months.

CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT - COMPARATIVE STUDY
CRITERIA: MALTA CYPRUS GRENADA
CAPITAL CITY Valletta Nicosia Saint George's
LAUNGUAGES Maltese, English Greek, Turkish, English English, French
CURRENCY EURO (€) EURO (€) Eastern Caribbean Dollars, pegged to USD
POPULATION ~450,000 ~1.2 million ~110,000
MODEL Contribution +Investment in Bonds +Property Investment + Property valued €500,000 Business Investment / Property or Contribution
ASSET CLASS Contribution + Property + Bonds Property and/or a combination of other investments Residential Real Estate
CONTRIBUTION € 650,000 - $150,000 single applicant $200,000 main applicant with up to 3 dependents $25,000 for any additional dependents
GOVERNMENT BONDS € 150,000 Optional -
REAL ESTATE Min. Rent €16,000 p.a. OR Purchase min.€350,000 Purchase min. €500,000 USD $350,000
OTHER INVESTMENT - €1.5 million min. investment real estate / €2 million in a combination of investments -
CAN SPOUSE JOIN? Yes Yes Yes
CAN PARENTS JOIN? Yes > 55 yrs Yes, an additional €500,000 investment in property is required Yes > 55 yrs
CAN CHILDREN JOIN? up to 26 yrs up to 28 yrs up to 30 yrs
PHYSICAL RESIDENCE Minimal ; 15 days + Genuine Connection 1 Visit to Cyprus No physical residence required
LANGUAGE TEST Not required Not required Not required
TIME TO RESIDENCY Residence card within 1 week Residence card within 1 week -
TOTAL TIME TO PASSPORT 12 months 6 months 4-6 months
EXPECTED RETURN 0% - 2% p.a 3% - 4% p.a -
INVESTMENT PERIOD 5 years 1.5 million for 3 years 5 years
INVESTMENT AMT HELD - 500,000 -
GUARANTEES Yes* Yes* No
FINANCING OPTION No No No
GOVERNMENT FEES* € 30,000 € 28,000 € 50,000
VAT - 5% on 1 property & 19% on the others -
PROFESSIONAL FEES* 10% of investment amt included in investment amt € 40,000
DEPENDENTS ALLOWED children from 18-25 years children under 28 years children under 26 years
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT None None None
VISA FREE TRAVEL (COUNTRIES) 182 173 143 countries inc UK & EU, Russia & China
SCHENGEN/EU EU Travel - Visa Free EU Travel - Visa Free EU Travel - Visa Free
USA VISA WAIVER Yes No Possibility for E-2 Visa to the USA
INHERITANCE TAX No No No
PROPERTY TAX - lowest in the world -
CORPORATE TAX 5% - -
INCOME TAX 15% - -
EXIT PENALTY None None None
RESIDENCY BY INVESTMENT - COMPARATIVE STUDY
CRITERIA: MALTA PORTUGAL SPAIN GREECE CYPRUS
CAPITAL CITY Valletta Lisbon Madrid Athens Nicosia
LAUNGUAGES Maltese, English Portuguese Spanish Greek Greek, Turkish, English
CURRENCY EURO (€) EURO (€) EURO (€) Eastern Caribbean Dollars, pegged to USD EURO (€)
POPULATION ~450,000 ~10 million ~48 million ~11 million ~1.2 million
SCHENGEN STATUS Full Member Full Member Full Member Full Member Prospective Member
RESIDENCE Freedom to live or work in Malta Freedom to live or work in Portugal Freedom to live and work in Spain Freedom to live and work in Greece Freedom to live in Cyprus
SCHENGEN ACCESS Right to travel within the Schengen Area Right to travel within the Schengen Area Right to travel within the Schengen Area Right to travel within the Schengen Area Right to travel in Cyprus
RETURN ON INVESTMENT Bonds, Property Property Property Property Property
KEY BENEFITS

Right to travel within the Schengen Area

Safety and Economic Stability

Dependents may be included - no age limit

No minimum presence required

Short processing time

Right to travel within the Schengen Area

Safety and Economic Stability

Dependents may be included

Low minimum presence required

Short processing time

Flexibility: Variety of Investment options

Right to travel within the Schengen Area

Safety and Economic Stability

Dependents up to the age of 21 may be included

No minimum presence required

Short processing time

Flexibility: Variety of Investment options

Most affordable European residence programs

Right to travel within the Schengen Area

Safety and Economic Stability

Dependents up to the age of 21 may be included

No minimum presence required

Short processing time

Flexibility: Variety of Investment options

Most affordable European residence programs

Right to travel within the Schengen Area

Safety and Economic Stability

Dependents up to the age of 24 may be included

No minimum presence required

INVESTMENT OPTIONS Contribution + Investment Investment Property Property + Investment Property
CONTRIBUTION €30,000 + €5,000 per parent/grandparent - - - -
GOVERNMENT BONDS € 250,000 - - - -
REAL ESTATE Min. Rent €12,000 p.a OR Purchase min. €320,000 Property Purchase @ €280,000 - €500,000 Purchase @ €500,000 Purchase @ €250,000 Property Purchase @ €300,000
OTHER INVESTMENT - Job creation OR capital transfer at min of €250,000 - Sign a 10 year time share agreement, invest in a plot of land of €250,000 Secured annual income of €30,000 and 3 year fixed deposit of €30,000
OTHER INVESTMENT - Job creation OR capital transfer at min of €250,000 - Sign a 10 year time share agreement, invest in a plot of land of €250,000 Secured annual income of €30,000 and 3 year fixed deposit of €30,000
CAN SPOUSE JOIN? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CAN PARTNERS JOIN? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CAN CHILDREN JOIN? Yes - no age limit Yes - no age limit Up to the age of 18 years Up to the age of 21 years Up to the age of 24 years
CAN PARENTS JOIN? Yes - financially dependent Yes - financially dependent Yes - financially dependent Yes - no conditions Yes - financially dependent
LANGUAGE TEST Not required Not required Not required Not required Not required
PHYSICAL RESIDENCE No physical stay requirement 7 days 1st year ; 14 days remaining 2 years No physical stay requirement No physical stay requirement No physical stay requirement
TIME TO RESIDENCY 3-4 months 5 months 1 month 2 months 2 months
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