As one of the youngest EU member states, Bulgaria boasts a rich and diverse culture, temperate climate, and ideal location in Southeast Europe. Offered in accordance with the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act, the Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship includes a fast-track citizenship option. It is also one of the fastest programs to lead to residence.
Applicants choosing this option must deposit BGN 1 million (€511,292) in a Governmental Bond Portfolio for an investment period of five years with no further payment required. At the end of the five-year period, the full amount will be returned to the investor without any accrued interest. The investment is fully guaranteed by the government bonds.
Clients can leverage their capital by choosing to finance the required investment amount through a European bank.
The most appealing factor for investing in Bulgaria is 10% flat tax on business profits. Investors who have earned a Class A or B investment certificate would be qualified to acquire municipal property or private property without a tender or a competitive procedure.
The Government has announced a reduction in corporate tax for investors investing in region having high percentage of unemployment. The Bulgarian government also provide many concessions over ownership of objects that are state property such as biological and mineral resources, waterfront and many such other objects.