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Cypriot Passport / EU Citizenship

 EU Citizenship By Investment


Obtaining a Cypriot Passport
Non-Cypriot citizens may apply for the acquisition of a Cypriot Passport / EU Citizenship through the purchase of real estate in Cyprus 

  • The investment in real estate is the preferred route of the majority of the applicants for a Cypriot Passport / EU Citizenship.
  • A very simple and straight-forward procedure.
  • It takes approximately 6 months for the procedure to be completed.


Financial Criteria
Investors can apply for Cyprus Citizenship by submitting a stand-alone application, upon making an investment which must be retained for a period of three years.

The applicant must have invested at least €2 million in one or more residential properties, provided that the value of one of the properties is of at least €500.000 (excluding VAT), which must be kept as the permanent residence of the investor in Cyprus.

Benefits of Cypriot Passport

  • Free movement within the EU: travel, live, work.
  • Travel visa-free to more than 150 countries.
  • Passed on to family members: spouse and dependent children.
  • The investor does not become a tax resident, unless he / she spends more than 183 days in a calendar year in Cyprus.
  • Not necessary to reside in Cyprus before or after the obtainment of the passport.
  • The Republic of Cyprus allows investors to keep their original passport.
  • No need to pass a language test.
  • The investors have the right to rent the permanent residence in Cyprus.
  • The investors have the right to sell the permanent residence in Cyprus, given that another permanent residence will be purchased.
  • The applicant's parents are also entitled to apply for Cyprus Citizenship provided that they own a lifetime residence of at least €500.000 (excluding VAT). The application is submitted after the investor had acquired the Cypriot citizenship.


To find out more about the Cypriot passport obtainment or to receive a property proposal based on your preferences, fill in the following form and a Sales Representative will contact you shortly, or call: 


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