North Macedonia

North Macedonia

North Macedonia citizenship by investment program offers investors a pathway to direct citizenship. Eligible investors and their dependents are able to obtain a North Macedonian passport within 6 months from the time of application.

North Macedonia is not yet a full member of the EU. Although, it is a candidate country for accession to the EU and has strong backing from the EU members. It is already a NATO member country effective March 2020.

Kale Fortress is a historic fortress located in the old town in Skopje, Macedonia

Overview

North Macedonia has launched a new citizenship by investment program where investors can obtain a North Macedonian passport by contributing to an approved government fund.

Bear in mind that this is a contribution or a donation. Investors do not get any financials returns from this investment.

The program is open to a limited quota of 1,000 applicants.

There is no minimum stay or language requirements and the passport can be obtained within 6 months from the time of the application.

Donation

EUR 200,000

plus
legal fees

Processing Time

6 months

Key benefit

- Potential access to the EU upon North Macedonia’s accession

- No language test or residency requirements

Requirements of the Citizenship by Investment Program

  • Hold a valid passport
  • Provide KYC documents and proof of funds.
  • Make the required contribution to be among the 1,000 applicants
  • No criminal records or police clearance certificate for all adult applicants

 Benefits of the Citizenship by Investment Program

  • Right to live, work and study in North Macedonia.
  • Visa-free travel within EU Schengen area for up to 90 days. Visa free access to 120+ countries around the world.
  • E-2 treaty between US and North Macedonia allows citizens of North Macedonia to run a business in the US and reside in US
  • Imminent access to the EU in a few years. Ability to live, work & study in any EU member state once North Macedonia becomes full member.
  • One of the lowest personal and corporate tax rate of around 10%
  • No tax on non-resident
  • No language test or residency requirement before obtaining passport
  • Ability to include spouse and dependent children under the age of 18