Offered in accordance with the Civil Registry Laws 2002 - 2013, the Naturalization of Investors by Exception Scheme allows third country nationals and non-Cypriot high net worth individuals, along with their families, to acquire Cypriot citizenship.
Cypriot passport holders are, by extension, EU citizens, which makes them eligible to enter, reside, study and work in the EU. Passport holders are not required to permanently reside in Cyprus, thus they are not a tax resident. The scheme is also one of the fastest to lead to residence and citizenship in Europe.
The program requires a minimum amount of €2 million to be invested in Cyprus over a period of 3 years. Citizenship is granted within 6 months from the day of application submission.
The program has already attracted over €4 billion of direct investments into the economy of the Republic of Cyprus.
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