Residence for Investors from Third-Countries

opened only in 2017, Luxembourg’s Residence for Investors from Third-Countries is one of Europe’s youngest golden visa programs.

One of the world’s wealthiest countries on a per-capita basis, the Grand Duchy is a safe, stable, and centrally located European jurisdiction.

The scheme gives investors a great deal of choice in how to invest but also mandates physical presence substantial enough to make the investor a tax resident in Luxembourg. 


Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenship6 years
Time to permanent residency5 years
Minimum investmentEUR 500,000
Physical presence requirement183 days a year
Application processing time4-6 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to189 destinations, including Schengen countries and the United States
Contribution types availableProperty Investment, Business Investment, Securities Investment, Fund Investment

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Direct Citizenship Programs

Programs that offer citizenship within months in exchange for investments or donations, with minor/no physical presence requirements.

Semi-Direct Citizenship Programs

Programs that offer citizenship in exchange for investments following a 1-2 year period, with minor/no physical presence requirements.

Active Investor Visas

Programs that offer residence permits within months to those who physically relocate to start and/or run a business. Startup and entrepreneur visas fall under this category.

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