Attracting foreign direct investment is at the heart of Cyprus’ development strategy, as it represents a key driver for economic growth.
On the basis of the Cyprus Investment Programme, a non-Cypriot citizen, who meets the economic criteria of the Programme, may apply for the acquisition of the Cypriot citizenship.
Eligible persons who meet one of the following financial criteria may apply for the acquisition of the Cypriot Citizenship:
- Investment in real estate, land development and infrastructure projects of at least €2m
- Investment in financial assets of Cypriot companies or organisations of at least €2m
- Investment in Alternative Investment Funds or financial assets of Cypriot companies/ organisations that are licenced by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission of at least €2m
- Combination of the above criteria, which can also include investment in government bonds of up to €500.000