Portugal Golden VISA

New legal provisions open up the possibility of applying for a residence permit for pursuing investment activities to those who have entered the country regularly (v.g. holders of valid Schengen Visas, or beneficiaries of Visa exemption), by transferring capital, creating jobs or acquiring real estate, with advantageous periods of stay in Portugal.portugal golden visa

Our Assistance Every Step of the Way

We can help your clients with gaining access to the Golden Visa in Portugal. Integrated into our real estate services, we also have a team of legal and financial specialists that can assure you that all the proper steps are taken for your clients, from an optimal investment plan to the formalities of the Golden Visa. Our law team will handle all the issues involved with the legalities of obtaining the Visa and our finance tax advisers, work with the lawyers and handle the accounting and tax matters.

We can help your clients with gaining access to the Golden Visa in Portugal. Integrated into our real estate services, we also have a team of legal and financial specialists that can assure you that all the proper steps are taken for your clients, from an optimal investment plan to the formalities of the Golden Visa. Our law team will handle all the issues involved with the legalities of obtaining the Visa and our finance tax advisors, work with the lawyers and handle the accounting and tax matters.

The holders of Golden Residence Permit for Investment Activity have the right to family regrouping, and may gain access to a permanent residence permit, as well as to Portuguese citizenship in accordance to the current legal provisions.

Documents and conditions for applying / renewing your ARI according to the type of investment:

i) Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 1 million Euros

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

ii) Creation of, at least, 10 job positions

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

iii) Purchase of real estate property with a value equal to or above 500 thousand Euros

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

iv) Purchase of real estate property, with construction dating back more than 30 years, or located in ‘urban recovery areas’ for refurbishing, for a total value equal to or above 350 thousand Euros

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

v) Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 350 thousand Euros for investing in research activities conducted by public or private scientific research institutions involved in the national scientific or technologic system

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

vi) Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 250 thousand Euros for investing in artistic output or supporting the arts, for reconstruction or refurbishment of the national heritage, through the local and central authorities, public institutions, public corporate sector, public foundations, private foundations of public interest, networked local authorities, local corporate sector organizations, local associations and public cultural associations, pursuing activities of artistic output, and reconstruction or maintenance of the national heritage

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

vii) Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 500 thousand Euros, for purchasing shares in investment funds or in venture capital geared to capitalize small and medium companies, that, in turn, must present a feasible capitalization plan.

Initial application (PDF)
Renewal (PDF)

Family Reunification

Requirements and Documents (PDF)

What is the cost?
ARI Application Examination Fees = 514,80€
ARI Granting Fees = 5147,80€
ARI Renewal Fees = 2573,90€

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