Portugal

 – Residency by Investment Program –

Date of last update – Dec 2023

The Highly Successful Golden Visa Program Is Back and It’s Easier Than Ever.
 

Welcome to the revamped Portugal Golden Visa program, the premier path to European Citizenship. Revived and now faster than ever, the Portugal Golden Visa program no longer relies on real estate investments; it has been reimagined into a highly efficient process to include mutual funds, cultural donations, scientific research and more.

Our preference, is the mutual fund route. Invest 500,000 Euros in a government-approved, fully regulated Portuguese mutual fund to secure your EU Residence card in just 12 months and your Portuguese passport in a mere 5 years.

Your capital is entirely guaranteed with a tax-free annual return of 2%. As a bonus, you get to enjoy an annual week-long stay with your family in one of 15 luxurious 5-star hotel options. All while maintaining minimal residence requirements of just 7 days per year.

Travel Freedom

Visa-Free travel to 180+ countries with citizenship

Visa Free

Visa-free access to 26 EU states with residency

Tax Benefits

Attractive tax scheme for non-habitual residents

World-class Education

Access to international universities at lower tuition rates

Premium Healthcare

Access to healthcare clinics & hospitals

Low Physical Residency Requirement

7 days per year

Safety & Security

Strong political stability & high levels of security

Eligiblity for EU Citizenship

Permanent Residency after 5 years leading to Portuguese citizenship

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Our team will help you navigate through the best programs suited for your business and personal needs, ensuring that you successfully obtain travel & financial freedom.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS FOR THE NEW GOLDEN VISA PROGRAM

  • A minimum capital transfer of 500,000 euros allocated to research activities conducted by either public or private institutions involved in the national scientific and technological system.
  • A minimum capital transfer of 250,000 euros designated for investments in or support of artistic production, preservation, or maintenance of Portugal’s cultural heritage.
  • A minimum capital transfer of 500,000 euros intended for the acquisition of shares in non-real estate collective investment schemes. These schemes must have a minimum maturity of five years, with at least 60% of the investment directed toward Portuguese-based companies.
  • A minimum capital transfer of 500,000 euros to establish a commercial company in Portugal or increase the share capital of an existing commercial company based in Portugal. This investment must be coupled with the creation of at least five permanent job positions or the retention of a minimum of ten job positions, including at least five permanent employees, for a duration of no less than three years.

STEPS AND PROCEDURES

Sign a retainer agreement for KB Group to act as your advisor for application, due-diligence & legal processes.

Arrange a visit the Portuguese embassy to attest the required list of documents.

Transfer the investment amount and any applicable fees into an approved Escrow account.

Travel to Portugal for biometrics and submit the application for permanent residence and the supporting documentation.

Temporary residency will be issued within 4 months of your investment.

Applications for your renewal of the ‘Golden Visa’ should be sent every 2 years for the next 4 years.

After your 5th year of residency you can then apply for Portuguese citizenship. Citizenship will be granted within 3-6 months depending on individual approval.

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