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North Macedonia

Passport rank
Visa-free countries

Acquisition: 2 months

Capital required: € 40,000

Acquisition: 5 months

Capital required: € 200,000

About North Macedonia, Citizenship and Residency

North Macedonia offers Citizenship by Investment Program that allows foreign nationals to make an investment in the country and apply for alternative citizenship.

Investment options available to acquire the citizenship and passport of North Macedonia. 

The North Macedonian Citizenship by Investment Program requires that a foreign individual invests EUR 200,000 or EUR 400,000 under one of the following two investment options:

Fund Contribution

– EUR 200,000 per adult applicant for at least two years in a private investment fund established by the laws of the Republic of North Macedonia, to be eligible to apply for citizenship.

– Main applicants will be able to include their spouse and children up to the age of 18 years old. The programme has an annual application quota, allowing just 1,000 applicants to be approved each year.

– On top of the €200,000 government donation, applicants will be required to pay due diligence fees, application, and processing fees. Investors should budget for the following depending on the number of applicants.

  • Single applicant €250,000, inclusive of fees;
  • Couples application €280,000, inclusive of fees;
  • Family of three €300,000, inclusive of fees;
  • Family of four €310,000, inclusive of fees.

Real estate investment

EUR 400,000 per adult applicant as a direct investment in new facilities (except for those in hospitality meant for restaurants or shopping), employing at least ten people for an indefinite period of at least one year.

  • Processing Fee: Minimum €100 K (for the main applicant)
  • Processing fee for dependents: Approximately €20 K for spouse and approximately €10 K per child

Private Investment Fund

The PFMC can be a newly created entity or an existing company on the Macedonian market to support the economy, innovations, and investment development of the Republic of North Macedonia and submit to the Fund for Innovation and Technology Development (FITD).

To be eligible for the program, the PFMC has to fulfill the following conditions:

  • The PIF has to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for which it will need to prepare a statute and prospectus, as well as a list of supporting documents.
  • Proof of available capital for the investment of a minimum of 5,000,000 EUR
  • Minimum of 200,000 EUR per investor
  • Maximum number of 20 investors, whether individuals or legal entities

Additional Fees

Government Fee

  • EUR 15,000 for the main applicant
  • EUR 15,000 for the spouse
  • EUR 10,000 for each child under 18 years

Due Diligence

  • EUR 5,000 per person

Inclusive of due diligence and other costs. There are no additional costs besides the above fee.

Benefits Of The North Macedonia Citizenship By Investment Program

  • Visa-free or Visa-on-arrival access to 125 destinations
  • Citizenship applicable to individuals aged 18 and older. Dependent children under 18 can apply for citizenship by descent once both or their parents have received citizenship
  • Citizenship can be passed down to future generations
  • Access to a strategically positioned trade market
  • Citizenship of a European upper-middle-income country with a friendly and hospitable culture and a favorable tax environment
  • No minimum residence period or language requirement to obtain citizenship
  • Citizenship of a country that recently acquired NATO membership and is an EU candidate
  • Access to a highly qualified workforce and fast company registration systems
  • The right to live and work in North Macedonia at all times
  • Fast track citizenship with no residency conditions
  • Free primary and secondary education
  • Low tax country
  • Limited quota of 1000 investors
  • No language, education, or management requirements
  • Stable and Safe country

North Macedonia Citizenship Requirements And Qualifications

The requirements and qualifications to obtain North Macedonia Citizenship follows:

Main Applicant Requirements

  • A due diligence report by a reputable third-party international firm.
  • An application form.
  • Passports
  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Police Certificates
  • A sworn oath to be a loyal citizen of North Macedonia
  • A detailed CV for the main applicant
  • Passport photos
  • Powers of attorney
  • Bank statements or references to demonstrate a certain financial standing
  • Signed prospectus and shared redemption documents with the government-approved fund
  • Transfer-receipt of the EUR 200,000 investment contribution


  • The applicant must hold a valid passport.
  • Applicants must not hold a criminal record.
  • The applicant must be a non-EU National.
  • Open to all nationalities except for Iran and North Korea.
  • An applicant should make the appropriate investment in a Real project or donation.
  • Children the age of 18 and under are allowed to apply along with the main applicant.
  • All applicants must pass due diligence where only highly respectable clients are admitted to the program.

Steps And Timeline

  • STEP #1: Completing pre-screening and thorough due diligence checks
  • STEP #2: Meet all documentation requirements and submit your application through a government-approved firm
  • STEP #3: Make the complying investment contribution
  • STEP #4: Certificate of Naturalization and Passport will be issued within 4 months from the moment of submission


A Temporary Residence Permit can be obtained by foreign nationals who want to work or study, activate in the research field, receive medical treatment, or reunite with their family in this country. As soon as the relocation process is complete, the application for a residence permit in Macedonia will follow. Here is some useful information to keep in mind when applying for a North Macedonia residence permit.

  • A valid passport is needed at the time of application for a residence in Macedonia.
  • Besides the standard documents that must be completed, the authorities will also solicit your national identity card.
  • Information about the accommodation in Macedonia is required.
  • Some bank statements to provide you have enough funds to live in Macedonia will be solicited at the time of residence permit application in Macedonia.
  • A Macedonian Residence Permit has a validity of one year, with the possibility of extension.

Our Services

Privacy World offers its services to anyone, not only looking to obtain residency and/or citizenship processes but our experts figure out legal ways to:

  • Find the best solution for your needs.
  • Identify and deploy a strategy to help you accomplish your goals.
  • Activate our network of people in the country where you need help without having you search for the best solution or lawyer. We only work with licensed people in every country whom we carefully vet and pass our guidelines and principles of privacy we stand for.
  • Focus on cutting through the red tape and expediting your process.
  • Provide proper communication with you about your case.
    …. and above all: Offer you legal strategies to provide additional layers of privacy for your identity, while obtaining your residency or citizenship!

Privacy World can also help you with incorporating your company in North Macedonia, assisting in getting you settled in the country, and coordinating with you so that this experience will be less of a hassle.

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According to the law of citizenship 1992, one may hold Macedonian citizenship and another citizenship from another state. However, within Macedonia, the person would be considered exclusively a Macedonian citizen, unless otherwise stipulated by an international agreement.

Yes, it is possible to include your spouse and children under 18 years old.

You must have resided in the country with a temporary residence permit for 5 years or more, you will be eligible for permanent residency as long as you have not been absent for a continuous period of 6 months or for a discontinuous period of 10 months. Obtaining citizenship does not require residency.

 There is no proficiency test.

No interview is required.

Applying for citizenship does not require residency.

Residents are taxed on their worldwide income.

Non-residents are subject to tax on their Macedonian source of income.

There are no taxes on an individual’s net worth/wealth.

Yes, there is an inheritance tax, between 2% and 4%, depending on the degree of succession.