What are the process steps to apply for Irish Residency By Investment?InvestorVisasIrelandAdmin2020-10-20T07:07:42+00:00
Once you’ve identified a suitable investment option, the application process comprises the following 6 steps:
STEP 1: Submit your application to ISD without making the investment.
STEP 2: Obtain approval from the ISD’s Evaluation Committee.
STEP 3: Receive an approval letter and make the eligible investment within 3 months (90 days).
STEP 4: Submit evidence of the investment to the Irish immigration ministry
STEP 5: The Irish immigration ministry issues an approval letter which the applicant can use to register their residence permission.
STEP 6: Commence the process of meeting the Irish residency requirements to qualify for and obtain Irish citizenship and a passport through eventual naturalization (as of 2020, there is no fast track program for obtaining Irish citizenship by investment).
How long does it take to apply for the Irish Immigrant Investor Program?InvestorVisasIrelandAdmin2020-10-20T07:05:12+00:00
While many promotors claim that the Ireland investment residency process can be completed in around 4 to 6 months, this is simply not realistic. As of November 2020, the application process typically takes between 9 to 12 months, depending on the applicant’s availability to engage with the process in a timely manner.
Which countries’ nationals are eligible to apply for the Irish IIP?InvestorVisasIrelandAdmin2020-10-20T07:04:16+00:00
As of November 2020, the Ireland Immigrant Investor Program is open to non-EEA nationals able to meet the program requirements, however citizens of certain countries subjected to international sanctions may not apply.