Residency by investment is the process of obtaining a permanent residency card in another country by investing in the host country economy. Permanent residency is a visa status that allows to legally reside in the host country without being a citizen of that country. Depending of the host country, Permanent residents are entitled to live, go to school, access local health care and in some case even work or open and operate a business. The Permanent Residence status could lead into a citizenship provided the resident has lived in the country for a certain number of years.

There are many reasons why people invest in a Permanent Residency

Security reason is one of the primary concerns for any investor , since obtaining a permanent residency for him and his family in a stable and peaceful country can be a valuable alternative plan in any kind of political unrest in his home country.

Business, Tax and Travel reasons are also major advantages of a residency by investment program. Big opportunities can open up to a participant in a residency by investment program as they can operate a new or existing business in the host country but also travel freely and visa free more easy, especially within Schnghen zone.Additionally can also take advantage low personal income and corporate tax rates of the host country for tax optimisation and better management of their wealth.

Family and Education : Almost all residency programs are available also to the family members of the main applicant. So through this the investor secure a better future for his family providing access to a secure and prosperous lifestyle. Additionally the residency by investment program open up access to the finest education and best schools in the world for the applicant and his family taking advantage of many benefits that come with it.

Global Mobility is also a great advantage of the residency by investment program since investors from certain nationalities could be quite restrictive in their visa-free travel. Avoiding visa process whenever they need to travel is a key factor to any investor and permanent residency can offer individuals from these countries increased global mobility.

Sifis Daskalakis
Sales Manager(Greece)


Portugal 3-6 months from € 280,000
UK 4-6 months from € 200,000
Cyprus 3 months from € 300,000
Greece 2-4 months from € 250,000
Spain 3 months from € 500,000
Malta 3 months from € 330,000
Austria up to 3 months if you get a quota for financially independent persons - prove of income of 80,000 euro for family with 3 members per year


Each country has different requirements and process, that applicants must fulfil for its residency by investment program. However, some requirements are common to all Residency programs:

  • Clean criminal record.
  • Prove the legal source of the investment funds.
  • Invest in one of the government-approved options, i.e. real estate

All requirements must be met in order for residency applications to be approved.


We specialise in residency and citizenship by investment programs for international families and individual investors seeking international access and mobility, education, business and investment opportunities in other countries in the world.

As a group we work with integrity and side by side with our clients and partners, from selecting the right program all the way through to the completion of the application process and long time after that.

When you work with us, you choose to have the lifestyle of Global residency and mobility . We simplify complexity to ensure a smooth process while you get access and guidance by our legal team to many more services such as financial and legal services, taxation and immigration matters.