Citizenship by naturalisation
Has resided in Moldova lawfully and habitually for the last ten years; has been married to a citizen of Moldova for at least three years; or has resided lawfully and habitually for three years with parents or children (including adoptive) who are citizens of Moldova.
To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant must be over 18 years of age, meet the application requirements, and make the primary qualifying contribution:
A minimum non-refundable contribution to the Public Investment Fund:
· EUR 100,000 for a single applicant
· EUR 115,000 for a couple
· EUR 145,000 for a family of four
· EUR 155,000 for family of five or more
Post-approval government service provider fees of EUR 35,000 per application.
This regime will benefit foreign citizens who will invest in the Public Investment Fund (PIF) at least EUR 100,000 for a single applicant, EUR 115,000 for a couple, EUR 145,000 for a family of four or EUR 155,000 for a family of five or more. In addition, applicants must have a positive economic and financial reputation and not participate in any schemes for money laundering. The timeframe for the examination of the application will be 30 days according to the government. The total period until the applicant holds his new passport and officially recognized the Moldovan citizenship is estimated to be 90 days.
Moldova offers one of the lowest priced passport investment options in Europe through its Citizenship by Investment programme (MCBI). Launched on 5th November 2018 the east-European country now offers citizenship through donation and La vida is pleased to be able to offer this programme to our clients.
Investing in a government fund €100,000 — a minimum non-refundable contribution
In addition, applicants are required to pay government fees of EUR 5,000 for the main applicant, EUR 2,500 for a spouse, EUR 1,000 for a child aged 0 to 15 years, EUR 2,500 for a dependent child aged 16 to 29 years, and EUR 5,000 for a dependent parent — of the main applicant or of the spouse — who is 55 years of age or older