Egypt

Citizenship by Investment Program

One of the world’s youngest citizenship by investment programs, Egypt’s CIP gives investors a flexible range of contribution options, ranging from simple donations to business acquisitions to property investment. The process takes 6-9 months from start to finish.

Egyptian passports, however, are unlikely to improve the visa-free travel prospects of most applicants; Egyptians enjoy visa-free travel to only 51 destinations.

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Program at a glance

Program TypeDirect Citizenship Program
Time to citizenship6-9 months
Time to permanent residency6-9 months
Minimum investmentUS$ 250,000
Physical presence requirementNone
Application processing time6-9 months
Grants visa-free travel to51 destinations
Contribution types availableDonation, Business Investment, Property Investment,Bank Deposit

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