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How long does it take currently to get citizenship of Cyprus through its CBI program?

Recently I read news that the yearly cap of Cyprus citizenship has been reached and there is no availability until 2021. Is it true? If I file my application this month, when can I expect to get citizenship?

  • Vasiliou Law
    March 26, 2020

    It takes 10 to 12 months for the application to be completed. There is no official announcement to us from the ministry that we cannot submit any further applications for 2020, hence the information you have is not valid.

  • Fidescorp Chartered Accountants
    December 13, 2019

    There is no official announcement by the government of Cyprus as to whether the cap of the applications has been reached. Currently, approval times range between 8 to 12 months.

  • Costas Indianos & CO – Advocates & Legal Consultants
    December 13, 2019

    In practice, it takes about 10 months. I have not read anything official about the 2021 issue. This must be based on rumors.

    December 13, 2019

    It now takes more than ten months for the application to be approved. Therefore, if you presently file your citizenship application, this will be approved sometime in the autumn of 2020.

  • CA Advocates (Pourgoura & Aspri LLC)
    December 12, 2019

    We do not have such information. Please confirm the status of your application with your existing provider who is assisting with your citizenship application.