Former Google CEO becomes a Cypriot citizen

Eric Schmidt and his family have received permission to obtain Cypriot citizenship, according to a report that was published on Monday.


What are the benefits of a passport and Cypriot citizenship?


  • Citizenship of an EU member state

  • Have the right to live, work, and study in all 28 EU countries

  • Have the right to security within the European social and legal system

  • Full citizenship and passports are granted to the applicant and all family embers

  • Allowance of visa-free travel to 159 countries around the world

  • No residence is required


Also, Eric Schmidt could receive tax breaks that the country provided to foreigners investing in the country.


From 2001 to 2011, Schmidt was the CEO of Google before he became the executive chairman of Google and then Alphabet until 2018.


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