The Portugal Golden Visa program has proven to be one of the most popular schemes in Europe, attracting many investors due to its flexibility and the benefits provided. Since its launching in 2012, the program has been actively promoted internationally by the Portuguese Government, allowing third-country nationals to obtain a temporary residence permit to conduct business activities.

GOLDENVISA

Important facts

  • Investment of 280.000 € |  350.000€ | 400.000 € | 500.000€  
  • Work in Portugal & travel freely in the Schengen area;
  • Family reunification: Dependent Children & dependent Parents all on 1 investment;
  • Minimum 7 days, in the first year, and 14 or more days, in the subsequent years;
  • No Requirement to Reside in Portugal;
  • Applying for permanent Residency after 5-6 Years for the whole family;
  • Applying for Portuguese citizenship, by naturalization provided that additional qualifying criteria are met;
  • Clean Criminal Record;
  • Funds origin outside Portugal.

 

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Serviço de Estrangeiro e Fronteiras

Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros

AICEP

 

Min. investment required: from € 280 000;

▪ Work in Portugal & travel freely in the Schengen area;

▪ Family reunification: Dependent Children & dependent Parents all on 1 investment;

▪ Minimum 7 days, in the first year, and 14 or more days, in the subsequent years;

▪ No Requirement to Reside in Portugal;

▪ Applying for permanent Residency after 5-6 Years for the whole family;

▪ Applying for Portuguese citizenship, by naturalization provided that additional qualifying criteria are met;

▪ Clean Criminal Record;

▪ Funds origin outside Portugal

 

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Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras

Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros

AICEP​

  • Investment of 280.000 € |  350.000€ | 400.000 € | 500.000€  
  • Work in Portugal & travel freely in the Schengen area;
  • Family reunification: Dependent Children & dependent Parents all on 1 investment;
  • Minimum 7 days, in the first year, and 14 or more days, in the subsequent years;
  • No Requirement to Reside in Portugal;
  • Applying for permanent Residency after 5-6 Years for the whole family;
  • Applying for Portuguese citizenship, by naturalization provided that additional qualifying criteria are met;
  • Clean Criminal Record;
  • Funds origin outside Portugal.

 

Mais info:

Serviço de Estrangeiro e Fronteiras

Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros

AICEP

 

Real Estate Investiments  

Type of property can be residential, commercial or services. They can be immobile multiple.

 

  • 500.000 € - the most common option. Acquisition of a direct property.
  • 400.000 € - if located in a low density area - 100 inhabitants / sqm (reduced value of 20%)

 

or

 

  • 350.000 € - acquisition of a property, which has been in existence for more than 30 years and located in an urban regeneration area, with the execution of rehabilitation works on the aforementioned property. The value includes the purchase and award of the works.
  • 280.000 € - if located in a low density area - 100 inhabitants / sqm (reduced value of 20%)

Amendments 2022 | Golden Visa regulations | Decree-Law 14/2021, of 12th February

 

  • Amendments will become effective on 1st January 2022.
  • Until then, the existing rules and requirements remain the same.
  • Whoever submits their applications until 31st December 2021 will have the same grandfathered under the current regulations and requirements in force.

 

Main changes, as follows:

 

  • Property Investments: Minimum amount required remains the same
  • €500,000 and €350,000 (for property rehabilitation option) but only in certain qualifying areas (interior areas). It also remains valid the 20% reduced value options (€400,000 and €280,000), if the property located in a low-density area.
  • It should be noted that the changes to the property category will only apply to residential properties. As such, it will remain possible to invest in Lisbon, Porto, and in all other areas in non-residential properties, such as commercial, offices, touristic, serviced apartments, and others.
  • Capital Investment |Minimum amount required of €1.5 M (previously €1M)
  • Investment Funds | Minimum amount required of €500,000 (previously €350,000)
  • Job creation | Minimum amount required of €500,000 + 5 new jobs (previously €350,000)
  • Science and Research Activities | Minimum amount required of €500,000 (previously €350,000)
  • Other categories: No changes

 

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