Egypt

Citizenship by Investment Program

Program Overview

A new citizenship law was introduced by the Egyptian government in March 2020, initially set up in 2019. This law provides an avenue for foreign investors to secure citizenship through specific financial contributions. The government has instituted a special unit dedicated to the oversight of this program, which is tailor-made to attract foreign direct investment from across the globe.

Program Details

Time To Citizenship
6-9 months
Visa Free Travel
54 countries
Passport Rank
87th In the world
Minimum Investment
$250,000 USD
E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Eligibility
Citizenship Program Established in 2019

Country Overview

Egypt is a transcontinental country located mainly in Northeast Africa, with a significant portion extending into Southwest Asia. It’s home to an array of environments, from the vast, mystical Sahara desert to the life-giving Nile River Valley, and it boasts beautiful beaches along the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.
Often referred to as the “Cradle of Civilization,” Egypt has been the recipient of numerous international travel accolades for its rich history and cultural heritage.
Egypt is a captivating country known for its iconic pyramids, ancient temples, bustling markets, traditional cuisines, and welcoming people. Its many attractions range from the awe-inspiring Great Sphinx of Giza to the vibrant underwater ecosystems of the Red Sea.
Capital
Cairo
Population
104 million
Language
Arabic
Currency
Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Exchange Rate
1 USD = 30.95 EGP
Government Type
Presidential Republic and Unitary State

Investment Options

1. Donation:

A non-returnable financial contribution of $250,000 USD to the Citizenship by Investment Unit’s account held at the Central Bank of Egypt.

2. Real Estate Investment:

An investment of at least $500,000 USD in real estate from projects owned by the government. The investment can be spread across multiple properties or plots of land, and the projects can be either under construction or completed. After a five-year period, the invested properties can be sold.

3. Business Investment Projects:

An investment of $400,000 USD or more in a newly established or existing local business, with foreign ownership comprising at least 40% of the project.

4. Banking Deposit:

A deposit of $750,000 USD, which is returnable after five years in the local currency but without any accrued interest.

5. Banking Deposit:

A deposit of $1,000,000 USD, refundable in local currency after a three-year term, without interest.

Visa Free Countries

54 Countries

* Visa on arrival
**eTA

Americas

Bolivia *
Ecuador
Nicaragua

Asia

Cambodia *
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Indonesia*
Laos *
Macao (SAR China) *
Malaysia
Maldives *
Timor-Leste *

Oceania

Cook Islands
Fiji
Micronesia
Niue
Palau Islands *
Samoa *
Tuvalu *

Africa

Benin
Burkina Faso *
Burundi *
Cape Verde Islands *
Comoro Islands *
Djibouti *
Ethiopia*
Ghana *
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau *
Madagascar *
Mauritania *
Mauritius
Mozambique *
Nigeria *
Rwanda
Senegal
Seychelles *
Somalia *
Tanzania
The Gambia
Togo *
Zimbabwe *

Caribbean

Barbados
Dominica
Haiti
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Middle East

Iran *
Jordan *
Lebanon *
Oman
Yemen

E-visa

Sri Lanka
*The list of countries is subject to variations depending on each government’s policy and so is access to this countries.

Organizations

Founding member of the Arab League in 1945
Member of the United Nations since 1945
Member of the African Union since 1963
Member of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 1969
Member of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) since 1997
Member of the World Trade Organization since its inception in 1995

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