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Austria

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About
Austria

Austria is one of the most attractive countries in the world to live in. Offering an ideal combination of economic stability, a clean and safe environment and excellent infrastructure makes the country an outstanding place of residence. For persons of independent means as well as those who can qualify under the ‘key manager’ category, Austria offers the opportunity to become resident in an EU and Europe’s Schengen Area member country with minimal bureaucratic requirements.

Capital

Vienna

Time To Citizenship

36 to 48 Months

Total Area

83,879 sq km

Population

8,902,600

Currency

Euro

Exchange Rate

1 USD = 0.92 EUR

About The Program

Austria is one of the most attractive countries in the world to live in. Offering an ideal combination of economic stability, a clean and safe environment and excellent infrastructure makes the country an outstanding place of residence. For persons of independent means as well as those who can qualify under the ‘key manager’ category, Austria offers the opportunity to become resident in an EU and Europe’s Schengen Area member country with minimal bureaucratic requirements.

  • Austrian residency gives you visa-free access to the 26 Schengen countries, 22 of which are in the EU
  • You aren’t required to stay in Austria for any minimum amount of time
  • As long as your ¢8m businesses investments have been maintained and made a significant contribution to the Austrian economy, then you will be elgible for citizenship within a possible 3-5 time frame at the discretion of the Austrian Government
  • There is no prior residency required for the citizenship by investment option
  • Citizenship is strictly confidential
  • The Austrian Passport is one of the top 5 strongest in the world according to a variety of factors including livability, visafree travel and so fourth

For citizens of countries that are not a member of the EU, EEA, or are non-Swiss nationals, entrance to Austria requires an entry visa. If your intended stay is longer than 6 months, a residency visa is required.

200.000
  1. The legal set-up of an InvestCo will take 2 to 3 weeks, depending on the speed of KYC vetting. The company can become operational within 1 to 3 months
  2. After set-up, we will be able to commence the first investment projects immediately with a suggested budget of ¢2-3m Euro Business Angel Investment into identified growing sectors in Austria and the aim over a 3 year period is to have invested ¢8m Euro’s or more
  3. After 18 months we should have first tangible project outcomes and references, and can then start your application process
  4. In parallel, we will continue with new projects to create significant merit and your contribution to the Austrian State
  5. Your application and all supporting documents will be lodged with the competent Magistrate for Foreigners (MA35)
  6. Once completed, authorities of the Republic (such as ministries, government agencies, technology incubators, etc.) will be asked to review the merit of your investments and make a recommendation
  7. These recommendations are then bundled and submitted to the competent government department for approval of your citizenship
  8. Although no guarantee can be given concerning timings, we hope to complete the Citizenship process within 36-48 months, as long as the investment and contribution conditions have been satisified

ASIA
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AFRICA
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CARIBBEAN
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AMERICAS
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MIDDLE EAST
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