What is the Immigrant Investor Programme Ireland (IIP)?
The program, allows eligible candidates to obtain Irish residency status.
Immigrant Investor Programme Options
Eligible projects include those in the fields of art, education, health, culture and sports. A philanthropic contribution with no return, no financial return will be rewarded.
Invest in either one Irish enterprise or divide the investment over several enterprises and create employment. The investment must help with creation of jobs.
Invest in equity stakes in companies not quoted on any stock exchange. Fund and fund managers must be regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
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We have already secured Investor Visas for high-profile clients.
California-based businesswoman Nicole Shanahan invests €500,000 in an endowment option.
Speaking of the investment into Ireland, Ms Shanahan said she aligns with “culture and leadership that are refreshingly progressive in a way that is compatible with my own values.
I am someone that believes in science and service to the community through work and charity.
I’m very much attracted to the rising thought leadership in Ireland, especially as it relates to social policy, education and the environment”.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of the Immigrant Investor Programme?
Key benefits of investing in Ireland include:
- Irish citizenship through investment after five years’ residency
- Recognition of dual nationality visa-free for 172 countries
- A free, high-quality medical and health system
- Free primary and secondary education for children
- No management experience required
- No barriers regarding age, education or language (applicants must be over 18 years)
- A requirement to visit Ireland on only one day each year
Is there a limit on applications for the Investor Visa Programme
No. Applications can be submitted at any time.
What can I do if my application is rejected?
A rejection of an IIP application is final and there is no process for appeal. You will receive a letter outlining the reasons for your rejection.
You are free to make a new application at a later date.
What countries are investing in Ireland?
Ireland is increasingly becoming one of the best places in the world to do business. It is no surprise that we are considered one of the top three countries for investment. Countries including China, the US, United Arab Emirates, Brazil and India are among the biggest investors in Ireland.
Will My Family And I Obtain Citizenship Via The Investor Visa Programme?
Successful investor visa applicant and their families can apply for Irish citizenship after 5 years, if the eligibility for Irish citizenship has been met. Since 2019, you must be able to demonstrate that you have been in continual residency (without breaks) in Ireland the year before application for citizenship.
Does Ireland Allow Dual Citizenship?
Yes, Ireland allows dual citizenship, so if you apply for your Irish passport after five years residency, you can also retain your original citizenship.
What about taxes?
The Irish tax system is based on residence, so there is no tax on worldwide income for nonresidents (if you decide you don’t want to live in Ireland during your residence). However, you will be taxed on Irish-sourced income, including the income from your investments, as well as income remitted to Ireland. That said, the corporate tax rate is only 12.5%.
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