Montenegro

Economic Citizenship Program

Europe’s youngest citizenship by investment program, Montenegro’s ECP seeks to stimulate investment chiefly in the country’s less developed regions. 

Described by former European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as a frontrunner candidate for membership, Montenegro has been in accession talks with the EU since 2012.

Citizenship in Montenegro is available in exchange for either a donation or a property investment. Holders of Montenegrin passports enjoy visa-free travel to 123 countries, including all Schengen states.

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Program at a glance

Program TypeDirect Citizenship Program
Time to citizenship4-6 months
Time to permanent residency4-6 months
Minimum investmentEUR 450,000
Physical presence requirementNone, but visit required to complete application
Application processing time4-6 months
Grants visa-free travel to123 destinations, including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableDonation, Property Investment

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