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Egypt Citizenship by Investment Program

Invest in your Egyptian citizenship

CitizenX is the most trusted platform to invest in citizenship in a safe and simple way. Secure an African haven and travel freely to 55 destinations worldwide with your Egypt passport.

100% online process

12 months average processing

Minimum contribution of $250,000

Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment

Egypt Citizenship by Investment Program

Invest in your Egyptian citizenship

CitizenX is the most trusted platform to invest in citizenship in a safe and simple way. Secure an African haven and travel freely to 55 destinations worldwide with your Egypt passport.

100% online process

12 months average processing

Minimum contribution of $250,000

Name: Egypt

Name: Egypt

Capital: Cairo

Capital: Cairo

Population: 110,000,000

Population: 110,000,000

Language: Arabic

Language: Arabic

Flag: 🇪🇬

Flag: 🇪🇬

Timezone: GMT+2

Timezone: GMT+2

Coordinates: 30°2′N 31°13′E

Coordinates: 30°2′N 31°13′E

Currency: Egyptian pound (LE/E£/£E)

Currency: Egyptian pound (LE/E£/£E)

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Egypt Passport Index Ranking

Egypt is a solid second passport option, ranked 74th in the 2024 CitizenX Passport Power Rank.

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Egypt Passport Index Ranking

Egypt is a solid second passport option, ranked 74th in the 2024 CitizenX Passport Power Rank.

74

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Egypt Passport Index Ranking

Egypt is a solid second passport option, ranked 74th in the 2024 CitizenX Passport Power Rank.

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Visa-free travel destinations

Travel with no visa or receive a visa on arrival (VOA) or electronic travel authority (ETA).

55

Visa-free travel destinations

Travel with no visa or receive a visa on arrival (VOA) or electronic travel authority (ETA).

55

Visa-free travel destinations

Travel with no visa or receive a visa on arrival (VOA) or electronic travel authority (ETA).

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West Africa reach

Enhance your mobility options with access to West African destinations like Jordan or Nigeria

63%

West Africa reach

Enhance your mobility options with access to West African destinations like Jordan or Nigeria

63%

West Africa reach

Enhance your mobility options with access to West African destinations like Jordan or Nigeria

Take your legacy to new frontiers with one of Africa's most valuable passports.

Egyptian citizens can travel freely to 55 destinations, including Nigeria, Jordan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Egypt — placing you at the crossroads of Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

Egypt is the only citizenship by investment country with visa-on-arrival access to Nigeria and one of the few with investor visa access to the USA.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship investment
Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship investment

The only African citizenship by investment country with an investor visa in the USA.

Access previously unimaginable opportunities in the USA for you and your family.

The US E-2 agreement is essentially limited to citizens of Western countries, making Egyptian nationality a great opportunity for non-Western passport holders to get a non-immigrant visa in the United States of America.

Access previously unimaginable opportunities in the USA for you and your family.

The US E-2 agreement is essentially limited to citizens of Western countries, making Egyptian nationality a great opportunity for non-Western passport holders to get a non-immigrant visa in the United States of America.

Dual citizenship for you and your family. No residency requirements.

You can become an Egyptian citizen remotely from anywhere in the world, with no presence requirements at all, while keeping your current passport – as Egypt allows dual citizenship.

Include family members in your application and enjoy the full benefits of citizenship for life with your new asset that can be passed on to future generations.

You can become an Egyptian citizen remotely from anywhere in the world, with no presence requirements at all, while keeping your current passport – as Egypt allows dual citizenship.

Include family members in your application and enjoy the full benefits of citizenship for life with your new asset that can be passed on to future generations.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis dual citizenship
Saint Kitts and Nevis dual citizenship

A Mediterranean haven with a rich heritage and tradition.

Egypt combines security and modernity with a rich cultural heritage and tradition.

Egypt's citizenship program offers a safe alternative amid socio-political uncertainty in the region, arising as an attractive option to applicants from nearby countries.

Egypt combines security and modernity with a rich cultural heritage and tradition.

Egypt's citizenship program offers a safe alternative amid socio-political uncertainty in the region, arising as an attractive option to applicants from nearby countries.

A safe and strategic base for your businesses.

Egypt offers 9 free zones where you can incorporate a business and pay 0% corporate income tax.

