Greece is rich with cultural artifacts and historical sights, and has a booming tourism industry. Residents can also enjoy fully free movement within the Schengen zone and free trade within the EU. You can acquire fast-track residency in Greece by purchasing real estate, which you can rent out to tourists and visitors to Greece.

Minimum investment: EUR 250,000
Additional fees from EUR 20,000
Investment type: Real estate



Malta is a popular holiday destination, but it is also an attractive place to live or have a second home. As the country is a member of the EU and the Schengen area, Maltese residents can travel freely within the Schengen zone. This golden residency program is the fastest in Europe: it only takes 1-1,5 month

Minimum investment: EUR 290,000
Additional fees from EUR 0
Investment type: Donation + Bonds + Real estate



The island of Cyprus, located geographically and culturally between Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, offers an extremely fast permanent residency program with a high approval rate. The country is about to join the Schengen zone, with the additional benefit of free movement within Europe. You do not have to physically live in the country after getting permanent residency

Minimum investment: EUR 330,00
Additional fees from EUR 550
Investment type: Real estate + Bank deposit



Monaco, an independent state located on the French Riviera, has long been known for its luxurious lifestyle. While Monaco is not part of the EU or the Schengen zone, residents enjoy visa-free travel within Schengen thanks to bilateral agreements. The country boasts excellent travel connections by road, sea and air, as well as a highly stable real estate market.

Minimum investment: EUR 1,000,00
Additional fees from EUR 0
Investment type: Bank deposit + Real estate



Not only a popular holiday destination but it is also an EU member state with excellent schools and universities, first-class health care, an extremely favorable private and corporate environment, and a Schengen zone membership. The program is one of the fastest in the world, with the typical duration of 2-5 months.

Minimum investment: EUR 250,000
Additional fees from EUR 20,000
Investment type: Real estate / Donation / Business

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The USA is the most desired destination for relocation, be it for private or business purposes. The residency-by-investment program called EB-5 lets you and your family obtain a green card in 18-30 months, and permanent residency after 4 years. You can live, work and study anywhere within the USA after becoming a resident.

Minimum investment: USD 500,000
Additional fees from USD 10,415
Investment type: Business



Canada is the second largest country in the world, and among the wealthiest and most stable. Its high living standards, relaxed lifestyle, safety and stability, cultural, ethnic and religious tolerance and attractive private and corporate tax rates make Canada one of the top choices for investors looking to relocate

Minimum investment: CAD 800,000
Additional fees from CAD 0
Investment type: Government bond



Hungary is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets: it has low living costs, excellent public education, great moderate climate, 9% corporate tax. There is a fast and easy way for you to become an EU resident through investment: your residence permit will be based on the profits generated from your real estate investment

Minimum investment: EUR 200,000
Additional fees from EUR 20,000
Investment type: Real Estate



Latvia, a small Baltic country with a full EU and Schengen zone membership, offers an uncomplicated investment residency program for yourself and your family. You will have visa-free access to all 26 countries of the Schengen zone, access to state education and health care in Latvia, and the right to live and work there.

Minimum investment: EUR 250,000
Additional fees from EUR 25,000
Investment type: Real estate / Government bond / Bank deposit

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The stunning beaches and tropical landscapes, a fast and straightforward golden passport procedure requiring an affordable investment make St. Kitts and Nevis very popular. Click to see the three possibilities to gain St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment!

Minimum investment: USD 150,000
Additional fees from USD 7,500
Investment type: Real estate / Donation



This Caribbean paradise offers a citizenship-by-investment program that stands out from those in the region: Grenada offers the only passport that makes you eligible for a non-immigrant visa to the USA and it is also the only Caribbean country with visa-free travel to China

Minimum investment: USD 200,000
Additional fees from USD 12,250
Investment type: Real estate / Donation