Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme
The Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme (IIIP) offers qualified investors and business persons from outside the European Economic Area a residence permission under “Stamp 4” conditions that can be extended to the applicant’s spouse / civil partner, children aged less than 18 years old or aged between 18 to 24 years old if unmarried / no life partner and are financially dependent on their parents (full-time student).
To qualify to IIIP, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
– Have legally acquired personal net worth of at least € 2,000,000, excluding assets owned by other individuals (for instance, spouse or children).
– Complete one of the recognized investment options by transferring the funds after the approval of his application by the Irish government Evaluation Committee:
1- Enterprise Investment: an investment of €1,000,000 in an Irish enterprise, for at least three (3) years;
2- Investment Fund: an investment of €1,000,000 in an investment fund approved and regulated by the Irish Central Bank, for at least three (3) years;
3- Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT): a €2,000,000 investment in a Irish REIT listed on the Irish Stock Market, for at least three (3) years;
4- Endowment: a minimum of €500,000 philanthropic donation to a project of public benefit to the arts, sports, health, culture or education in Ireland. An individual investor’s philanthropic donation can be lowered to €400,000 when combined with four (4) or more other investors’ philanthropic donations destined to the same qualified project.
Rich natural resources and include agriculture, mining, forestry, and fishing
As early of 1986, Mr. François Mandeville, founder and managing partner of Mandeville & Associates, has been assisting business persons to migrate through the residency-by-investment programs. Mandeville & Associates has grown into becoming a leading actor of this industry with an impeccable reputation.