With an excellent quality of life and very good education, health and safety systems, Portugal is a gateway to Europe for international investors. Located in the south west of the Iberian Peninsula, it enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate and a very rich culture. Lisbon and Porto, with their competitive prices, are the two cities with the higher demand. The Algarve area is another point of interest for those who want to invest in the country. Located in the southern part of the country, the Algarve is a region known for its beaches, its golf courses and tourism. It also stands out for its high quality of life, ideal for those looking for an area to retire or a second residence in a quiet place, but with all services at hand.
MEMBER OF THE EU
Get a residence in just 90 days and apply for a citizenship after just 5 years of residing in the country.
CIRULATION THROUGH THE SCHENGEN AREA
Move around the Schengen area without the need for a visa.
PERMISSION FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
Extendable permission for your family members: spouse or partner and children under 18 years of age.
MINIMUM STAY TIME
Need for a minimum stay of 7 days during the first year, and 14 in the two years after obtaining the residence permit.
Access to 2 of the 10 best European universities located in the Portuguese country.
7TH MOST VALUABLE PASSPORT
The Portuguese passport is the seventh most powerful in the world, allowing you to travel to 185 countries without the need for a visa.
The Portuguese Golden Visa Programme encourages investors outside the EU to get the residence choosing different investment options. Under the program, investors and their families are eligible to obtain temporary residence.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT: Invest €500,000 in a real estate property anywhere in Portugal
REAL ESTATE URBAN AREA: Invest €350,000 in real estate more than 30 years old or located in urban regeneration areas
REAL ESTATE RURAL AREAS: Invest €280,000 in real estate more than 30 years old or located in rural regeneration areas
CREATE 10 FULL-TIME JOBS: Creation of 10 new full-time jobs within a Portuguese business
PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS: A Golden Visa €350,000 minimum investment can be made to a private equity fund
RESEARCH: Investment of € 350,000 in research carried out by accredited institutions that are part of the national scientific and technological system
EXISTING BUSINESS: Investment of at least € 350,000 in an existing company registered in Portugal.
Talk to Orience International: Learn and discover about the various investment routes. We will help you to choose the most suitable one and will propose various projects to invest in.
Prepare documents: It is time to prepare all the documents, including the proof of investment documentation. We will inform you about what must be prepared, the particularities of each document and those that we must translate and legalize.
Submit residence application: Complete de real estate acquisition or the way chosen for applying. We will also book the biometrics appointment for you and your family.
Processing of application: You will be required to pay the Government application fee and provide a copy of all the required documentation.
Residence approval received: Once your Golden Visa has been approved, you will have to pay the government permit issue fee. Your residence certificate will be issued and it will be valid for 1 year. Your residence certificate must then be renewed at the end of year 1 and year 3. You will become a permanent resident at the end of year 5.
Portuguese passport received: Once the process of applying for the Portuguese nationality is finished.
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