Montenegro introduced its Citizenship by Investment in October 2018, allowing investors to obtain a second citizenship in 6 short months.
Montenegro is a European Country on the coast of the Balkans. It is known for its mountainous nature, picturesque coast, and well-preserved old towns making Montenegro an attractive tourist destination.
However, in attempts to attract foreign investment into the country, Montenegro government introduced its own citizenship by investment program. This program consists of a two-part investment. Investors can obtain Montenegro Citizenship in exchange for a onetime, nonrefundable contribution to the Montenegrin government and an investment in a real-estate project.
Montenegro Passport is a European Passport that can be obtained in 6 months and ranks 47th worldwide. Once investors obtain a second passport in Montenegro, they will be able to travel visa free to more than 120 countries, including the Schengen Area and the United Kingdome.
Investors also get to enjoy many more benefits, including world-class education and healthcare as well as countless international business opportunities. As for taxes, Montenegro is known for its favorable tax environment with only 9% tax rates on personal income and capital gains.
Montenegro Citizenship is a lifetime citizenship that can be passed on to future generations by descent. In order to receive the citizenship, you won’t need to fulfill any residency requirements or pass any interviews or tests.
Wealthy investors are attracted to Montenegro for a number of reasons. “Aside from the mild Mediterranean climate and lush beauty, investors see significant opportunity in Montenegro – one of the fastest growing economies in the Balkans. We are receiving applications from leading US tech innovators whose real estate investments are just the beginning – you all know that Montenegro is focused on fostering digital innovation There are no restrictions on foreign ownership and Montenegro offers one of the most favorable tax regimes in Europe Along with all the usual benefits of additional citizenship, the real estate boom means.
The passport of Montenegro is consistently ranked among the top 50 in the world. Offers its holders visa-free or visa-required access to 123 destinations worldwide, including European Schengen Area countries, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. Montenegro is not only a NATO member but also a recognized candidate for future EU membership. The government’s chief negotiator, Zorka Kordic, recently named 2024 as the target for Montenegrin accession.
The Montenegro Citizenship can be obtained in 6 months, through a 2-part investment of Government contribution and real estate investment for as little as €350,000.
1- €100,000 Donation in a Government Funds.
2- €250,000 investment in approved real estate in an undeveloped area (in the north of the country).
3- €450,000 Investment in approved real estate in a developed region (in the south of the country).
Due Diligence, Application and Lawyer fees apply.
Montenegro Economic Citizenship (MECP) was launched in 2018, giving investors the opportunity to obtain a Montenegro passport through investment in a real-estate project and making a onetime, nonrefundable contribution to the Montenegrin government. After a due diligence process, a government approval will be extended for Montenegro second citizenship. The Montenegro Citizenship by Investment program has been opened with only 2,000 applicants from outside the European Union.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cape Verde Islands*
St. Eustatius and Saba
French West Indies
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
Note: * Visa on arrival