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For those looking to secure European citizenship fast, look no further than Cyprus. Other citizenship programmes are fantastic, but none can match the complete package that Cyprus offers in terms of trade, travel and lifestyle benefits, plus tax advantages and the straightforward investment process. This can all be yours in as little as six months.

The country’s location between Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa has helped it become a major hub for trade and business.



The Republic of Cyprus lies in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, with Turkey to the North, Lebanon and Syria to the East and Egypt to the South. The country’s main languages are Greek, Turkish and English.

Cyprus is highly regarded around the world and is a member of the EU, British Commonwealth, Council of Europe, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, United Nations and World Trade Organization.





Total Area

Total Area

9,251 km²


Euro (€)

Why Cyprus?

The Cypriot citizenship-by-investment programme offers a streamlined
process you might not expect from European programmes.

Fast Access to Europe

Obtain your second citizenship and passport in only 6 months with a fast track process. Your permanent residency card is issued within 6 to 8 weeks with no residency required in Cyprus.

Global Mobility

As a Cypriot citizen, you get the benefit of visa-free travel to over 170 countries worldwide, including Australia and Canada. You also become a citizen of the European Union with the right to live and work anywhere within the 28 EU countries.

Tax Efficiency

Cypriot passport holders benefit from an attractive tax regime. It is known for having the lowest resident taxation rates in Europe, as well as no foreign income tax, inheritance tax and no withholding tax on interest earned.

Security for You and Your Family

Your citizenship extends to your spouse and dependant children and you can even apply for citizenship for elderly parents. 


To qualify for the Cypriot citizenship-by-investment programme, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Fulfil the investment requirements given by the programme. 
  • Hold a valid passport.
  • Have a clean personal background and hold no criminal record.
  • Hold a valid Schengen visa — a copy of which will need to be added to the applicant’s citizenship file.