Private Home Sale

The Private Home Sale Option under the Citizenship by Investment Programme allows applicants to obtain citizenship by making an investment in an Approved Private Home. 

Qualifying property for an Approved Private Home: 

  • All homes having an appraised value of at least US$ 400,000
  • The property shall be owned by certificate of title, by the vendor 
  • The value of the land shall not be included in determining the value of the home 
  • A private dwelling house or a single-family condominium shall be sold as one unit and shall not be converted to apartments or multi-family condominiums or otherwise divided for sale under the Citizenship by Investment Programme 
  • An apartment building or more than one apartment buildings on the same piece of land shall be sold as one unit and shall not be divided 
  • The use of shares is prohibited


  • A property purchased under the Private Home Sale Investment Option shall not be resold for a period of at least 5 years
  • The sold property does not qualify for use in a subsequent Citizenship by Investment application, unless the purchaser applies to have the property re-designated as an Approved Private Home  

Due Diligence Fees:

The following Due Diligence fees apply to all non-accelerated applications:  

  • Main applicant: US$7,500 
  • Each dependant aged 16 or above: US$4,000 

The following Due Diligence fees apply to all accelerated applications: 

  • Main applicant: US$20,000 
  • Each dependant aged 16 or above: US$10,000 

Post-approval Application Fees: 

The following post-approval application fees apply to all non-accelerated applications under the Private Home Sale Investment Option

  • Main applicant: US$25,000 
  • Spouse of the main applicant: US$15,000  
  • Any qualified dependant under 18: US$10,000
  • Any qualified dependant aged 18 or over: US$15,000  

The following post-approval application fees apply to all accelerated applications:  

  • Main applicant: US$35,000 
  • Spouse: US$25,000 
  • Each dependant under 18 years of age: US$15,000 
  • Each dependant aged 18 or above: US$25,000