The other way to gain the visa is to donate €750,000 and evidence of a one-year residency. Where applicable, the investor must contribute an additional €50,000 per dependent included in the visa application. Apart from the contributions, the applicant must spend a different sum of €700,00 on real estate for residential purposes.
Alternatively, the applicant can enter into a rental contract at the least value of €16,000 per year. The investor must uphold the sum for five years. Besides, the visa holder must donate €10,000 to registered cultural, sport, animal welfare, philanthropic, artistic, or non-governmental organizations.