The investment or residency citizenship program - Golden Visa Portugal - has already attracted thousands of foreigners to the country
It is possible to obtain Portuguese nationality with the Golden Visa Portugal Program.In force since 2012, Golden Visa allows foreigners to have the right to the document when maintaining an investment in the country.
Officially called the ARI (Residence Permit for Investment Activity), the Golden Visa, or Gold Visa, is currently Europe's most successful investment residency program.
And now it is even easier to obtain the Golden Visa. The new rules, which come into force in June 2021, make it possible to grant residence visas to those, for example, who acquire “real estate, whose construction has been completed at least 30 years ago or located in an urban rehabilitation and realization area. rehabilitation works of the real estate acquired ”.
Whoever transfers capital in the amount of half a million euros, or more, for the purchase of investment units in investment funds or venture capital aimed at the capitalization of small and medium-sized companies, will also benefit.
And one of the main advantages of Golden Visa in Portugal is that its requirement for length of stay in the Lusitano country is very low. It is necessary to spend only 7 days on average in the country, during the period of 5 years.
After 5 years with ARI, the program offers a path to citizenship and the Portuguese passport. It is the ideal way for people who want to enjoy the benefits of achieving European Citizenship, even without living there permanently.
Who has the right
Any citizen who is not part of the EU (European Union), EEA (European Economic Area) or Switzerland is entitled to the Golden Visa and residence in Portugal, as long as they make a qualified investment.
Dependent children and parents can also benefit from the document, that is, they have the same advantages as the holder of Golden Visa Portugal. It is a great opportunity for the family, as well as having the security of a second home in a stable and safe country.
How to get
Obtaining a Golden Visa in Portugal is easy and much cheaper than other citizenship programs in the European Union. The request can be made on behalf of the investor or through a company of the European Union (EU), whose ownership is the applicant.
To qualify for a Golden Visa, you only need to make and maintain a qualified investment for a minimum period of 5 years. In addition, it is necessary to spend on average a minimum period of 7 days a year in Portugalcalled '' minimum stay period '.
Several investment options are accepted, but real estate investment is among the biggest preferences of those who want a Golden Visa.
Talk to the MVPAR Real Estate Investments team and ask questions about the best investment to win Golden Visa Portugal.