- Ireland Country profile
- Benefits of the program
- Investment requirements
- Visa-free and visa-on-arrival country list
About the program
The Ireland Immigration by Investment program allows experienced businesspeople with an innovative business plan to obtain long-term residence in Ireland.
To be eligible, your business plan must be defined as a ‘High Potential Start-up’. To understand the requirements in more detail, please contact us on our website.
Permanent Resident Status
By becoming an Irish resident, you and your family enjoy European Residency status for life.
Pathway to citizenship
Ireland is a gateway to the EU and provides the opportunity to retain EU citizenship, if an individual acquires an Irish passport. Ireland is also a common law jurisdiction, similar to the UK legal system.
Health & Education
You will have the same rights to education as the Irish citizens and access to a world-class healthcare system.
Additionally, Ireland signed comprehensive tax treaties with 72 countries, including the US and all EU member states and has a low corporate tax rate of 12.5%.
Dual Residency permitted
There is no need to renounce your current residency(ies), thus benefiting from all residencies.
Main applicant requirements
- 18+ years of age
- Good health
- No criminal record
- Successfully pass due diligence checks
- Confirmed investment sources
- Spouse of the main applicant
- Children (biological or adopted) under 26 years of age
- Dependant parents
*Parents and children older than 18 must be dependent on the main applicant.
The expected timeframe for the application process is 6 months. The first stage of the document collection can differ in length depending on the applicant’s ability to gather the documents. Our team guides this process with samples and best practice advice.
The reviewal stage is subject to the respective Government schedule and can be impacted by factors which we, as authorised agents have no control over. Savory and Partners collaborates with the Government throughout the entire process, and we aim to provide the quickest and smoothest experience for the applicant.
Read about the process steps in detail here.
Q: Can I include my family when applying for Ireland Immigration Program?
Yes, you can include qualified members of your family in the application or add them after you have obtained your citizenship for an additional fee. A qualified family member can be a child not older than 25 years, a spouse, and parents and in-laws older than 50 which are financially dependent on the main applicant.
Q: Are there any interviews, language tests, or work experience requirements when applying for Ireland Immigration Program?
The Government of Vanuatu does not require you to pass any interviews, language tests or have previous work experience to be able to apply for this program.
Q: Do I need to visit Vanuatu before obtaining my citizenship?
You are not required to visit Vanuatu before or after obtaining your citizenship, you are, however, welcome to visit and explore the country.
Q: Does Vanuatu provide a biometric (ePassport) passport?
Yes, the passport of Vanuatu is now a biometric passport, also known as an ePassport.
Q: How many pages does the Vanuatu passport have?
The new biometric passport of Vanuatu has 32 pages.