Secure Your Residency by Investment in Ireland Today

Invest in the Irish Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) through IDLF and receive Permanent Residency for You and Your Family.

Applicant Qualifications and Residency Requirements
• Must be of good character and have no criminal record.
• Minimum Net Worth of €2 million
• Minimum equity investment of €1 million for 3-5 years
• Reside in Ireland for a minimum of just 1 day per year.

Irish Diaspora Loan Fund (IDLF), is delighted to have supported so many individuals (investors) and their families from around the world, who have achieved residency status in Ireland over the years.

Irish Diaspora Loan Fund
14 St. Stephen’s Green
Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 635 3753

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the IDLF?

The Irish Diaspora Loan Fund (IDLF) is a senior secured debt fund that is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. IDLF provides overseas individuals with investment opportunities in Ireland. We were the first Investment Fund that was established exclusively for the purpose of the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP). The IIP was created by the Irish Government to facilitate non-EEA nationals and their families in securing residency status in Ireland.

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What is the Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP)?

The Immigrant Investor Programme, or IIP, is a scheme created by the Irish Government in 2012. The IPP was set up to help non-EEA nationals and their families secure residency status in Ireland through investment. Minimum investment is required to be considered eligible for the programme. You can find out more about the IIP scheme here.

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How long will the application process take?

Once the application is submitted it will take 6-9 months to be processed.

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Where is a good point to start with the application for example, fill out application form, request police clearance etc.?

Best place to start is to fill out the application form as much as you can, and we can then advise further on what is needed. Also applying for your police report, as this can take time in some jurisdictions.

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How long should I give to gather my documents?

You should give yourself 6-8 weeks to gather everything, in some jurisdictions it can take longer to receive some documents needed for the application.

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When do I have to make my investment?

Once approved for the programme you are then invited to make your investment within 90 days of approval.

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How long should I spend in Ireland to keep my permission each year?

Once you have registered your permission in Ireland, you will need to spend at least one day per year in Ireland to keep your permission.

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After approval when do I need to visit Ireland for the 1st time?

Once approved you will be invited into Ireland to register your permission, this can be done anytime up to 3 months before your 2-year renewal date.

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Why is investing in a fund a better option than investing directly into a property development?

A fund is required to not invest all its assets into any one project. In IDLF’s case, it cannot invest any more than 25% of the total assets of the fund into any one project. This means that the risk is spread for an investor as they are not investing all their capital into a single project. Furthermore, a fund is regulated to ensure that investment decisions are made by regulated professionals who are experts in the market. This ensures robust, conservative decision making.

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Why is being a regulated fund important and what does it mean to me, the investor?

Investing in a regulated fund ensures that the fund is structured and governed to the very highest international standards. Investors have very clear rights, such as full transparency on fees etc., and the directors of the fund cannot make any changes to the fund without full shareholder approval. A fund therefore provides a professional, transparent and highly secure option for an investor. This is typically not the case when investing into a private company.

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How has the fund deployed its capital so far and how has Covid impacted the fund performance?

The fund has fulfilled its mandate to provide supportive senior debt to Irish businesses in the hotel and nursing home sectors. All the businesses supported by IDLF have performed exceptionally well, despite the challenges of Covid, and a couple have had their most profitable years ever in the last two years. None of the IDLF loans are impaired or underperforming.

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