As a member of the African Continental Free Trade Area and the World Trade Organization, Egypt emerges as a strategic transport and trade hub between Africa, Europe, Asia, India, and the Middle East.

Egypt offers 9 free zones where you can incorporate a business and pay 0% corporate income tax.

As a member of the African Continental Free Trade Area and the World Trade Organization, Egypt emerges as a strategic transport and trade hub between Africa, Europe, Asia, India, and the Middle East.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis citizen of the Commowealth
Saint Kitts and Nevis citizen of the Commowealth

Requirements and eligibility to get an Egyptian Passport with the CBI program.

Being > 18 years old.

Being > 18 years old.

Being in good health.

Being in good health.

Having a 100% clean criminal record.

Having a 100% clean criminal record.

Proving a legal source of income.

Proving a legal source of income.

Having a valid, current passport. No restrictions on nationality.

Having a valid, current passport. No restrictions on nationality.

As the main applicant, you can include dependents in your citizenship application:

As the main applicant, you can include dependents in your citizenship application:

Minor children who are < 21 years old obtain citizenship at the same time as the main applicant.

Minor children who are < 21 years old obtain citizenship at the same time as the main applicant.

Spouses can apply for a passport 2 years after the main applicant.

Spouses can apply for a passport 2 years after the main applicant.

Having a valid, current passport. No restrictions on nationality.

4 Investment Options for Foreign Investors to Get Egyptian Citizenship.

All foreign investments must be in US dollars and transferred from abroad, so exchange rates will not affect the minimum investment amounts.

All foreign investments must be in US dollars and transferred from abroad, so exchange rates will not affect the minimum investment amounts.

Donation
A non-refundable contribution of $250,000 USD to the state’s public treasury, made through a special account of the Citizenship by Investment Unit at the Central Bank of Egypt.

Donation
A non-refundable contribution of $250,000 USD to the state’s public treasury, made through a special account of the Citizenship by Investment Unit at the Central Bank of Egypt.

Real estate investment

A minimum investment of $300,000 USD in real estate from projects owned by the Egyptian government. One or more properties or land may be acquired, and projects may be under construction or already completed. held for at least 5 years.

Real estate investment

A minimum investment of $300,000 USD in real estate from projects owned by the Egyptian government. One or more properties or land may be acquired, and projects may be under construction or already completed. held for at least 5 years.

Investment project

A minimum investment of $350,000 USD in a new company or an existing local business, plus a $100,000 USD donation to the state’s treasury. The investment project must be maintained for at least 5 years.

Investment project

A minimum investment of $350,000 USD in a new company or an existing local business, plus a $100,000 USD donation to the state’s treasury. The investment project must be maintained for at least 5 years.

Bank deposit

A $500,000 USD deposit in a zero-interest bank account at the Central Bank of Egypt, which you can withdraw in the local currency after 3 years.

Bank deposit

A $500,000 USD deposit in a zero-interest bank account at the Central Bank of Egypt, which you can withdraw in the local currency after 3 years.

Step-by-Step Application Process to Get Egypt Citizenship by Investment.

1

Gather the required documents and pay the government fees and due diligence fees. You will need your current passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate (if applicable), police clearance, proof of source of funds, bank statements, and reference letters, among others.

Gather the required documents and pay the government fees and due diligence fees. You will need your current passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate (if applicable), police clearance, proof of source of funds, bank statements, and reference letters, among others.

2

After the initial due diligence checks, you will choose an investment route.

After the initial due diligence checks, you will choose an investment route.

3

Submit the completed application forms and supporting documents to the government committee.

Submit the completed application forms and supporting documents to the government committee.

4

Get the final security clearance and confirmation of eligibility from the Egyptian government to receive citizenship approval.

Get the final security clearance and confirmation of eligibility from the Egyptian government to receive citizenship approval.

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Following the fulfillment of the investment, you (and your included family members) will receive your Egyptian citizenship and passport.

Following the fulfillment of the investment, you (and your included family members) will receive your Egyptian citizenship and passport.

Egypt Passport Renewal.

Egyptian passports are valid for 7 years for Egyptian nationals who obtained citizenship by investment.

To renew your Egyptian passport, you must appear in person at the consulate with your original Egyptian passport, 3 recent passport photos, and your Egyptian National ID or biometric birth certificate.

Males must provide an original certificate of military service status if not stated on the current passport. Females must provide original proof of marital status if it has changed and is not reflected on the current passport or National ID.

