European Citizenship awarded after five years
Low residency requirement – one visit per year
Investment options from €1 million
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Introducing Our Immigration Investment Programme in Ireland

A luscious green island famous for its rolling hills and picturesque seascapes, Ireland lies at the western edge of Europe. Economically, this entrepreneurial powerhouse is anchored at the centre of technological development and research, making Ireland citizenship and residency an appealing option for investors around the world.

Why Consider Ireland Residency or Citizenship?

From Europe’s largest green space to the longest defined coastal touring route in the world, Ireland is a country brimming with adventure, beauty, and innovation. An entrepreneurial paradise on an Emerald Isle, securing Irish citizenship or residency offers a wealth of opportunity to dynamic business professionals with a proven record of success.

Ireland’s economy is the fastest growing in the Eurozone and is the sixth most competitive economy in the world. Subsequently, Ireland has been named the best country in the world for attracting high-value foreign direct investment for six consecutive years. Investing is straightforward, and the tax system favours entrepreneurial business owners.

Looking for more reasons to consider Ireland permanent residency or citizenship? This beautiful country is home to many of the world’s leading technology companies, most notably Google, Intel, Facebook and Twitter.

What’s more, the Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme offers fantastic health and lifestyle benefits for investors and their families. Irish universities are renowned for their research – particularly in mathematics and chemistry, where they are amongst the best in the world. A temperate climate, state-of-the-art healthcare and a rich culture make Ireland a very fulfilling place to live, work and thrive.

English is an official language and often takes precedence over Irish. All government forms and documents are produced in English, as well as road signs, restaurant menus, and other important information.

Ireland
Capital city: Dublin
Languages: English, Irish Gaelic
Visa free countries: 185
Currency: EUR
Total area: 84,421km²
Population: 4,832,765
Nearest country: UK
Time zone: GMT

Irish Immigrant Investor Programme Requirements

Investment

The Irish Immigrant Investor Programme requires an applicant to undertake one of four eligible investments in Ireland. To successfully apply for Ireland residency-by-investment, applicants must commit to:

  • A minimum investment of €1 million in an Approved Investment Fund, committed to for a minimum of three years.
  • A minimum investment of €1 million in either a single Irish enterprise or spread over a number of enterprises, for a minimum of three years.
  • A minimum investment of €2 million in any Irish REIT that is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange, committed to for a minimum of three years.
  • A minimum endowment of €500,000* in a project of public benefit in the arts, sports, health, cultural or educational field.

*Where a group of five or more investors combine their endowments, a minimum investment of €400,000 per investor will qualify under the Programme.

Considerations

To be considered for Ireland permanent residency, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be from outside the EEA
Government Website

To find out more about how to secure Ireland residency-by-investment, view the official government website for this programme.

 

Irish Immigrant Investor Application Process

  • Month 1

    Submit two-part application

  • Month 2-5

    Application processed

  • Month 5-6

    Receive residency permit

  • Year 5

    Apply for Citizenship

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Eric G. Major

"I've spent the past 25 years helping private clients to successfully relocate around the world. A second residency or citizenship can seem like a big undertaking, but we'll be by your side to provide the guidance and support to make the journey enjoyable and stress-free."