Requirements for Portugal Golden Visa

To get the Golden Visa in Portugal, you must make a qualifying investment ― usually in real estate or venture funds - and hold the respective investment for five years.

 

To submit your application, it is advised to consult with a Portugal Golden Visa lawyer to see what documentation you need on top of your investment.


Requirements:

  • Any non-EU/EEA/Swiss national can apply for the Portugal Golden Visa

  • The main applicant must be at least 18 years old

  • Hold a clean criminal record

  • The funds for the investment should arrive from outside of Portugal

  • Enter Portugal for the first time on a valid Schengen visa.

  • Meet the minimum stay requirements. (7 days per year)

For more information about Golden Visa, visit our FAQ section:

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Investment Options

The traditional route and the most popular investment option for Portugal's Golden Visa is investment through real estate.

Real estate investment assures an investor; a tangible asset of his own and which he can utilize plus the investor is allowed to rent out his property and earn rental yields on it.
 

Real Estate Investment:

  • The purchase of real estate property with a value equal to or above 500,000 Euros.
     

  • The purchase of real estate property, with construction dating back more than 30 years or located in urban regeneration areas, for refurbishing, for a total value equal to or above 350,000 Euros.

Steps & Timelines

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Month 1

  • Invest with Strokes & Ground

  • Make complete payment

  • Start the Visa process

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Year 1

  • 7 days to be completed in Portugal

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Year 4 & 5

  • Renewal of TR for 2 years

  • Stay for minimum 14 days in total

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Month 4

  • Visit Portugal for document submission & biometrics session (Travel for 2 business days)

  • Get a temporary residency for 1 year

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Year 2 & 3

  • Renewal of TR for 2 years

  • Stay for minimum 14 days in total

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Year 6

  • Apply for Permanent Residency / Citizenship

Portugal Golden Visa Update!

The long-awaited details for Portugal Golden Visa changes are officially declared as of February 12, 2021.


Given this, until December 31, 2021, the program will remain unchanged, where the acquisition of any type of property in any location (including in Lisbon or Porto) can be used towards a Golden Visa application.


Last chance to invest in residential property in Lisbon, Porto, and avail of Golden Visa!

From 1st January 2022 following will be the changes in real estate investment:

  • Purchase of real estate for residential purposes of at least 500,000 EUR will be only allowed in Azores, Madeira, or the inland of Portugal (including some areas within Algarve & Alentejo);

  • Purchase and rehabilitation of real estate for residential purposes of at least 350,000 EUR will be only allowed in Azores, Madeira, or the inland of Portugal (including some areas within Algarve & Alentejo.


To know more, Request a Call Back from our Golden Visa Experts.

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