Options & Fees


Option 1: Investing in Real Estate in a Government Approved Project


The Government determines which real estate projects are designated as Approved Projects  and only such projects are eligible to participate in the Citizenship by Investment Program. An applicant is only required to make a minimum investment of US$200,000 irrespective of the number of dependents that are included in the application. A property acquired under this Option may be resold after only 3 years following purchase. If the owner of property bought under this Option wishes to sell it to a person seeking citizenship under the Citizenship by Investment Program. this is permitted. However, in such a case, the owner can sell after 5 years of the date of purchase.


Option 2: Donation to the Government Fund (GF)


The Government Fund was established as part of the Citizenship by Investment Program with the principal aim of mobilizing capital to fund both public and private sector priority projects. Public sector projects focus on social infrastructural development including the construction and renovation of schools, hospitals and sporting facilities as well as the development of the offshore financial sector. Projects in the sectors of tourism, agriculture and information technology are also deemed to be of high priority by the Government. The minimum required donation to the Fund is US$100,000.