Application Process

Below is an example of the application process for a Citizenship by Investment Program using the real estate option. 

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Atlas Citizenship will guide you through the residency or citizenship application process every step of the way from handling your documentation to attestations to government approvals.

We’re also there to give you practical assistance once the residency and or citizenship application process is complete.  Here is a step by step overview to help you understand the typical application process better.  Please note times vary from country to country.  More detailed timeframes can be found on the individual Program pages here.

Step 1

Step 1

Step 1

Consultation

Atlas Citizenship provides free consultation to help you decide which citizenship or residency option is right for you based on family, budget, location, tax and travel considerations.

Pre Screening

We will screen your passport copy for government pre-approval.  This usually takes 48 hours.  Regardless of the outcome, your information will not be shared.  Funds for professional fees are requested only once pre-approval has been given.

Step 2

Step 2

Step 2

Step 3

Step 3

Step 3

Documentation

A deposit for professional fees is expected before we begin your application process.  Atlas Citizenship will assist you with the required documentation and any necessary translations and/or attestations.  We’ve helped clients with the impossible.  Gathering documentation can take anywhere from 2 -4 weeks.  It all depends on you.  For insights into the typical documentation needed, click here.

Deposit

Your application and due diligence fees are submitted to the Government to which you are applying for citizenship and or residency.  If you have chosen a real estate option, this would also be the time where a refundable deposit is paid on a property.  With EU Residency programs, the real estate is…..

Step 4

Step 4

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Step 5

Step 5

Step 5

Government Approval

A due diligence and full background check is issued to the Government to which you are applying.  They will issue a decision and inform Atlas Citizenship of the outcome.  This can take 1-2 months typically, sometimes shorter.

If approval is given, the applicant will make a government donation or pay the remainder of the purchase balance on the real estate, depending on which option was chosen, along with payment of the government fees.

Payment & Passport

You will receive a certificate of citizenship and passport or confirmation of residency once the balance of professional fees has been transferred.

Timelines may vary.

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Step 6

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