CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT
Golden visa is a residence permit in Europe possibility for high profile non-European Union citizens. It consists on a citizenship by investment program.
Under the Golden Visa program, non-EU citizens simply need to make one of the investments provided for by law to qualify for a residence permit in Portugal. This residence permit will allow the investor and his / her family members to enter and / or live in Portugal and travel freely in 26 countries!
Freedom to travel to all European countries of the members of the Schengen area;
Low minimum stay requirements, 7 days in the first year and 14 days after 2 year periods;
Fully extendable to family members (no more investment requirements);
Possibility of permanent residence and Portuguese nationality after 5 years;
No limitations on ownership of the selected investment;
No limitations on subsequent investments or employment opportunities;
Access to all Portuguese public services, including health and education.
Investment funds must come from abroad;
Investment maintained for a minimum period of 5 years;
Residence application approved only after investment;
Absence of conviction for a relevant crime.