Portugal Golden Visa Programme

  Portugal Golden Visa Programme

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The Portugal Golden Visa Programme is aimed at individuals and families seeking to reside, settle and stay in Portugal and therefore gain Portuguese residency. The success of the programme comes as no surprise when considering the rich and diverse culture Portugal boasts with, the stability it provides for the raising of families and the warm Mediterranean climate that embraces it.

Portugal Golden Visa Programme – Applying for Portuguese Residency

Financial Diversification and a Residence Permit within the EU

The Portugal Golden Visa Programme is aimed at individuals and families seeking to reside, settle and stay in Portugal, and getting Portuguese residency. The success of the programme comes as no surprise when considering the rich and diverse culture Portugal boasts with, the stability it provides for the raising of families and the warm Mediterranean climate that embraces it.

Portugal is a country with full membership to the EU and offering a high standard of living in Continental Europe, as well as healthcare, security, stability and a healthy real estate market.

Being one of the first countries to launch a Residence by Investment programme whose actual name has served to coin the term “Golden Visa” that now is so commonly used to refer to those programmes that offer residence against an investment in the country.

How to gain Residence by Investment in Portugal?

The Portugal Golden Visa programme requires one of the following types of investment:

  • Property investment: Property purchase of a minimum of €500,000 or a minimum of €350,000 in Real Estate that is located in an urban regeneration area or that is more than 30 years old.
  • Investment In Private Equity funds: A minimum of €350,000 in special designated Private Equity Funds.
  • Capital Transfer: For the minimum amounts of
    • €250,000 in artistic output or national heritage.
    • €350,000 investment towards research activities.
    • €350,000 for the purchase of shares in investment funds or in venture capital.
    • €1M into a Portuguese bank account or specifically approved investment option.
  • Job Creation: Applicants that want to apply for the Portugal Golden Visa under this option will have to create a minimum of 10 jobs within the country.

Our team of advisors will be happy to assist you and to provide you with a capital outlay for the Portugal Golden Visa Programme so that you can have the full associated cost needed to apply for Portuguese residency.

Our team will guide you through the process of applying for Portuguese residency through the Portugal Golden Visa programme and the Consultants from Sotheby’s International Realty will be able to help you find the right property for your investment needs whilst also fulfiling the investment criteria for the Programme.

Portugal Golden Visa Programme: The Benefits

Investors find Portugal enticing not only due to its warm temperatures but also as it enables them to easily conduct business, comes with visa-free travel throughout the European Schengen area and gives them the possibility to live and work in Portugal for an indefinite period of time – this also offers the inclusion of their family members too.

Also, investors who gain the Portugal Golden Visa will be able to gain Portuguese Residency and Citizenship after five years of holding this temporary residency, provided that additional qualifying criteria are met.

With its unique advantages and a relatively low investment amount, Portuguese Residency through the Golden Visa Residence Programme has turned out to be the perfect gateway or second home in Europe for families searching to relocate into Continental Europe.

Portugal Golden Visa Eligibility

The Portugal Golden Visa programme requires applicants for Portuguese residency to fulfil the following requirements:

  • The investment must originate from outside Portugal
  • Have no criminal record.
  • Enter Portugal for the first time on a valid Schengen visa.
  • Meet or exceed the minimum stay requirement, which is of seven days for the first year and 14 days for subsequent two-year periods

How can CSB Group help you apply for Portuguese residency?

CSB Group provides top-notch services to families worldwide. Having more than 30 years in the Service Industry, CSB Group has been guiding worldwide Private Clients and High Net Worth families with their Investment Immigration needs and strategies from the inception of such immigration programmes.

The Portugal Golden Visa Programme has a processing timeframe which ranges between approximately 4-6 months from the submission of the application to the issuing of the eResidence cards. The CSB Group Advisory Team will assist you and your family in every step of the journey to gain residence in Portugal through the Portugal Golden Visa Programme.

Also, the Associates from Sotheby’s International Realty will assist you in finding the best and most suitable properties that are suitable for both your family needs and your investment desires. Sotheby’s International Realty can give you access to the finest and most luxurious properties on the island, guiding you through the process of buying a property that fulfils the real estate investment criteria required to get a Portugal Golden Visa.

Need our assistance with the Portugal Golden Visa?

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Andres Gutierrez

Investment Immigration Consultant

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ABOUT PORTUGAL

Fact File

Full Country Name:
Portuguese Republic

Capital City:
Lisbon

Population:
10,254,000 (As of 2019)

Currency:
euro (€)

Member of the EU:
Since 1986

Total Area SQM in KM:
92,226

Official Languages:
Portugese

Climate: 
Atlantic & Mediterranean Climate - warm in summer and wet in winter

Life Expectancy:
Male: 77.7 years - Female: 83.4 years (As of 2017)

Interesting Fact:
Portugal is the oldest country in Europe

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