passport of Monaco

Monaco Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel122

Asset protection149

Quality of life1

"Plan B"67

About Monaco

A dwarf state in the south of Europe, associated with France. It is washed by the waters of the Ligurian Sea. The area of ​​the Principality of Monaco is only 2 km² — it can be walked around. The country’s economy develops through tourism, gambling and construction.

People come to Monaco for the sake of yachting, playing in a casino, and relaxing on the sea coast. The country hosts the Monaco Grand Prix as part of the Formula 1 championship, which attracts spectators from all over the world.

Population

38.100

Capital

Monaco

Official language

French

GDP per capita

$190.513

Time zone

UTC+1

Currency

Euro

Monaco passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Traveling without a visa in 174 countries of the world

    AMonaco passport provides visa-free access to the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Singapore and other countries.

  • 2

    Living in a safe country with a mild climate

    Monaco has a mild summer and winter with an average temperature of +15 °C. The crime rate in the country is one of the lowest in the world.

  • 3

    Tax benefits

    In Monaco, there is no tax on income, property and real estate. Doing business in the principality is profitable.

  • 4

    Stable real estate market

    Property prices in Monaco are growing faster than in the European Union: prices rose by a third in the five years from 2015 to 2020.

Grounds for obtaining a Monaco passport

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 10 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Monaco passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get a Monaco passport?

    Monegasque citizenship is obtained by right of blood, adoption, marriage, naturalisation, or by special order of the Prince of Monaco.

    To obtain citizenship of Monaco by naturalisation, you must have lived in the country for at least 10 years, confirm your residence with the right of ownership of real estate or a long-term lease agreement, and receive a stable income in the principality.

    A foreigner who marries a citizen of Monaco can apply for citizenship immediately after the marriage is registered.

  • Does Monaco recognize second citizenship?

    If you obtain Monaco citizenship by naturalisation, you must renounce the citizenship of other countries.

  • Who can get Monaco citizenship by birthright?

    Citizenship of Monaco can be obtained by right of blood — if the child was born to citizens of the country. In this case, the place of birth does not matter.

    A child born on the territory of the country can obtain citizenship of Monaco by right of birth, provided that the parents are unknown.