Strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, Cyprus offers much promise and opportunity to its investors. Best prospects lie in the energy, shipping, services, and high technology sectors. The investment landscape in Cyprus is beneficial due to the island’s low tax business environment, skilled and English-speaking professionals, and excellent infrastructure. Cyprus competitive, free-market, service-based economy offers international investors and businesses confidence to invest, grow and prosper.
Cyprus Citizenship by Investment is available to investors pursuant to the “Scheme for Naturalization of Investors in Cyprus by Exception” on the basis of Section 111A (2) of the Civil Registry Laws of 2002-2013, based on a Council of Ministers decision dated 19th March 2014.
For citizenship in Cyprus, applicants need to fulfill the requirements outlined in the “Investment Requirements” section, in addition to the following criteria:
- Be of outstanding character;
- Hold no criminal record;
- Have excellent health;
- Present documents supporting the source and origin of the declared funds for investment;
- Investor’s name must not be included on the list of persons whose property is ordered to be
frozen by the EU;
- Visit Cyprus at least once upon approval.