In this exclusive review we will talk about the design of a second citizenship in Austria. The secret lies in the fact that the usual procedure for obtaining the citizenship of the rich and prosperous countries implies an initial obtain temporary residence permit, then after a certain period of residence, domicile (permanent residence). And after several years of residence in the status of permanent residence can apply for citizenship. Few people know that the 1985 in the legislation of Austria appeared positioned to directly issue a second nationality of Austria to large investors and businessmen. Austrian citizenship and passport can be obtained on the basis of investment in Austria's economy. In order to meet the criteria for citizenship without naturalization period, then the network without the prior residence, the applicant must make an exceptional researcher, cultural or economic contribution to Austria (Paragraph 10 (6) of the Citizenship of Austria). For obvious reasons we will not consider the science and culture, for "rare bird will fly to the middle of the Dnipro." And what about the economy very interesting. Addressing the economic conditions, which were confirmed by the Austrian Government, shall meet the application for citizenship of Austria and the issuance of a passport Austria.
In accordance with the provisions of the Act Citizenship for investment, the applicant is required to invest in the active mode to the Austrian economy. Under the active mode means putting money into a joint venture or direct investment in a business that create jobs and will boost exports (export sales). It usually takes a minimum investment in the amount of 6,000,000 EURO. Passive investments in government securities or real estate can not serve as a basis for obtaining Austrian citizenship. And for that kind of money? The main and indisputable advantages of the program. Living in Austria is not required. Knowledge of German is required.