Portugal Golden Visa

Residency By Investment

Second Passport Through Business and Real Estate Investment

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Portugal Citizenship by Investment

At Fast Passport Boutique, we offer citizenship by investment solutions in Portugal, also known as Golden Visa Portugal, to individuals who want to gain the right to travel and work. Our range of citizenship for sale options includes golden visas and second passport opportunities through investment. The citizenship by investment programs in Portugal are tailored to meet clients’ financial needs, enabling them to reap maximum benefits from the new citizenship that they acquire. We have years of experience in helping people achieve their citizenship goals; evaluating each customer’s unique situation is our priority. Our dedicated team is on hand to make sure that applicants attain reliable results with flexible requirements, belonging to one of the most recognized program available in the market today.

Portugal Overview

Portugal is an extremely favourable country in Europe for many who wish to settle down and live in a friendly, beautiful, relatively low-cost country which also offers the safety and hospitality of its natives to newcomers.

With the ongoing housing crisis in Portugal, the government has changed its Golden Visa Program to tackle current economic issues. 

While the program isn’t closed, Portugal no longer allows applicants to make purchases for real estate and real estate-related funds as qualifying investments to get residency in Portugal. Still, certain Portuguese funds will remain a valid choice for prospective investors.   

As remaining investment options are much higher in price, Fast Passport Boutique recommends looking into Portugal’s D7 Visa. It is one of the most affordable European residency programs right now, with just a minimum of €7,200  yearly passive income to qualify or enough passive income to fully support you without relying on your salary.
Discover the benefits of the Portugal D7 visa below.

Investment

Minimum investment of €500,000

Processing Time

Processing time of three to six months.

Key Benefit

Visa free travel to over 171 countries

The real estate acquisition route for Golden Visa has been closed. 

We offer you an Exclusive Option that is eligible for new Golden Visa rules:
Venture Capital Investment Fund Donation

Transfer of capital of 500 000 EURO, shares acquisition, or non-real estate collective investment entities

Investment fund key benefits:

  • Guaranteed payback
  • Residence
  • A path to citizenship

Payback is available every 6 months from year 6 of investment

 

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Citizenship by Investment Portugal

  • Venture Capital/Private Equity Fund: €500,000
  • Research Activities Donation: €500,000
  • Company Creation: Either 10 employees or €500,000 + 5 employees
  • Spouse
  • Children under the age of 18
  • Dependent adult children who are full-time students (under 26 years of age)
  • Dependent parents
  • Siblings under 18 years of age
  • The Golden Visa is initially valid for one year, renewable after that for two-year periods (you must maintain investment for five years)
  • You can apply for permanent residence or a Portuguese passport after five years of temporary residence
Citizenship By Investment

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All the essential information, including the step-by-step procedure, requirements for applicants, required documents, and answers to frequently asked questions, is provided for a comprehensive understanding of the application process.

Benefits of Portugal Golden Visa

Process

  • Portuguese residence in 4-6 months
  • Portugal allows dual citizenship. No need to renounce your current citizenship
  • No long-term residency requirement (First year, seven days and 14 days for two-year periods after that)
  • No interview, language skills, education or management experience is required
  • Include spouse and dependent children and parents in one application

Global Mobility

  • Portugal Golden visa allows you to travel visa-free within the entire Schengen Area
  • Apply for Citizenship after 5 years
  • Travel visa-free or visa on arrival to over 170 countries worldwide

Wealth Protection

  • If you reside less than 6 months out of the year in Portugal, you are considered a non-tax resident; as a result, you will only pay taxes on income gained in Portugal
  • Double tax treaties with 80 countries (ensuring that you only pay taxes in Portugal or the other countries but not in both)
  • No inheritance tax in Portugal
  • Benefit from a favourable tax regime for the first 10 years

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Country Information

Portugal Is one of the oldest countries in Europe, located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula.

Portugal is a relatively small country of approximately 11 million people. It is safe and stable with a low crime rate, an ideal country for raising families, conducting business, studying, or travelling.

Portugal offers many investment opportunities in the private and public sectors with its secure and fast-growing market with access to the entire Schengen area.

Portuguese Mediterranean climate is characterized by its mild winters and pleasant summers.

Portuguese is the primary official language, but English is widely spoken.

The World’s and Europe’s leading destination by World Gold Awards.

Preferred and most welcoming nation for expats.

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, utilizing the EUR as its official currency, with an exchange rate of 1 USD to 0.89 EUR. The city has a population of 10,355,493 and operates under a Federal Parliamentary Democracy government system. Portuguese are the predominant languages spoken in this vibrant capital.

Citizenship By Investment

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Fill up the eligibility form today, and we will contact you at the preferred time.

FAQs about Portugal

  • Access to 26 nations in the EU, and visa-free travel to 183 nations
  • Affordable investment options starting from 250,000 Euros
  • 5-years until you qualify for a European passport
  • A sound investment in a buoyant market that can lead to real returns
  • Option to become a non-habitual resident and pay little to no tax for 10 years
  • Short stay requirement
  • Be either non-EU, non-Swiss, or non-EEA resident
  • Minimum investment of €250,000
  • Range of investment routes to pick
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Spend a minimum of seven days in Portugal for the first year, then no less than 14 days each subsequent two-year period (this is called the stay requirement)

The NIF is your tax identification number, distributed by the Portuguese fiscal authorities, and it is used for tax purposes to carry out various transactions including opening a Portuguese bank account and buying property

To open a Portuguese bank account, Fast Passport Boutique can introduce you to a competent English-speaking banker in Portugal that can open a bank account even before you come to Portugal

If you ask the experts, we can say without a doubt that the best Portuguese Golden Visa investment option is a residential real estate investment. Over 92% of applicants seek this investment route. The minimum investment is €500,000, which must be made on any type of property or in any number of properties in Portugal’s designated interior areas.
The Portugal Golden Visa processing times usually take anywhere from three to six months for approval and issuance of your residence card. Once your Golden Visa is issued, your residence card is valid for 2 years.

With the Golden Visa program, you can secure dual citizenship. In Portugal, this is allowed and there are no additional requirements for this. However, check that dual citizenship is allowed for your country of origin.

For the Portugal Golden Visa Residence Permit via property investment, an investor must also consider the following taxes and costs:

  • “IMT” or Property Transfer Tax” is the tax on the transfer of ownership of property and it varies with the price of the property (It is a sliding scale based on the purchase price – a guideline figure is circa 5-6%)
  • Stamp Duty – normally 0.8% of the property price
  • “IMI” or Council Tax, which is the annual municipal property tax; it is levied between 0.3% and 0.5% on the property’s tax value payable on an annual basis
  • Rental income will be taxed at a rate of 28%

If the holder of the golden visa does not stay in Portugal for more than 183 consecutive days, he/she will not be required to pay taxes for income generated outside of Portugal.

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