The Malta Individual Investor Programme grants European citizenship within 18 months. Once Maltese citizenship is granted, citizens enjoy visa-free access to 168 countries, including the UK and USA, and the right to live, work and study in any of the other EU countries.
Cypriot citizenship can be granted in as little as nine months following application. Successful applicants become EU citizens and are able to enjoy the benefits of visa-free access to 159 countries, including the UK, and the right to live, work and study in any of the other EU countries.
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|Programme||Application duration||Investment||Visa-free countries|
|Malta||18 months||From €1,150,000||168|
|Cyprus||6 months||From €2,000,000||159|