Chetcuti Cauchi becomes an Accredited Agent for Moldova Citizenship by Investment

Applications for Investors Now Open

Dr. Jean-Philippe Chetcuti | 22 Feb 2019

Accredited Agent Moldova Citizenship by Investment

The Moldova Public Services Agency is now accepting applications for the Moldova Citizenship by Investment Programme by investors represented by an approved Accredited Agent. In 2019, Chetcuti Cauchi has been approved by the Moldovan government as an Accredited Agent and holds licence AA/06/2019.


The Moldova Citizenship by Investment Programme

The citizenship programme of Moldova was launched in 2018 and enables investors to obtain the citizenship of Moldova in exchange of an investment in the country in the form of a non-refundable contribution to the Public Investment Fund. Applicants and their family members will be subject to a rigorous due diligence process before being able to acquire Moldovan citizenship.

Who can apply for the Moldova Citizenship by Investment?

In order to apply, the main applicant must be over the age of 18, possess a clean criminal record from the country of residency and all countries of citizenship. In addition, the applicant must provide evidence of clean source of wealth and funds. In one application, the main applicant is also entitled to include his/her spouse, minor children, adult children up to the age of 29 and parents of the main applicant and the spouse over the age of 55.

The Moldova Citizenship by Investment Programme: Why you should apply?

Acquiring Moldovan citizenship gives the applicant and his/her family numerous benefits including the right to travel without requiring a visa to 122 countries including the Schengen Area, Russia & Turkey. In addition, one can reside in the Schengen Area for three months in every six months. Moldova also allows dual nationality, thus allowing the applicant to hold his/her original citizenship as well as the Moldovan citizenship. 
The process to acquire Moldovan citizenship is quite straightforward with the application process taking only 90 days without having the obligation to pass any language tests or to visit or reside in Moldova. For those wishing to travel to Moldova, the country provides a continental climate, a world class wine industry having the worlds largest wine cellar, and picturesque terrain. Moreover, Moldova has entered into an association agreement with the EU and is aiming to become a candidate country for European Union membership.

The Process of Applying for the Moldova Citizenship by Investment Programme?

Acquiring Moldovan citizenship requires the applicant to submit an application and all the required supporting documents through an approved Accredited Agent. Applicants are required to pass a strict due diligence test before being approved. 
Applicants are required to pay government processing fees, due diligence fees, post-approval fees and make a contribution to the Public Investment Fund:

  • €100,000 for a Single applicant

  • €115,000 for a family of two

  • €145,000 for up to four members of the family

  • €155,000 for a family of five or more

Why Work with Us

Our Citizenship lawyers are specialised in advising you further on obtaining a second passport through the citizenship by investment route in Moldova. As an approved Accredited Agent in Moldova, our lawyers will guide you through the application process and other related matters in the country. 



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