FAQs - Eligibiltiy and fees

1. Eligibility & Fees

1. Eligibility & Fees

Who can apply?

Adults over 18 years of age, with the exception of nationals from EU and EEA countries, Switzerland, Afghanistan and North Korea, are eligible to apply.

Who qualifies as dependants?

The spouse/partner of the Main Applicant; unmarried and economically dependent children of the Main Applicant and/or their spouse/partner; and parents and grandparents of either the Main Applicant or of their spouse/partner. Adult dependants must be able to prove that they are not fully economically active and are principally dependant on the Main Applicant.

Do parents or grandparents applying have to be above a certain age?

No, there are no age limits.

Can household staff be eligible as dependants?


In the case of an application for the entire family, are there additional fees?

€30,000 covers the Main applicant, their spouse/partner and any unmarried economically dependent children. Parents and grandparents of the main applicant and/or their spouse/partner are required to pay an additional €5,000 each.

What is the validity period of the Residence Certificate and the Residence Card?

The Residence Certificate does not expire. The Residence Card is valid for 5 years.

For any other questions that are not covered here, please contact us on info@nexiabt.com.

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