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There are several residency by investment programmes in Europe that grant residency, often through real estate investment but without the requirement to reside. These programmes are especially popular with investors not wishing to emigrate and move their family but require flexibility should the need ever reside. They often come with accompanying travel freedom across the EU Schengen zone. Eventually if permanent residency is undertaken by the investor and their family then citizenship of the country can usually be applied for.
Please note our website remains a guide. Contact our advisors at La Vida for up to date information and an assessment for your personal circumstances.
From €350,000 + costs
Real Estate investment
EU Schengen Zone Travel
Apply Citizenship 5 years
Very good service , and special thanks for Mr Paul Mandrinos for the advice he gave me to obtain Saint Lucian passport , and thanks to Jude Clemoes for all the support along the process.Libya, November 2019
Simply flawless. Great communication and exceptionally helpful compared to other citizenship service providers I have been in touch withChina, October 2019
I worked with Paul Mandrinos, who has been very helpful on the entire process. I felt the information he gave me was accurate and honest.USA, October 2019
Great service. Was handled by Paul Mandrinos and he took me trough the entire process.Mr Flora, Kenya, October 2019
Managed documentation in less than 3 weeks.Will recommend
Response times to e-mails and requests for phone calls was always very quick. When something was promised to be sent in the future then it was delivered on time. Service was always professional and my needs were understood before giving advice, and staff were patient to respond to all my questions, regardless how major or minor they were. The price was within reasonable range relative to competitors.Canada, October 2019
Jude was exceptional in service and is always so pleasant. Even when we were a bit agitated due to delays experienced during the process, she had a very canny way of restoring calm and confidence. La Vida most surely delivered on their promise. My family and I have already started enjoying the freedom provided by our second passport!Nigeria, October 2019
Paul Mandrinos was very helpful and informative. He made himself very accessible every time. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who is interested.Nigeria, October 2019
Jude Clemoes did a fantastic job handling our issues. She was always very professional and courteous.Nigeria, August 2019.
Excellent service, good support and very good follow up from all parties until the project is finalized.Mr El Sayad, Egypt, Februay 2019
Very great service, well doneMr Adedeji, Nigeria, June 2019
The company is prompt in responses to concerns and questionsNigeria, January 2019
We are very happy for all the services your company has offered, staff are so kind, especially Jessica is very helpful and spared us the hassle when we visited Cyprus and made our buying decision. Yes, we’ll definitely recommend you to our friends and family.Christina, China, November 2016
Thanks a lot! Your team down here is just great!Fatou, Ivory Coast, January 2017
It is so amazing! I just succeed to do all in one day!
With Pico and Joao and Ana, all went so fine!
Thanks again for your support! I will keep in touch with you!
I found their service to be the most informative and helpful. I felt secure with La Vida regarding confidentiality. Very professional and quick, with Nancy in the Dominica being very responsive and efficientMr Roux, South Africa, April 2018
It was my great pleasure to work with you and La Vida team including Catarina... All went well so far and hope we would conclude the investment next month as planned; I also wish the investment will serve the main purpose of having a citizenship at the end. Honestly, I was satisfied at all levels including legal, contractual, property purchase & price, payment terms, relationship with Counsel, Local Banking and local coordinatorUAE, February 2017
Love Daniel, he really went above & beyond. Great guy and super knowledgeable & helpful, throughout the process. I found their service to be the most informative and helpful. Would definitely recommend.USA, March 2018
I did a lot of research before making contact with La Vida when I was looking to buy an apartment in Spain. I have to say that I made the right choice because they were extremely helpful and professional. It certainly made the buying process far simpler than it could have been. I also want to pay special thanks to Lizzie Edwards of La Vida who was absolutely fantastic throughout and couldn’t do enough to help. I would certainly recommend La Vida to my friends.John Vicars, UK, January 2015
Very professional attitude of the team and fantastic local partner in the country of residence program.Armenia, March 2018
I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Daniel Twomey as he was of great help to us in our process of applying for Hungary Residency, he always responded to e mails, phone calls even during weekends. Surely I will recommend friends and family who are interested is such project to apply through La Vida due to the fact that the process went smoothly and according to our requirements.Lana, Iraq, January 2017