Citizenship

 

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BULGARIA MONTENEGRO ROMANIA

Bulgaria

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

As one of the youngest EU member states, Bulgaria offers attractive investment climate. Operating costs of the business, ideal and well-connected location in Southeast Europe and access to citizenship of European Union, are just some of the main advantages of this country.

In addition to its position, citizens of Bulgaria enjoy visa-free travel to more than 140 countries.

REASONS TO BECOME CITIZEN
  • Residency is granted in a timeline of 6 – 9 months
  • Special program developed for a fast-track citizenship
  • Investment and financing options approved by the Government and Banks
  • No language requirement
  • Dual citizenship allowed
  • Low tax rates
  • Right to own land in Eu
  • Free movement to more than 140 countries
  • Unrestricted right to live, work and study in EU

… and much more.

PROGRAM AND QUALIFICATIONS

This program is offered according to the Act on Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria. Such a program called Investor Program for Residency and Citizenship is considered as a fast-track citizenship option. The program is as well known as one of the fastest programs to lead to residency.

In order to become a citizen or resident, applicant has to:

  • Posses a valid passport
  • Hold no criminal record
  • Provide documents supporting the origin of investment funds
  • Attest the POA and investment agreement
  • Makes a mandatory trips to Bulgaria
  • Be a NON-EU citizen

Regarding the investment, there are following options:

  • Full Investment

Requires deposit BGN 1 million in a Governmental Bond Portfolio for an investment period of five years with no further payment required. At the end of the five-year period, the full amount will be returned to the investor without any accrued interest.

  • Financed Investment

Clients can choose to finance the required investment amount through a European bank.

FAST TRACK OPTION TO BECOME A CITIZEN

Doubling the investment, allows investors to apply for citizenship faster. Such investment requires following:

  • Double the investment by purchasing €512,000 in government bonds or in the capital of a Bulgarian company that is carrying out a Priority Investment Project (as defined in the Investment Promotion Act).
  • In addition, to hold a second investment for a period of two years
  • At least of 1 year permanent residency status required
PERMANENT RESIDENCY HOLDERS AND THE RIGHT TO APPLY FOR A CITIZENSHIP

Bulgarian Citizenship Act allows foreign investors that hold a permanent residency status for at least five years to apply for Bulgarian citizenship. In addition to that, they have to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Not interrupted permanent residency status and valid address for the past five years
  • Have clear criminal record in Bulgaria
  • Be over 18 years old

 

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Montenegro

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

Since gaining independence in 2006, Montenegro has been named the ‘’country with the unpredicted fast growth’’ and became one of the most attractive investment destination in Europe and Balkan region. With only 600,000 people living there, untouched natural beauties and pleasant climate, Montenegro became second home to many. In order to support further development, the Government of Montenegro has developed unique Citizenship by Investment program focused on specific development of the regions.

Reasons to become citizen

  • EU candidate country
  • Visa free / visa on arrival in more than 122 countries
  • Euro as an official currency
  • Growing touristic and investment destination
  • No requirements of language
  • Dual citizenship allowed
PROGRAM AND QUALIFICATIONS

Montenegrin Citizenship by Investment Program is the newest addition to the Citizenship industry. In order to become a citizen of this beautiful country applicant has to meet following criteria:

  • Be a non-eu citizen
  • Has no criminal record
  • Submit documents confirming the origin on funds
  • Be over 18 years old

Investor has to make a mandatory donation to the Governmental fund in the total amount of EUR 100,000 .

Regarding investment, there are two options to be choosen:

  • Invest EUR250,000 in the approved project in an underdeveloped region
  • Invest EUR450,000 in the approved project in a developed region

The program will last 3 years and accept 2000 applications.

 

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ROMANIA

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

Situated on the western shores of the Black Sea, Romania became one of the most preferable countries for settling up. It enjoys great natural beauty and diversity and a rich cultural heritage. Romania enchants visitors with its scenic mountain landscapes and unspoiled countryside areas, and also with its historic cities and its busy capital. Over the last decade Romania had undergone a significant development and it is one of the recent members of the European Union.  From the economic perspective, Romania became one of the fastest developing countries in the region.

REASONS TO BECOME CITIZEN
  • EU member
  • Visa free / visa on arrival in more than 134 countries
  • Growing touristic and investment destination
WAYS TO OBTAIN ROMANIAN PASSPORT

Romanian passport can be granted in the following situations:

  • The person has been residing legally on the territory of Romania for at least 8 years
  • The person has been married or is living with Romanian citizen for at least 5 years
  • By birth

But, if the applicant is already citizen of EU, or has the status of refugee, or the applicant has invested significant amount exceeding 1,000,000 EUR in the country the terms stated above can be reduced to half, which in a way makes it as a faster option.

In addition to this situation, the applicant has to:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Holds no criminal record
  • Full-fills language requirement
  • Has proof on legal connection to Romania

 

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