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Golden Visa Portugal

Portugal is the 8th country in the world leader in renewable energy production.

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Portugal as an oportunity

Portugal has become one of the most interesting cities, not only in terms of tourism and culture but also due to the new tax and investment regime for investments from abroad.
Every year Portugal receives more than 20 million tourists. Most of the government’s revenue goes to improving tourism standards, creating a clear revenue stream and resulting in major improvements to Portugal’s infrastructure, with new highways, new golf courses and even new underground parking facilities, the entire infrastructure of the country is booming and brings with it higher standards.
Portugal is the 8th country in the world leader in renewable energy production. At the beginning of 2018, the country has generated enough renewable energy to meet the country’s needs for one month.
The Global Peace Index 2021 points to Portugal as the 4th safest country in the World.

What is the ARI residence permit (Golden Visa)?

The Golden Visa residence permit was introduced through changes to immigration law 29/2012 which amended law 23/2007 to introduce changes for non-EU resident investors
allowing them to receive a temporary EU residence permit for up to 5 years in exchange for investments in real estate from Portugal.

  • Visa waiver: Possibility to travel in 26 EU countries without a visa.

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Ventajas de Golden Visa en Portugal:

  • The Golden Visa in Portugal is one of the most popular programs both in Europe and in the world, due to the relatively affordable and feasible investment requirements given the market prices.
  • Visa waiver: Possibility to travel in 26 EU countries without a visa.
  • Possibility to live, work and study in Portugal.
  • Extended to the whole family (economically dependent children under and over 18 years of age).
  • Access to the public system of social benefits.
  • It is only required to reside in Portugal 14 days during the first two years and 21 during the following 3 years.
  • Access to process permanent residence and nationality without long periods of permanence once the ARI requirements have been met for at least 5 years.

Procedure for obtaining a residence permit


Although the following procedures can be carried out digitally and/or by a legal representative,
the applicant can travel to Portugal during the duration of the Golden Visa application for:

The process to obtain a residence permit through an investment is 3 to 6 months.

– Passport or travel document.
– Proof of legal entry and stay in Portugal.
– Health insurance.
– Authorization of the consultation of the criminal history and certificate of penal to
the Portuguese government.
– Certificate of criminal history issued by the appropriate authority of the applicant’s
country or residence for more than one year.
– Certificate of tax or Social Security compliance.

All documents must be duly legalized or apostilled and translated by a sworn interpreter.

Permanent residence and citizenship

  • The residence permit must be applied for and once authorized, the applicant must provide the original documentation.
  • The first permit is issued for one year, although due to Covid-19 the duration of the permit has been increased to two years. Although, it can be renewed every 2 years.
  • Once 5 years have passed since obtaining the Golden Visa, you can request the renewal of the temporary permit for consecutive periods or request a permanent residence permit. After the age of 6, you can apply for Portuguese nationality if you meet the requirements.

The applicant must commit to:

  • Maintain the minimum investment 5 years.

         Being in Portugal:

  • During the first year: Minimum 7 days.
  • During the following two years: 14 days.
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Investment options in Portugal

360 Golden Visa le ofrece las siguientes posibilidades de inversión:

Transfer at least €500,000 to subscribe to shares, private equity or venture capital funds that invest at least 60% of their assets in Portuguese companies that are at least 5 years old at the time of investment and that are regulated under the commission of the Portuguese stock market (CMVM).

Transfer at least €1,500,000 in a Portuguese bank deposit or directly in Portuguese companies
Invest at least €1,500,000 in listed or unlisted Portuguese companies.
Invest at least €1,500,000 in public debt instruments, such as bonds and debt certificates of the Portuguese state

Acquire or invest in an asset for a minimum of €500,000, in an urban or rural area, for commercial, agricultural or tourist purposes.
If the area is considered a low population density area, the investment is reduced to €400,000.

As of January 1, 2022, only residential assets located in the Azores and Madeira or inland areas will qualify to obtain the Golden Visa (ARI).

Invest at least €350,000 in an asset to rehabilitate, built more than 30 years ago or located in an area classified as a “Rehabilitation Area”.
The company contracted for the rehabilitation must be certified by the IMPIC (Instituto dos Mercados Públicos, do Imobiliário e da Construçao).
If the asset is located in a low population density area, the investment is reduced to €280,000.

Invest at least €350,000 in research activities.
Invest at least €250,000 to collaborate in the preservation of the Cultural Heritage of Portugal.

Invest €350,000 through the creation of a new or existing company in Portugal. If they are created in a low population density area, the minimum is 8 jobs.

Invest at least €500,000 in a newly created company with at least 5 new jobs.

Preserving or creating 5 permanent jobs for a minimum of 3 years. Solutions and its real estate division — Goldcrest — hold forth unique license numbers.

Investment Options


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Golden Visa issued, valid for 2 years
Renewal of the residence permit, valid for two years.
Renewal of the residence permit, valid for two years.
Apply for permanent residence and citizenship since, in this way, it will not be necessary to renew the Golden Visa in the sixth year.