Citizen by Investment


Italy does not offer a path to residency or citizenship via the purchase of a property. To get an Italian CBI Visa (Investor Visa) you have to actually invest in a company or make a donation of a minimum of at least €250,000.



To be eligible for the Italy CBI Visa, you have to make one of the following investments:

  • Invest in a Government Bond issued by the Italian Republic.
  • Invest at least €500,000 Company incorporated and operating in Italy.
  • Invest at least €250,000 in an innovative start up
  • Make a philanthropic donation in the fields of culture, education, immigration, management, scientific research. Preservation of cultural and natural heritage.


  • Visa-free travel to Schengen Zone for yourself and your family members
  • Visa can be renewed every two years if you have maintained the investment
  • After five years of residency. You can apply for permanent residency
  • After ten years, you can apply for Italian citizenship

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