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Сitizenship in the EU countries

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Feod Group provides a full range of services for immigration and citizenship in EU countries.
Our team consists of European lawyers and advocates with experience since 1992.
Offices in Europe, USA and Ukraine.

An EU citizen’s passport opens up broad prospectives and will never lose its significance. Obtaining citizenship in one of the 28 EU countries is difficult and also time-consuming task, however, we will be happy to help you thoughout this process.

EU Citizenship Benefits

√ Freedom of movement

Visa-free travel with an EU passport provides you with access to more than 150 countries in the world. Also, citizens of EU countries have the opportunity to legally live in one country, and work in another.

√ High standard of living and stability

It is well known that most European countries have stable indicators of economic development, which affects the high level of available social benefits for citizens of these countries.

√ Future for children

Education in European schools and universities has always been and remains at a high level, and diplomas of European universities are considered prestigious and recognized throughout the world. And having a passport of an EU citizen, education in some schools, colleges and universities will be absolutely free of charge.

√ Economic opportunities

An EU passport expands your economic opportunities and allows you to conduct business in favorable conditions. Like any other citizen of the European Union, you can freely buy and sell real estate, open accounts in any European banks, take loans and sign mortgages at competitive interest rates.

√ Social Security

By becoming an EU citizen you are entitled to a European pension, unemployment benefit or disability payments.

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Ways to obtain EU citizenship

Ways to obtain EU citizenship:

  1. 1. Citizenship at birth or by birth (jus sanguinis or “blood right”)
  2. 2. By birth in the territory of the country (jus soli or “land right”)
  3. 3. Obtaining EU citizenship through permanent residence in the country – Naturalization
  4. 4. EU citizenship through investment immigration.

The advantage of Feod Group is the solution of obtaining citizenship in a country of the European Union with an integrated approach to immigration and tax planning.

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Obtaining EU citizenship at birth

Today, certain information is circulated on the Internet that a woman who has given birth to a child in the EU, her newborn child will automatically receive citizenship. However, this information is incorrect.

No country in the EU provides automatic and unconditional citizenship to children born by foreign nationals on their territory.

But there are certain simplifications for providing a child born in the EU with EU citizenship:

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Obtaining EU citizenship by naturalization

Naturalization is the legal process of obtaining a country’s citizenship based on the applicant’s voluntary desire.

The reasons for naturalization may be:

There is a standard procedure for obtaining citizenship in the EU. To do this, you need to go through three stages:

  1. 1. Obtaining a residence permit
  2. 2. Registration of permanent residence
  3. 3. Citizenship

In total, the process of citizenship obtainance takes from 5 to 12 years.

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General key conditions for the naturalization procedure in EU countries:

Living in the territory of this state legally for a certain period (as a rule, this period is at least several years – starting from 3 or more). In some cases, this period may be shortened.

An applicant for citizenship of an EU country needs to have a good knowledge of the state language, as well as the culture, history and customs of the state (the so-called “Citizenship Test”). Exemption from this obligation is possible in the certain circumstances:

Country Minimum period of stay for Naturalization  Citizenship Test

(knowledge of Constitution, history and culture of the Country)

Double Citizenship
Belgium 5 years +
Great Britain 5 years + +
Cyprus 5 years +
Check Republic 5 years
France 5 years + +
Malta 5 years +
Netherland  5 years +
Portugal 6 years +
Greece 7 years + +
Germany 8 years +
Austria 10 years +
Denmark 10 years +
Italy 10 years +
Spain 10 years +
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EU citizenship through investment immigration

Such jurisdictions as Cyprus, Malta and Montenegro in their legislation have special programs for investors – offering wealthy foreigners the service of accelerated citizenship (from 6 months of stay).

 

MALTA CYPRUS  MONTENEGRO 
Investment amount: from 150,000 € from 2 mln € from 250,000 €
Government fees and donations: 650,000 €

+ 25,000-50,000 €

150,000 €

+7,000 €

100,000 €

+10,000-15,000 €

Application quotes: 1,800 per year 700 per year 2,000 per year
Family members: Spouses, children aged under 27, parents Spouses, children aged under 28, parents Spouses, children aged under 26, parents
Visa free entrances: 182 countries 171 countries 125 countries
Citizenship obtain term: 12 months 6 months 6 months
Double citizenship: yes yes yes
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Why do Clients choose Feod Group:

Feod Group has been providing a wide range of legal, business and immigration services since 1992 in Europe, the USA and other countries of the world.

Due to the presence of offices in Ukraine and Europe, we provide a fast professional service for the benefit and comfort of the Client.

The company includes Western lawyers, experts in various fields of law and jurisdictions of the countries around the world.

We provide our clients with related services connected with relocation and integration into foreign countries, legal property services, investment services, selection and enrollment of children in schools.

For the initial analysis of your request, Feod Group recommends having a professional consultation with Western immigration lawyers, where you will receive detailed information on the procedure for obtaining EU citizenship in accordance with the immigration law of the country of your interest.

To arrange a meeting, call us at:

+38 044 383 90 30

+38 050 393 90 30 (Viber / WhatsApp)

Our e-mail: info@feodgroup.com

We will be happy to be of service to you!

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