First Citizenship Case Approved

Moldova has approved and granted first citizenship for investment.


The grant of citizenship is published in the official gazette in March 2019. The names of persons who obtained citizenship for investments will not be published in the official gazette


Citizenship decree


Moldova is set to grant 5,000 citizenships to main investors excluding family members under MCBI. The limit applies to main applications through the investment scheme. The CBI funds collected will be invested in infrastructure, education and other strategic projects of the Republic of Moldova


Citizenship can be acquired in exchange for investments under the following three options


  • Donation – EUR 100,000
  • Real estate – EUR 250,000
  • Government securities/bonds: EUR 250,000


The processing time is 3-5 months from the date of application.