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Austria Citizenship Program

Austria is in heart of Europe and with a rich central european culture and most renowned for transportation. Austria is the only country in europe officially offering `Citizenship by Investment` or `Economic citizenship` program, which is granting citizenship to persons who invest substantially in the growth of Austria economy.

Austrian passport has an excellent reputation and well recognized worldwide. With a Austria residence it is possible to travel visa free in Schengen and other countries.An Austrian passport is one of the best travel documents in the world. It allows extensive visa-free travel (including to the USA) and gives you the right to live anywhere in the EU and additionally

Benefits

  • Neutral country in Europe
  • Visa free travel to 180 countries including to USA, UK, Canada, all schengen countries
  • No prior residence requirements.
  • Live and work anywhere in Europe.
  • Citizenship for your family members.
  • Clean and world class living conditions in an 'aesthetically' beautiful country

Update: We have discontinued the Austria program, as this is no longer possible. Please contact us for alternatives in EU countries.

Austria Citizenship by Investment

Austria is the "only" country in Europe, officially offering citizenship program to foreign and non EU persons who invest a significant money , usually in millions of dollars in Austria. Austria offers business investors to obtain citizenship and an EU passport immediately without prior residence requirements on the basis of an investment in the country.

Under the citizenship-by-investment program, “austrian citizenship” offered to foreign nationals who invest..

A minimum of atleast EUR 3 million in Austria economy (donation to charity)

(or)

A direct minimum investment of EUR 10 million+ in economy of Austria

are eligible for “Austrian citizenship”.

Austria Charity Donation Route

The donation route, generally involves in donating atleast EUR 3 million to a public project or private project of public interest, recognized as providing extraordinary benefits. This can be for example in the form of an endowment for a scientific research program, a contribution to an important museum, university, or similar. Such contribution would typically be no less than EUR 3 million (but this can normally be spread out over several years).

Austria Direct Investment Route

Under the direct investment route, under the relevant provisions in the law (§ 10/6 of the Austrian Citizenship Act), an applicant is required to provide extraordinary benefits to the Austrian State, often in the form of direct investments in local business creating jobs or generating new export sales, etc. For example, manufacturing factories, science and research technology project, normally qualify under direct investment. Generally now a minimum equity investment of at least EUR 10 million is expected.

Investments in government bonds, real estate, etc. do not qualify under citizenship program.

Fee and Charges

There application costs and processing fees alone comes around EUR 600,000 in addition to the investment amount to cover for application costs, Government fee, due diligence and other processing charges. We charge inital retainer deposit fee of EUR 30,000 to start the process.

We can arrange meetings in Vienna, London, Dubai, Zurich for Austria program. Please contact us for meetings

Austria Citizenship

No german language knowledge is needed.. There are no residence requirements and you can directly qualify for Austrian citizenship and passport. It is expensive, yet fastest way, for getting a european citizenship. Austrian passport entitles you EU citizenship, and gives you the right to live and work anywhere in the EU. Family members, such as spouse and children upto 18 yrs of age can be included in the citizenship application. The citizenship offered is ‘irrevocable’ unless the applicant is has presented false information in citizenship application.

The grant of citizenship requires approvals from various stages in Govt and the procedure involved is quite delicate. After receiving your citizenship approval, you can apply for Austrian Passport. A personal visit is required to Austria to complete the formalities at a citizenship ceremony in Austria before a representative of the Government.

Once your citizenship application is approved, you can apply for Austrian passport. Austrian passport has an excellent reputation and is one of the best travel documents in the world.. With a Austria residence it is possible to travel visa free in Schengen and other countries. It allows extensive visa-free travel (including to the Canada, UK,USA) and gives you the right to live anywhere in the EU.

Note: Austria is the only country in Europe offering ' direct citizenship' program against investment and at present we assist our clients with citizenship in Austria despite difficult paperwork with the government.

We can arrange meetings in Dubai, Zurich or in Vienna with our clients. Please contact us for appointments or mention in your online application. Serious Investors please!!

Eligibility Requirements

In addition to standard documentary requirements, the following documents are needed to apply for citizenship program in Austria.

  • Passports, birth and marriage certificates, etc.
  • Certificate of no criminal record (Police clearance)
  • Business background information
  • Excellent references and strong financial background.

Our Services

- Assistance with finding appropriate qualifying investments in Austria
- Professional advice regarding the application procedure
- Personal meetings with the client in Austria
- Liaison with joint venture partners in Austria
- Liaison with all government authorities
- Assistance with opening a bank account in Austria
- Obtaining informal pre-approval of the application from various authorities
- Formal representation in Austria by an Austrian attorney
- Submission of the application to the relevant government authorities
- Follow-up of the application until approval and grant of citizenship
- Assistance with processing of the passport application after grant of citizenship

Restricted Countries

If you are a citizen on Afghanistan you cannot apply for this program.

Dual Citizenship

Under the Austrian Citizenship Act,  generally requires the applicant to abandon/giveup his current citizenship as a precondition for being granted Austrian citizenship. But under the provisions of 10(6) of Citizenship Act, allows citizenship to be maintained. You need not give up your previous citizenship. Please check the relevent laws in your home country, with regards to dual citizenship. Further Austria does not report or share your citizenship information with other countries.

We offer clear written contract agreements clearly mentioning the applicable charges including the refund policy, in the unlikely event that the application is unsuccessful.

Visa Free Travel

The passport holders of Austria enjoy visa free travel to the following countries.

Andorra
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Cayman Islands
Chile
Colombia
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji

Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies
Fyrom (Macedonia)
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guam
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Korea, Republic of
Latvia
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macau
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia
Monaco
Montserrat
Morocco
Namibia
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niue
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Reunion
Romania
Samoa (american)
Samoa (western)
San Marino
Senegal
Serbia and Montenegro
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
St.Kitts and Nevis
St.Lucia
St.Vincent and Grenadines
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Virgin Islands (British)
Virgin Islands (U.S.A.)
Nicaragua
Niue

* Visa on arrival

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained herein is just for general information. Visa free travel to countries are subjected to change from time to time with changing governments and international rulesrules. We highly recommend you to check with embassy each time before travelling. We disclaim accepting any responsibility, legal or otherwise, for any errors or omissions.

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