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Golden Visa

Passport to Portugal has been at the forefront in implementing the government legislation which was introduced to encourage foreign investment into the country.

Developed in October 2012, the available options to acquire a Golden Visa has changed considerably over the years. PTP will be able to guide you through all the current options to ensure the appropriate investment route is selected.

Investment options range from €250.000 to €500.000. PTP and partners assist in identifying not only the appropriate investment option but guide all our clients through the selection, negotiation, due diligence and transactional process.

The residence permit is valid for a period of one year after issue and renewable for two subsequent periods of two years.

Family reunification is possible at any stage of the program.

Capital transfer:
One of the following options:

  • €500.000 for the acquisition of units of participation in investment funds or venture capital funds committed to the capitalization of companies incorporated under the Portuguese law, with a maturity of at least five years and with at least 60% of the investment portfolio in companies with a registered office in Portugal (direct or indirect real estate investment do not apply).
  • €500.000 for research activities of public or private entities that are part of the national scientific and technological system.
          €400.000 in a low population density area*
  • €250,000 in support of artistic production or in the recovery or maintenance of national cultural heritage.
          €200.000 in a low population density area*
One of the following options:

  • Creation of a minimum of ten new jobs
          Eight new jobs in a low population density area*
  • €500.000 for the incorporation of a commercial company that is registered and headquartered in Portugal, creation of a minimum of five permanent jobs for a period of three years (or the increase of the share capital of an existing company already incorporated and headquartered in Portugal, creating at least five permanent jobs or maintaining at least ten jobs for three years)

*A low population density area is defined as less than 100 inhabitants per km² or with a GDP per capita below 75% of the national average.