Guest Investor Program

Hungary offers those who invest at least EUR 250,000 in registered real estate funds or EUR 500,000 directly in Hungarian real estate, or those who donate EUR 1 million to the public interest to obtain a renewable ten-year residence permit in the country. 

Those who have resided (de facto residence) in the country for three consecutive years are eligible for permanent residency, while those aiming to qualify for Hungarian (EU) citizenship will need to spend the majority of their time in the country over an 8-year period.


Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa
Time to citizenship8 years
Time to permanent residency3 years
Minimum investmentEUR 250,000
Physical presence requirement180 days a year (to qualify for PR)
Application processing time2-3 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to185 destinations, including Schengen countries and the US
Contribution types availableReal estate, fund Investment, donation

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