EAC Limited

Emerging Africa Capital Limited, the parent company, provides Wealth Management, Investment Facilitation, Business & Governance Consulting as well as Investor Representation Services. We engage in thought leadership, market development and investment promotion activities through Investor Conferences and Seminars, Research & Publications in Partnership with regional and international agencies aimed at growing investments in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. The Group has entered into Agency and Channel Party Agreements with SkyPrime Group, Europe and UAE based Naseba, respectively, to provide African investors with diversified (real estate backed) foreign-currency denominated investment opportunities with attractive returns, in addition to the free mobility and other benefits offered by foreign residency and citizenship programs.

Wealth Management & Investment Facilitation

We support our clients through a combination of advisory services which incorporates financial planning, independent and transparent recommendations of long-term investment opportunities and estate planning services offered by our domestic and international partners who possess competence and requisite regulatory capacity in their various fields. These opportunities are availed by our partners providing Real Estate investment opportunities (domestic and off-shore, Collective Investment Schemes in domestic and foreign currencies as well as specialized domestic and offshore banking products and services. These opportunities include attractive Citizenship by Investment and Permanent Residency by investment opportunities for jurisdictions offering easy mobility to investors whilst enjoying attractive investment returns. Contact us for a confidential discussion with one of our Client Advisors who will seek to understand your financial circumstances and longterm investment objectives and risk considerations. Thereafter you will be given a recommended personal plan. Our services are tailored to your specific needs and instructions.

The process of becoming a Cypriot Citizen usually takes 6 months from the day that the application was successfully submitted.
Taxation in Cyprus is based on residency. Resident status applies to anyone who spends at least 183 days of any given fiscal year in Cyprus. A non-resident, someone who spends less than 183 days a year in Cyprus, has no tax obligations.
For the investor, the investor’s spouse, and any adult children, the following fees apply; per person:
• €500 for the permanent residency application + €70 for the issuance of the Permanent Residence card
• €2,000 when the application is submitted
• €5,000 for the issuance of the Naturalization Certificate. For the investor’s children under the age of 18 the following fees apply; per person:
• €80 when the application is submitted.
The investment can be made through a company, provided that the applicant can submit evidence of his/her participation in the company or fund or foundation.
The applicant must have concluded the necessary investments during the three years preceding the date of the application and must retain these investments for a period of at least three years from the date of the naturalization.
Companies or businesses are considered to have a tangible presence in Cyprus if they maintain offices in Cyprus.
If the provided documents are fake and/or expired and/or not properly notarized from relevant authorities. For example, the Clean Criminal Record should be issued at least within three months before the submission of the application of the applicant.
Yes. The investor may sell the privately owned residence and buy a different residence, provided its purchase value is equal or higher to the first one.
The spouse and financially dependent children of the non-Cypriot investor have the right to apply for citizenship with the investor. Children under the age of 18 are considered as dependents of the investor and have the right to acquire citizenship according to the provisions of section 110 (3) of the Civil Registry Law.
Applicants are required to cover the whole amount required before the submission of their citizenship application, as the application must be accompanied with receipt of payment towards the investment.
However, note that upon the receipt of funds in the property seller’s bank account, the funds will be locked through a side agreement and will only be released to the seller once the applicant receives a citizenship approval letter. In case the application is denied, the funds will returned back to the applicant’s account.