European second citizenship in Cyprus
Wonderful climate and a healthy environment
Since the ancient times, Cyprus has been called the „island of the sun” because of its 340 sunny days per year. The climate is considered one of the healthiest in the world. Infectious diseases are practically unknown. The sun shines continuously and average yearly temperatures rise to 30° C (86° F) . In the summer months, Cyprus is a veritable treasure for holidaymakers.
Winter in Cyprus is short and mild, with average daytime temperatures around 16°C. However, there is a short snow season in the mountains between January and March. In winter, Cyprus also offers good skiing conditions. During winter you can swim in the sea and, within one hour, ski in the Troodos Mountains.
The environmental conditions are very good as well. Cyprus has a population of 1 million only. There are no large enterprises to pollute the environment. Forty nine Cyprus beaches have been awarded the international “Blue Flag” certificate of the cleanest beach.
Cyprus has one of the lowest crime rates in the European Union. The important thing is that foreigners of any nationality feel at home in Cyprus. This is due mainly to its amazing atmosphere. Foreigners now account for more than 20 percent of the population. This is the second rate in Europe (after Luxembourg). Almost all the Cypriots speak English proficiently.High standard of living. Cyprus has been a member of the European Union since 2004. In 2008 it joined the Euro zone. In terms of the GDP per capita, Cyprus has caught up with Italy. The average life expectancy is 81 years for women and 78 years for men. Cyprus has a modern healthcare system.
Quality education for citizens and residents in Cyprus
Cyprus has perhaps one of the best education systems in the Mediterranean. One can choose Greek, English or even Russian schools. Private English schools offer complete primary and secondary education in all the big cities of Cyprus.
Investments in Cyprus
Significant resources of offshore natural gas have been found in the Mediterranean within the economic area of the Republic of Cyprus. Its production will begin in 2017. The revenue, given the small size of Cyprus, can make it a really prosperous country and could lead to an increase in property prices.
Many companies from different countries have moved their head offices to Cyprus. This is due to the unique atmosphere offered to business and the lowest level of taxation in the EU.
Passports for investors
Under the law adopted on 19 March 2014, investors and their families can obtain
European citizenship in Cyprus by naturalisation.
The fast application process saves a lot of time for investors and their families, who can now get a
Cypriot passport by investment in just 3-4 months.