Serbian Citizenship by Investment

Where is Serbia?

Serbia is small nation located in Western Europe. The nation shares land borders with 8 countries: Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Montenegro.

Am I allowed to apply for Serbian citizenship with my family?

Yes, you may apply for citizenship with your wife or husband, dependent children, and dependent parents. Fees for family members vary according to the number of family members included in a citizenship application.

Am I required to visit Serbia as part of the application process? 

Yes. The application and accompanying documents need to be submitted in person.

Am I required to renounce my present citizenship and surrender my current passport? 

No, Serbia allows dual citizenship, and you thus do not need to renounce any other citizenship or passport.

How long before I receive Serbian citizenship?

Your application for Citizenship by Investment will be approved within 60 business days of submission (subject to a satisfactory due diligence check and the funds being received). You may apply for a passport shortly after. Passports are issued within days of the request.

How long is a Serbian passport valid? 

All Serbian passports are valid for five years.

How do I renew?

Serbian passports can be renewed in the Serbian Consulate, or directly through the Serbian Passport and Immigration Office.

How can I be sure?

Under Serbian law, citizens are entitled to a passport. This means that citizens cannot be denied a passport and thus that your passport will be renewed.

 

What is the economic outlook for Serbia?

Serbia’s economy is expanding, and stable, in the tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing sectors.

Can I change my name?

Only after your citizenship is approved. You are not allowed to change your name once the process has begun and can only make name changes following completion.

Are any nationals restricted by Serbian Citizenship-by-Investment?

The Serbian government will consider applicants from all countries. All persons applying will be obligated to fully submit to the program’s due diligence mandates. This stance has been assumed to guard the program’s integrity and make sure only individuals will not be a threat to the status of the program.