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Key Points: EU / Bulgarian Citizenship by Investment Program

  • No stay requirement
  • No requirement to speak the Bulgarian language
  • Citizenship is granted to the applicant, the spouse, and to children of all age
  • Allows dual citizenship
  • Multiple investment options
  • Simple procedure based on strict laws
  • Only 1 visit to Bulgaria for 1 day
  • 156 visa free countries; Bulgaria offers the 14th best passport in the world
  • As an EU citizen, you can live, work and study in every EU country including Switzerland and Norway
  • Settle in the USA using the E-2 Visa program, available only to US treaty countries

 

Visa-free Countries

Country Investment Cost Product Result Language and Residency Time to Passport US E-2 Visa Remarks
Bulgaria 0 EUR According to Agent(starting at 270,000 EUR) Financing Fast Citizenship and Passport No 18 months Yes
  • Refundable and non-refundable investments
  • Several investment opportunities
  • Immediate family included
  • Permanent residency within 6 months, citizenship and passport in 18 months
  • Settling in the UK after 6 months via intercompany transfer
  • Settling in the EU, Switzerland and Norway after 18 months
  • Settling in the US via an E-2 Visa
  • Ranked on 7th position on Bloomberg Risk Indicator Matrix
  • Third lowest Debt-to-GDP ratio in the EU
412,000 EUR According to Agent Property Fast
750,000 EUR According to Agent Life Insurance Financing Fast
1,024,000 EUR According to Agent Government Bond Fast
Greece 250,000 EUR 90,000 EUR Property Visa D Yes 84 months Yes
  • Purchase of overpriced property with low resell value
  • Visa D offers free movement within the Schengen area only
  • Travelling to the UK is not possible
  • Settling in other EU countries is not possible
  • Not attractive as it is an overpriced program with no real immigration status
Portugal 350,000 EUR 50,000 EUR Property Visa D Yes 84 months Yes
  • Same as Greece
Spain 500,000 EUR 50,000 EUR Property Visa D Yes 126 months Yes
  • Same as Greece
Cyprus 500,000 EUR According to Agent Financing Citizenship and Passport No 6 months No
  • Fastest EU Citizenship by Investment Program
  • Partially refundable investment
  • Immediate family included with age-restriction for children
  • Settling in the EU, Switzerland and Norway after 6 months
Malta 350,000 EUR 650,000 EUR Property & Donation Citizenship and Passport No 18 months No
  • Non-refundable donation to the government
  • Purchase of overpriced property with low resell value
UK 2,000,000 GBP 200,000 GBP Government Bond Residency No 72 months Yes
  • Effective program, but very expensive.

Investment Options: Fast Track

Financing

Investment in Property

Investment in Life Insurance Investment in Government Bond
  • Non-refundable all-in handling fee according to Agent (starting at EUR 270,000)
  • Permanent residency within 6 months
  • Become an EU citizen in 18 months
  • Immediate family included
  • Refundable investment of EUR 412,000 in two Apartments.
  • Permanent residency within 6 months
  • Become an EU citizen in 18 months
  • Immediate family included
  • Buyback option after 7th year
  • Yearly returns are used for Equity financing for citizenship
  • Refundable investment of EUR 375,000 in a Unit Linked Life Insurance Policy
  • Permanent residency within 6 months
  • Become an EU citizen in 66 months
  • Fast track option by topping up an additional EUR 375,000 to become an EU citizen in 18 months
  • Immediate family included
  • Surrender option after 5th year
  • Refundable investment of EUR 512,000 in Bulgarian Government Bond
  • Permanent residency within 6 months
  • Become an EU citizen in 66 months
  • Fast track option by topping up an additional EUR 512,000 to become an EU citizen in 18 months
  • Immediate family included
  • Buyback option after 5th year
  • Interest paid for the investment

Application Flow in 6 Easy Steps

  1. Sign Migration Services Agreement, sign Power of Attorney, sign Insurance Application (if applicable)
  2. Open bank account in Bulgaria, wire investment to account or insurance premium to life insurance company
  3. Apply for Visa D at Bulgarian embassy in your country of residence
  4. Only 1 visit to Bulgaria to apply for permanent residency
  5. After 12 months of permanent residency status, apply for Bulgarian citizenship and become an EU citizen
  6. Obtain your passport at any Bulgarian embassy in the world

 

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