Real Estate Investor Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


You can get residence by Investing in Real Estate.

  • Real Estate Purchase: An investor can purchase real estate in Nicaragua for a minimum value of US$100,000.

Application procedure:

Step 1: You must go to the General Directorate of Immigration and Immigration to purchase the Migration Procedure Form, which has a cost of C $ 50.00.

Step 2: Submit to the information officer in Immigration, full form accompanied by the requirements of the procedure and shift to be attended by the window officer.

Step 3: Wait to be called by the window officer to receive all the requirements.

Step 4: Wait to be notified by the DGME about the authorization of the residence, once notified you must cancel the corresponding fee and take the photograph for the identity document.



60 months



58 Month(s)





P. Residency

2 Month(s)


Processing time

4-6 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Real Estate Investor Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need to invest US$100,000 into the country via purchasing real estate.
  • Your investment must be verified by Ministry of Industry and Trade Promotion (MIFIC).
  • You should be of good character.
  • You should be in good health.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Real Estate Investor Visa?

14 Document Required

  • Application form.
  • Residence application letter, addressed to the General Directorate of Migration and Immigration.
  • Original in good condition and photocopy of the passport (validity no less than 6 months).
  • Two passport size photographs (4½ high by 3 ½ wide), white background, without glasses, hat, cap, ears and open front.
  • Birth or Naturalization Certificate, issued by the competent authority of your country of origin, duly apostilled or authenticated as the case may be.
  • Criminal Record Certificate, issued by the competent authority of the country of origin or residence of the last three years, apostilled or duly authenticated by the Consulate of Nicaragua, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of its country of origin, and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicaragua. Children under 18 years of age are exempt from this requirement.
  • Health certificate, issued by the competent authority of your country of origin or previous residence, apostilled or authenticated, or of the Nicaraguan health authorities.
  • Certificate of Investment Registration issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade Promotion (MIFIC).
  • Certified copy of the Company's Constitution or Declaration as a merchant registered in the Mercantile Registry.
  • Photocopy of the commercial registration of the Mayor's Office.
  • Solvency of the General Revenue Directorate.
  • Unique Taxpayer Registry (RUC).
  • Present two proforma of the value of the return ticket to your country, from two different airlines, which will be deposited in the General Directorate of Migration and Immigration.
  • Exceptionally, additional documentation may be requested. (Article 63, numeral 7 of the Regulation to Law 761, General Migration and Aliens Act).

Talent Migration data for Nicaragua

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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