IIP Dependent family member eligibility 2020GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:09:48+00:00
The spouse of the primary application, as well as any dependent children under the age of 18 years are eligible to be included under the primary applicant’s residency application. Ireland recognizes same sex marriage, and children under the age of 24 will be eligible for residency as well, provided that they are financially dependent, unmarried and in studying full time.
Does Ireland recognize dual citizenship in 2020?GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:09:55+00:00
Yes, Ireland does recognise dual citizenship, so you won’t need to give up your citizenship to gain Irish citizenship and the related benefits.
How many Irish investor visas are granted per year?GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:10:01+00:00
As of 2020, there is no limit on the number of IIP visas that can be issued per annum.
When do I need to commit my investment funds for the IIP?GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:10:07+00:00
You will only need to commit your investment funds upon received your pre-approval letter from the Irish nationalization and Immigration Service (INIS)
Are any countries excluded from applying for the Irish Investor Program?GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:10:21+00:00
As of 2020, no countries are formally excluded from the IIP, however certain sanctioned countries may be prevented from applying for Irish investment residency.
What are the application criteria for the Irish Investor Program?GoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-06T08:10:36+00:00
Investors seeking Irish residency by investment must be able to make a minimum qualifying invest of €1 million in the IDLF. In addition, prospective investors must be of good international standing, have a clear police record in their native jurisdiction, and must be able to prove a minimum net worth of €2 million.
The Irish IIP application processGoldenVisasAdmin2020-04-10T14:32:43+00:00
Step 1: Compile and submit your application, indicating your intended investment preference. No capital needs to be committed at this stage.
Step 2: Application consideration by the Evaluation Committee.
Step 3: Receive in-principle approval and make the eligible investment.
Step 4: Provide proof of having made your investment, and have your application processed, and residency status granted.
All Irish residency by investment applications are appraised by the Ireland Immigrant Investor Program’s Evaluation Committee, with an ultimate decision being made by the Ministry for Justice and Equality.
The approval criteria include the applicant’s personal and financial profile, the viability of the proposed commercial investment or projects, as well as the probability of successful job creation, if relevant. The project’s overall positive impact on the Irish economy is generally a key consideration.
Once your pre-approval letter has been obtained, you must make the required investment within 90 days or less.