Category 2 HNWI Residence Program

Gibraltar’s Category 2 HNWI residence program offers permanent residency to those who can demonstrate a GBP 2 million net worth and the means to maintain themselves and dependents.

While the permit is issued for an indefinite period, proof of continued adequate financial standing must be submitted to the government every three years. 

British Overseas Territory citizenship is  available after five years of uninterrupted residence. Gibraltar is poised to join the Schengen Area in 2023, providing visa-free travel between its territory and the other 31 member countries.


Program at a glance

Program TypeIndependent Means Visa
Time to citizenship5 years
Time to permanent residencyImmediately upon approval if income requirement met
Minimum investmentNone. Proof of GBP 2 million in independent means required.
Physical presence requirementNone at residency stage
Application processing time2-3 weeks
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to187 destinations (British citizenship), including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableNo investment required

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