Residence and Citizenship
Program Comparison

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Cyprus
Malta
Antigua & Barbuda
Typical Processing Time
6-9 months
16-18 months
5-6 months
5-6 months
7-8 months
6-9 months
6-7 months
~4 months
~6 months
~6 months
6-9 months
16-18 months
5-6 months
5-6 months
7-8 months
6-9 months
6-7 months
~4 months
~6 months
~6 months
6-9 months
16-18 months
5-6 months
5-6 months
7-8 months
6-9 months
6-7 months
~4 months
~6 months
~6 months
Minimum Investment (Donation route)
n/a
EUR 650,000 Donation + EUR 150,000 investment (recoverable) into government bonds
USD 100,000
USD 100,000
USD 150,000
USD 150,000
USD 100,000
n/a
EUR 512,000 recoverable investment in government bonds or certified development project
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 450,000 in approved projects
n/a
EUR 650,000 Donation + EUR 150,000 investment (recoverable) into government bonds
USD 100,000
USD 100,000
USD 150,000
USD 150,000
USD 100,000
n/a
EUR 512,000 recoverable investment in government bonds or certified development project
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 450,000 in approved projects
n/a
EUR 650,000 Donation + EUR 150,000 investment (recoverable) into government bonds
USD 100,000
USD 100,000
USD 150,000
USD 150,000
USD 100,000
n/a
EUR 512,000 recoverable investment in government bonds or certified development project
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 450,000 in approved projects
Number of Visa-Free Access Countries
172
183
165
135
142
152
144
110
170
110
172
183
165
135
142
152
144
110
170
110
172
183
165
135
142
152
144
110
170
110
Minimum Investment (Real Estate route)
EUR 2,000,000 + EUR 125,000 Donation
n/a
USD 200,000
USD 200,000
USD 220,000
USD 250,000
USD 300,000
USD 250,000
n/a
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 250,000 in real estate
EUR 2,000,000 + EUR 125,000 Donation
n/a
USD 200,000
USD 200,000
USD 220,000
USD 250,000
USD 300,000
USD 250,000
n/a
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 250,000 in real estate
EUR 2,000,000 + EUR 125,000 Donation
n/a
USD 200,000
USD 200,000
USD 220,000
USD 250,000
USD 300,000
USD 250,000
n/a
EUR 100,000 Donation + investment of EUR 250,000 in real estate
Minimum Investment Holding Period
5 Years
5 years
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 Years
5 years (2 years if using fast track option)
n/a
5 Years
5 years
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 Years
5 years (2 years if using fast track option)
n/a
5 Years
5 years
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 years (real estate)
5 Years
5 years (2 years if using fast track option)
n/a
Physical Residence requirement
None
15 days in the first year
5 days within first 5 years
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
15 days in the first year
5 days within first 5 years
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
15 days in the first year
5 days within first 5 years
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
Dependent eligibility
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
Parents from 55, children under 28
Parents from 55, children under 30
Spouse, children under 30, parents, siblings of the main applicant
Parents from 55, children under 30
Parents from 55, children under 28
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and dependent children (including dependent adult children)
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
Parents from 55, children under 28
Parents from 55, children under 30
Spouse, children under 30, parents, siblings of the main applicant
Parents from 55, children under 30
Parents from 55, children under 28
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and dependent children (including dependent adult children)
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
Parents from 55, children under 28
Parents from 55, children under 30
Spouse, children under 30, parents, siblings of the main applicant
Parents from 55, children under 30
Parents from 55, children under 28
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and children under 18
Spouse and dependent children (including dependent adult children)
Cyprus
Malta
United Kingdom
Typical Processing Time
3-6 months
~4 months
~1 month
~2 months
3-4 months
~4 months
~4 months
3-6 months
2 months
3-6 months
3-6 months
~4 months
~1 month
~2 months
3-4 months
~4 months
~4 months
3-6 months
2 months
3-6 months
3-6 months
~4 months
~1 month
~2 months
3-4 months
~4 months
~4 months
3-6 months
2 months
3-6 months
Visa-Free Access
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
UK Only
USA Only
Canada Only
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Thailand Only
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
UK Only
USA Only
Canada Only
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Thailand Only
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
UK Only
USA Only
Canada Only
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Schengen Zone
Thailand Only
Schengen Zone
Minimum Investment
EUR 300,000
Donation of EUR 30,000 + Investment of EUR 250,000 + property purchase or rental
GBP 2,000,000
USD 900,000
CAD 150,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 1,000,000
THB 500,000
EUR 250,000
EUR 300,000
Donation of EUR 30,000 + Investment of EUR 250,000 + property purchase or rental
GBP 2,000,000
USD 900,000
CAD 150,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 1,000,000
THB 500,000
EUR 250,000
EUR 300,000
Donation of EUR 30,000 + Investment of EUR 250,000 + property purchase or rental
GBP 2,000,000
USD 900,000
CAD 150,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 500,000
EUR 1,000,000
THB 500,000
EUR 250,000
Minimum Investment Holding Period
Duration of residence
5 years
5 years
5 years
3 years
5 years
5 years
Duration of residence
n/a
2 years
Duration of residence
5 years
5 years
5 years
3 years
5 years
5 years
Duration of residence
n/a
2 years
Duration of residence
5 years
5 years
5 years
3 years
5 years
5 years
Duration of residence
n/a
2 years
Physical Residence requirement
n/a
5 years
n/a
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
5 Years
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
183+ days per year
n/a
n/a
Dependent eligibility
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
5 days within first 5 years
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
5 days within first 5 years
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 26, parents of main applicant
Spouse, children under 26
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Spouse, children under 18
Leads to citizenship
No
No
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
No
No
No
No
No
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
No
No
No
No
No
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
Yes, if conditions met
No
No
No

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