Visa-free travel to 173 countries
Fast-track approval in as little as 90 days
No physical residency requirements
Required investment from €2,000,000
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Introducing Cyprus

Cyprus is located in the Mediterranean Sea, a short distance from Lebanon, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. The island enjoys an idyllic Mediterranean lifestyle, beautiful beaches, 340 days of sunshine a year and welcoming people in a relaxed environment.

Cyprus offers a high standard of living, modern transport and infrastructure, excellent academic institutions (several accredited European Universities), access to quality medical services, a stable government and a robust legal framework which is based on British law and fully harmonized with EU directives.

Cyprus Citizenship Benefits

  • Visa-free travel to 173 countries
  • Low tax rates
  • Free EU trade
  • Own property in EU states
  • Low crime rates
  • Excellent education system
  • No language test
  • Fast-track approval
  • No physical residency requirement
  • Retain current nationality
Capital city: Nicosia
Languages: Greek, English
Visa free countries: 173
Currency: Euro €
Total area: 9,251 km²
Population: 1.2 million (2016)
Nearest country: Turkey
Time zone: Eastern European (UTC+02:00)

Route to Cyprus citizenship

Applicants must fulfil ALL of the following:


Purchase a property in Cyprus for a minimum value of €500,000, to be held in perpetuity.

(In the case that the applicant proceeds with the real estate investment option, this property can be included in the €2,000,000 investment.)


Provide a minimum of €2,000,000 into one of the following four options:

  • Investment in real estate, developments and infrastructure projects.*
  • Investment into alternative investment funds or financial assets of the country.
  • Purchase, establishment or participation in the country’s businesses and companies.
  • A combination of any of the above.
  • €7,500 in citizenship fees.
  • VAT and other taxes depending on selection.

If qualifying via a €2,000,000 private residence purchase, after three years it is permitted to liquidate and replace the private residence with a €500,000 property.

Government website

To view the official government website for this programme, please click here.

Cyprus Citizenship Application Process

  • Month 1

    Initial due diligence.
    Sign client agreement and set up bank account.
    Complete government forms.
    Select investment.
    Due diligence on selected investment.
    Sign contracts.
    Submit Residency Application.
    Submit Citizenship Application.

  • Months 2-4

    Ministry of Finance process application, followed by Ministry of Interior.

  • Month 4

    Application approved in principal.

  • Month 6

    Attend Cyprus for ‘Oath of Faith to the Republic’. Collect passport and ID card.

  • Months 6-9

    All additional dependants to submit applications and receive citizenship.

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Cyprus' Citizenship-by-Investment Program requires a minimum investment of €2,000,000. By checking this box, I confirm that I have read and understood this requirement.