Portugal has been one of the most attractive destinations for foreign investment in recent years. The Golden Visa program launched in 2012, and some other government initiatives, such as the Non-Habitual Residence tax status, have helped to promote Portugal globally by drawing the attention of investors.
The dynamic Portuguese market has many opportunities, from beach houses to luxury resorts to historic villas.
Portugal is the third safest country in the world, according to the 2020 Global Peace Index, behind only Iceland and New Zealand. Portugal is considered a politically and economically stable country with a low crime rate; Portugal has many desirable qualities for investors.
Several determinants make Portugal an intelligent choice for real estate investment, from its intrinsic values, such as the landscape and climate, to more temporary reasons driven by economic factors.
Investing in Portugal can give investors and their families unique opportunities to obtain a residence permit through a Golden Visa. The golden visa program in Portugal is one of the most flexible and easy investment programs through which non-EU citizens can obtain a residence visa in the country and Europe. One of the most significant advantages of the program is that the investor and his family members can join the application and obtain European citizenship.
By investing €350,000 in selected real estate projects, residence permit holders are entitled to live in Portugal. They can also take advantage of visa-free travel within the 26 member countries of the Schengen area. Furthermore, Golden Visa holders can do business, work and study in Portugal.
One of the most attractive options is the opportunity to apply for permanent residency and citizenship after five years. The applicant and his family must have resided for two weeks every two years to renew the Portuguese Golden Visa.
The Startup Visa is a residence Visa for entrepreneurs offered by IAPMEI and aims to attract investment, talent, and capacity for innovation in Portugal.
Entrepreneurs who want to establish an innovative company or transfer or develop their Startup and business projects to Portugal can apply for this type of Visa. This scheme covers up to 5 entrepreneurs in each project who are granted residence Visas.
The first Visa granted to a person will be valid for two years, after which it can extend for three years. After 5 years, the applicant can obtain a Portuguese passport.
The Portugal D7 Visa is an affordable and attractive immigrant Visa that allows non-EU citizens and their family members to reside legally in Portugal, provided they have sufficient funds to cover living expenses during their stay in Portugal.
Retired foreign citizens, entrepreneurs, and immigrants with a known fixed income, such as movable assets, real estate, and financial investments, can apply for a D7 Portugal Visa. To apply for this Visa, you must apply at the Portuguese embassy or consulate in your current country of residence. This request is not possible within Portugal.
D7 Portugal Visa is valid for two years, and after you can renew it for another three years. After five years, you can apply for permanent residency in Portugal.
Successful D7 Visa applicants must reside in Portugal for at least 183 consecutive days per year. They can also stay in Portugal for eight months with different breaks throughout the year.
Startup Incubator is a collaborative program designed to help new Startups succeed. Incubators help entrepreneurs solve some problems usually associated with launching a Startup by providing seed capital, workspace, training, and mentoring. The sole purpose of the Startup incubator is to help entrepreneurs to grow and develop their businesses.
One of the benefits of the Portugal Startup Visa is to receive an accompanying Visa for the applicant's family to immigrate to Portugal. Family members and dependents include the following people:
The entrepreneurship Visa program was launched in 2018 by the Portuguese government to attract entrepreneurial talent and investors from other countries.
This program aims to provide residency and entrepreneurial incentives to professionals and investors to transfer knowledge and technology to Portugal. Currently, 1% of the total GDP of Portugal is formed by the activities of innovative companies and entrepreneurial programs.
All entrepreneurs and investors from all over the world can apply for this program.
• Have a capital of at least 5,300 € in the bank.
Sending documents by the applicant to Itugal
Registration of Portuguese residency application by Itugal on behalf of the applicant
Receiving the invitation from the Portuguese government by Itugal and presenting it to the applicant
Registration of the Visa application to the Portuguese embassy by the applicant in cooperation with Itugal
Proceeding to enter Portugal, rent a residence and open a bank account
Attending the immigration office and applying for a two-year resident card
End of the second year of residence, an extension of residency for another 3 years
At the end of the fifth year of residency, register an application for citizenship and receive a permanent residence card.
In addition to the above, you will need the following documents to apply for a Startup Visa:
v Itugal Investment Group will receive the tax number and social security number of Portugal in the shortest possible time with a power of attorney and without the need for you to be in Portugal.
Do not worry! You can easily get your Startup Visa. The experienced and professional team of Itugal is with you on the way to immigrating to Portugal through the Startup Visa and will guide you in this way.
Itugal Group has more than 10 years of experience in investing, creating, and advising businesses and residents in Europe. It started its professional activity in 2010 in entrepreneurship and is currently engaged in professional activities in various fields, such as new and cutting-edge technologies, science (such as artificial intelligence, health, agriculture, blockchain, and fintech), construction and renovation, import and export, tourism and immigration.
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