Cyprus Citizenship may be obtained through purchase of main residence at EUR 500,000. In addition, investment of EUR 1.5 million in residential property or financial assets of Cypriot Companies/Organisations, the secondary market of Cyprus Stock Exchange, investment in Alternative Investment Funds or financial assets of Cypriot companies licensed by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission or in shipping industry or a combination amounting to at least EUR 2 million.
The investment of EUR 1.5 million can be disposed off after a period of 5 years, however, the investor must always maintain a property worth EUR 500,000 .
Donation of EUR 100,000 to Cyprus Land Development Corporation (to be contributed following the application approval)
Donation of EUR 100,000 to the Research & Innovation Foundation (to be contributed following the application approval)
*Both the parents and the parents-in-law of the investor can now be granted citizenship. (the in-laws should have their own residence in Cyprus, valued at no less than EUR 500,000.)
*Adult family members can apply for citizenship at the same time as the main investor. This significantly reduces the time it takes to obtain citizenship for adult family members
*If the applicant invests in a Cypriot company, then it must employ at least 9 citizens of Cyprus or the EU