There are a number of countries in Europe now offering golden investor visas that result in residency and potential citizenship of the EU. Follow the links below for details on each country:
There are substantial differences between each country and there are often changes to each individual programme. We can only cover the basics of each programme here and it is essential for investors and applicants to seek professional one to one advice for their particular circumstances before embarking on a course of action. Please contact us directly for this.
Schengen Visa Zone
Certain countries within the Schengen visa area in Europe offer investor residency visas. This allows travel throughout the Schengen visa zone. The Schengen area countries in Europe are: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Golden Visa and European Citizenship
Some golden visa programmes lead to citizenship of the EU country. That means the freedom to live and work anywhere within the European Union. EU countries include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.