A two-year, renewable visa for foreign nationals intending to make a large investment or donation in Italy. The investor’s spouse, dependent children and parents are also eligible to request for a visa at no additional cost. The investor visa is valid for two years and can get renewed every three years subsequently. After an investor has maintained five years of regular residency in-country, they are eligible to apply for long-term EU residency. Investors must rent or purchase a residential property after the approval of their visa, which can take between 90 to 120 days from the application date. You have the ability to apply for citizenship after 10 years.