You should make a financial contribution of € 1,000,000 in one or several Irish enterprises. The main requirement is for the head office of the entity to be registered and located within the country. Investments are required to support or increase employment rate in Ireland by creating jobs. The assets acquired under the program are held by the investor for at least 3 years.
Investment fund contribution
Under the terms of the program, you need to contribute € 1,000,000 to a government investment fund approved by the Irish Naturalization and Immigration Service. The financial investment takes place in Ireland and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Investment retention period is 3 years.
Real estate investment fund (REIT)
A contribution of € 2,000,000 into the selected real estate trust (REIT) quoted on the Irish Stock Exchange. Period of investment retention is 3 years from the date of depositing funds. After three years, investor is given the opportunity to sell 50% of the shares, after 4 years - 25%.
This investment option involves contributing € 500,000 as a charitable contribution to a socially significant project designed to develop arts, sports, health care, culture or education in Ireland. With a collective investment, amount of contribution is reduced to € 400,000 per applicant. Under the terms of the program, the funds contributed to charity are non-repayable.