The renewal fee is 255 GBP if applying in the UK, or 615 AUD if applying in Australia. Fees are paid in cash or by postal order.

Processing time is approximately 8 weeks in the UK or 3 months in Australia after submitting a fully completed application with all required documents.

If the passport has been expired for more than 5 years, approval from Egypt is required before lodging the renewal application.

The renewal process and required documents are generally similar regardless of the country of application, but fees and processing times vary by location. You should check the specific requirements of their nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate.

Egyptian passports are valid for 7 years for Egyptian nationals who obtained citizenship by investment.

To renew your Egyptian passport, you must appear in person at the consulate with your original Egyptian passport, 3 recent passport photos, and your Egyptian National ID or biometric birth certificate.

Males must provide an original certificate of military service status if not stated on the current passport. Females must provide original proof of marital status if it has changed and is not reflected on the current passport or National ID.

The renewal fee is 255 GBP if applying in the UK, or 615 AUD if applying in Australia. Fees are paid in cash or by postal order.

Processing time is approximately 8 weeks in the UK or 3 months in Australia after submitting a fully completed application with all required documents.

If the passport has been expired for more than 5 years, approval from Egypt is required before lodging the renewal application.

The renewal process and required documents are generally similar regardless of the country of application, but fees and processing times vary by location. You should check the specific requirements of their nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate.

Pros and Cons of Getting Egypt Citizenship By Investment.

Benefits

Drawbacks and risks

You might be able to recover a part of your investment after 5 years by selling the business, closing the bank deposit, or selling the real estate.

High cost compared to other citizenship by investment programs, with a minimum $250,000 non-refundable contribution required.

Tax benefits, with 9 free zones where businesses pay no corporate income tax to attract investors.

Egyptian passport holders require visas for 114 countries, so only provides significant travel benefits within Africa.

A straightforward process that can be done in 9 to 12 months remotely from anywhere in the world, with no history or language proficiency examination.

Primarily a niche program for those specifically wanting to invest in Egypt or gain a foothold in the Middle East/Africa.

Citizenship is inheritable for future generations, and Egyptian citizens get free healthcare and education at all levels.

Egypt has some economic instability and currency issues that may concern investors.

Access to the the USA with the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa as an Egyptian citizen, as well as Nigeria with visa-on-arrival.

If you are a male in military age, you should avoid this program to avoid conscription to the Egyptian military.

Egypt CBI vs Caribbean CBI programs.

Caribbean citizenship by investment programs such as St. Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, or Dominica, are more established second citizenship options than Egypt's newer program.

Caribbean citizenship by investment programs such as St. Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, or Dominica, are more established second citizenship options than Egypt's newer program.

Caribbean CBIs

Egypt CBI

Cost

Lower thresholds:

$100K-$200K for donations or $200K-$400K for real estate.

Slightly higher investment requirements.

Benefits

Strong passport benefits: visa-free access to 140+ countries, including the UK, EU Schengen area. Unique U.S. E-2 visa path via Grenada.

Weaker passport with less global mobility.

Processing

Streamlined processes taking 3-6 months, with Dominica known for being the fastest.

Longer processing times, with the entire process taking 9 to 12 months on average.

Reputation

Enhanced due diligence and program integrity, adhering to international standards.

Less transparent program.

Restrictions

Restrictions for applicants from countries like Russia, Belarus, Iran, North Korea.

No official ban on any nationalities.

Become a citizen of Egypt.

The legal basis for this program is contained in Egypt's Parliament Law No. 190 of 2019.

Become a citizen of Egypt.

The legal basis for this program is contained in Egypt's Parliament Law No. 190 of 2019.

Become a citizen of Egypt.

The legal basis for this program is contained in Egypt's Parliament Law No. 190 of 2019.

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The Network State Company AG
CHE-385.997.597


Bahnhofstrasse 20
6300 Zug, Switzerland

CitizenX is a technology service providing legal information and access to self-service tools. We are not a law firm and do not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. If you have unique considerations, please talk with a lawyer in your jurisdiction before proceeding.

The Network State Company AG
CHE-385.997.597


Bahnhofstrasse 20
6300 Zug, Switzerland

CitizenX is a technology service providing legal information and access to self-service tools. We are not a law firm and do not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. If you have unique considerations, please talk with a lawyer in your jurisdiction before proceeding.