Grant of the Cypriot citizenship to non–Cypriot entrepreneurs/ investors through the “Scheme for Naturalization of Investors in Cyprus by exception”
As a part of its policies aiming to further encourage Foreign Direct Investment and to attract high net worth individuals to settle and do business in Cyprus the Council of Ministers, on the 13th of September 2016, revised the "Scheme for Naturalization of non-Cypriot investors by exception" and, thus, established the new criteria and terms based on which non–Cypriot entrepreneurs/ investors may acquire the Cypriot citizenship.
Below you can find the "Scheme for Naturalization of non-Cypriot investors by exception" in Greek and English. Additionally, you may find information on how to apply, the requested documents and the processing of the application for both the investor and his or her family members both in Greek and English.
Should there be any discrepancies in the English translation of the text compared to the original Greek text, the Greek text shall prevail.
Many questions are answered in the "Frequently Asked Questions" Section, which is constantly updated.
Investors' Family Members
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