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Monaco Residency
posted on 01/30/2015

The requirements, advantages, and the way to apply

Become a Monaco Citizen and benefit from the tax benefits, the local weather, the security and safety, the lifestyle and the great spot in the heart of Europe having Nice airport terminal just 30 minutes away having connections to key metropolitan areas across the globe.

The prerequisites for Monaco Residency

You will certainly need to lease or purchase a home in Monaco.

If renting, this has to be practiced for at least 12 months and you need to be able to produce a certified 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 buy and will produce a list of properties so that you can view which fit the standards you will provide us. You will find many property firms in Monaco which offer the exact same homes. This is since the market is really little with a restricted availability of Monaco homes for rent or for sale. We deal with a thoroughly selected number of companies who we feel offer the level of service we wish our customers to experience. You will certainly require 2-3 days to go to Monaco to see the homes when you have actually made your choice about when you wish to move ahead with the Monaco residency application.

Due to the shortage of Monaco rental homes we suggest that you go to Monaco 1-2 months before you want to start the process, when we will certainly select a list of rental properties for you to see, which fit your criteria, such as number of bedrooms, location, budget plan. There are numerous property agents In Monaco offering mainly the very same properties so we offer a one stop service, we perform the groundwork with picked agents to produce the short list of Monaco properties for you to see, for that reason saving your effort and time.

Financing a home in Monaco

We can also assist with arranging finance IF you want to purchase a property. Selected banks will lend approximately 60-70 % of the property value, however they will need a deposit or investment portfolio as collateral to secure the loan. We select the bank/s which offer the most efficient and competitive funding options.

You will certainly have to develop a regional banking relationship with one of Monaco's many banks. You will certainly need to open a bank account in the name of the person(s) who wish to obtain Monaco Residency and deposit the account with the minimum preliminary deposit as demanded by the bank. This quantity varies widely from bank to bank. Our Monaco circle of regional banks have preliminary bank deposit prerequisites from EUR 200,000- EUR 1million. As part of the main Monaco residency application, your Monaco bank will certainly have to issue a bank "attestation" (letter) to validate that you're a well established client of the bank and have adequate funds to support yourself whilst resident in Monaco.

If you've got a Monaco work agreement from a regional employer or you have your very own business in Monaco, you won't need this letter. You will certainly be required to preserve the required amount in the bank whilst you are utilizing their bank attestation for the residency, the initial application and renewal (see below). We can help in bank option in line with your personal or company profile.

Once you have selected your rental or purchase home in Monaco and have actually either the authorized lease or purchase agreement, the date for the main Monaco Residency application meeting may be made. This job interview is held in the Residents area of the Monaco Police. It will certainly take about 45 minutes and you will be expected to produce the following documents for each candidate over 16 years old.

Documents required for the Monaco Residency Application

  1. Valid passport
  2. Birthcertificate
  3. Marriage certificate/divorce certification if applicable.
  4. Certificate from the Authorities in the country (or countries) in which you have lived for the previous 5 years. In case you have resided in several countries, then you will need to have a certificate from each. These certificates may be gotten in various methods, according to each country. They must not be issued more than three months before the residency interview.
  5. The authorized lease for the Monaco leased home (at least 12 months) or evidence of purchase (legal documents connecting to the transaction).
  6. A brand-new electrical power contract for the Monaco property in your name.
  7. The Monaco bank attestation/letter.
  8. The finished official Monaco residency application (we assist with all of these).

Monaco residency approval process

As soon as the residency interview is complete, the approval process is going to take roughly two months for owners of EU passports. For non EU passport holders, you must first get a French Long-term stay visa type D, which gives you the right to apply for Monaco residency in Monaco. This French long term stay visa has to be obtained from the French Embassy/Consul in your country of residence. It is going to take somewhere between 1-4 months to receive, subject to the embassy standards in your country of residence. Only once this visa has been approved and placed in your passport can the next phase, the Monaco residency interview transpire. Once you have this visa and also have the interview in Monaco, the acceptance procedure for your Monaco Residency is going to take approximately 2-3 weeks.

In each case, you may stay in Monaco during the approval procedure, and for non EU passport owners, when the French Long Term visa type D has been issued. (This is a really specific visa, it is not the Schengen/multiple entry/long term visit visa, it is particularly for applying for residency).

We keep track of the residency approval process and will notify you of as soon as your residency card has been approved and issued for collection.

Tax status for Monaco citizens

Summary of tax status for Monaco Citizens for properties located in Monaco. (Property outside of Monaco could be subject to taxes in the country where they are situated in accordance with each country's tax laws).


Monaco Residency application support

WWW Relocation Monaco can assist with the complete Monaco Residency application procedure, together with the real estate search for both rental or purchase, banking and the formal residency application and documentation requirements.

In case you wish to talk about this further, kindly contact us and we will be happy to assist. [nbsp] The Fees for this one stop service are subject to unique requirements and we will be happy to provide a quote based upon your predicament and requirements.

Relocation Monaco are an approved Relocation Services company with the Monaco Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development. Relocation Monaco are located within Monaco, their web site has a substantial amount of important information connected with living in monaco expat coupled with general Monaco banking and property advice.


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