Monaco Residency

January 30, 2015

The prerequisites, benefits, and how you can apply

Become a Monaco Citizen and benefit from the various tax benefits, the local climate, the security and safety, the lifestyle and the great location in the center of Europe with Nice airport terminal just 30 minutes away having connections to major metropolitan areas around the globe.


The requirements for Monaco Residency

You will certainly have to lease or purchase a property in Monaco.

If renting, this should be done for a minimum of twelve months and you have to be able to produce a registered lease for the Monaco property.

If purchasing, you will certainly need to provide evidence of ownership.

WWW Relocation Monaco can assist with sourcing the rental home or one to purchase and will certainly generate a list of properties so that you can view which will fit the standards you will give us. You will find numerous property companies in Monaco which provide the very same homes. This is due to the fact that the market is very small with a limited availability of Monaco homes for lease or for sale. We deal with a carefully chosen group of agencies who we feel offer the quality of service we wish our clients to experience. You will need 2-3 days to visit Monaco to see the homes once you have actually made your decision as to when you wish to go forward with the Monaco residency application.

Due to the lack of Monaco rental properties we recommend that you visit Monaco 1-2 months before you wish to start the process, when we will pick a short list of rental properties for you to see, which match your criteria, including variety of bed rooms, specific location, budget. There are lots of home agents In Monaco offering mostly the same homes so we offer a one stop service, we do the footwork with picked agents to produce the short list of Monaco properties for you to view, therefore conserving your effort and time.

Financing a home in Monaco

We can likewise assist with arranging finance IF you wish to purchase a property. Chosen banks will lend as much as 60-70 % of the property value, however they will certainly need a deposit or investment portfolio as collateral to secure the loan. We select the bank/s which offer the most reliable and competitive financing alternatives.

You will certainly need to develop a regional banking partnership with one of Monaco's many banks. You will certainly need to open a bank account in the name of the person(s) who want to obtain Monaco Residency and finance the bank account with the minimum preliminary deposit as required by the bank. This amount differs commonly from bank to bank. Our Monaco network of local banks have initial bank deposit requirements from EUR 200,000- EUR 1million. As part of the main Monaco residency application, your Monaco bank will need to issue a bank "attestation" (letter) to validate that you are an established client of the bank and have enough funds to support yourself whilst resident in Monaco.

If you've got a Monaco work contract from a regional company or you have your very own company in Monaco, you will not require this letter. You will certainly be needed to preserve the needed quantity with the bank whilst you are utilizing their bank attestation for your residency, the initial application and renewal (see below). We can help in bank selection in accordance with your individual or company profile.

Once you have selected your leasing or purchase property in Monaco and have either the signed lease or purchase agreement, the appointment for the official Monaco Residency application meeting could be made. This interview takes place in the Residents area of the Monaco Police. It will certainly take roughly forty-five minutes and you will be expected to produce the following files for each applicant over 16 years of age.

Documents needed for the Monaco Residency Application

  1. Valid passport
  2. Birthcertificate
  3. Marriage certificate/divorce certification if applicable.
  4. Certification from the Police in the country (or countries) in which you have lived for the previous five years. If you have resided in more than one countries, then you will need a certification from each. These certifications could be obtained in varying methods, according to each country. They must not be made more than 3 months prior to the residency interview.
  5. The registered rental for the Monaco leased property (at least 12 months) or evidence of purchase (legal documents relating to the deal).
  6. A brand-new electricity contract for the Monaco home in your name.
  7. The Monaco bank attestation/letter.
  8. The finished official Monaco residency applications (we assist with all of these).

Monaco residency approval process

Once the residency interview is complete, the approval procedure is going to take around two months for holders of EU passports. For non EU passport holders, you must first obtain a French Long-term stay visa type D, which gives you the right to make an application for Monaco residency in Monaco. This French long term stay visa must be applied for from the French Embassy/Consul in your country of residence. It is going to take between 1-4 months to get, subject to the embassy guidelines in your country of residence. Only when this visa has been approved and stamped in your passport can the next stage, the Monaco residency interview happen. Once you have this visa and also have the interview in Monaco, the approval process for your Monaco Residency will take approximately 2-3 weeks.

In each case, you could stay in Monaco throughout the acceptance procedure, and for non EU passport holders, when the French Long Term visa type D has actually been given. (This is a very special visa, it is not the Schengen/multiple entry/long term visit visa, it is specifically for making an application for residency).

We keep track of the residency approval process and will inform you of as soon as your residency card has been authorized and provided for collection.

Tax status for Monaco residents

Summary of tax status for Monaco Residents for possessions lodged in Monaco. (Property outside of Monaco might be subject to taxes in the country where they are situated according to each country's tax laws).


Monaco Residency application help

WWW Relocation Monaco can assist with the full Monaco Residency application process, with the property search for either rental or purchase, banking and the formal residency application form and paperwork/translation requirements.

If you want to discuss this further, kindly call us and we will be pleased to assist. [nbsp] The Charges for this one-stop service are subject to individual requirements and we will be happy to provide an estimate based upon your predicament and requirements.

WWW Relocation Monaco can assist you with each and every step of the relocation process to Monaco: from your first enquiry, through aiding with the official documents and organizing the practicalities of the move - and finally giving you a warm welcome to Monaco itself when you arrive to take up your residency. You may see additional information relevant to houses in monaco on their site which is also regularly upated with the latest Monaco news and events.


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