We have compiled application costs charged by Government for golden visa programs by country. This is only the application fee charged by government, does not include main investment, or any other additional costs. This way you can compare the application fee in one place and you will know how much you pay to the Govt.

Spain is the cheapest in terms of application costs, Italy processes applications free of charge. Canada is the most expensive application costs for Quebec immigrant investor program.  Latvia also charges quite high state fee for golden visa.

Govt Application FeesCost
Portugal€ 5,324.60
Greece€2,000
Spain$150
Ireland€1,500
United Kingdom£1,623
United States$3,675 (I-526 filing)
Canada QIIP$15,496
ItalyFree (Nulla osta)
Netherlands €2,137
Malta€30,000 MRV bond scheme
Latvia€38,000 (Govt bonds) / €10,000 (business) / €12,500 (real estate)
Australia$5,375 (investor) / $7,880 (SIV) / $9,455 (Premium)
New Zealand$4,960.00
SingaporeS$ 10,000 (GIP)