Passport and Citizenship in Switzerland

Citizenship by Investment | Get a Residence Permission in Switzerland

About Switzerland:

  • Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities.
  • The country is situated in western-Central Europe, and is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east.
  • Switzerland has a stable, prosperous and high-tech economy and enjoys great wealth, being ranked as the wealthiest country in the world per capita in multiple rankings.
  • Switzerland voted against membership in the European Economic Area in a referendum in December 1992 and has since maintained and developed its relationships with the European Union (EU) and European countries through bilateral agreements.

Benefits :

  • Country famous for neutrality
  • Low Taxes
  • Safe Country
  • Multi cultural state
  • Travel visa free in Europe
  • Privacy and Freedom
  • Ideal for Retirees and Wealthy families
  • Investment or purchase of Real estate property
  • Choice of Swiss Canton, Location

How to be Considered:

  • Hold no criminal record.
  • Specifically this is an investment by residency, in which the timeline for residency which is normally 7 years, or 3 years if married is eliminated and citizenship can be immediately applied for.
  • Applicants have to be at least 18 years old
  • Family members (wife and children) can also get citizenship based on the same investment.
  • No employment or occupation in Switzerland
  • First time applicants should not have resided in Switzerland during the last 10 years.
  • Requirement of Rented or Purchased residence in Switzerland.

Investment Categories:

  1. Swiss Company Formation (For Corporates)

Any foreign applicants (non-EU), can form a company in Switzerland (in a swiss canton), with the scope of creating jobs to local citizens, thus contributing to the economic development of the country. The owner of the company are eligible for residence permit in Switzerland.

  1. Swiss Lump Sum Taxation (For Retirees)

Applicants can get residence permit in Switzerland, upon paying a `annual lump sum taxation` fee – a minimum of CHF 300’000 or more, depending on swiss canton.

By paying this flat fee, there is no need to declare worldwide income and assets.

  1. Get Swiss Passport

Foreigners with no direct blood ties to Switzerland through either birth or marriage must currently live in the country for at least 12 years before they can apply for citizenship. Years spent in the country between ages ten and 20 count double.

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