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Golden Visa Program/ ARI is the most attractive investor immigration program available for those wishing to immigrate to Europe. Compared to other residency by investment programs, this program has more lenient requirements, no need any management experience, minimum net worth, and basic require proof of the source of funds.

The Golden Visa Program/ARI is the fastest program that provides foreign investors the right to reside in Portugal/EU. It opens a gateway to get EU Citizenship and they can live freely anywhere in Europe.

A law enacted on October 8th 2012, residence permits to third country nationals, according to the “PROGRAM”, are granted to those who intend to perform, by themselves or through a company, any activity that generally leads to the concretization of at least one of the following situations, in national territory:

  • 1Capital transfer €1M
  • 210 jobs position
  • 3Purchase real estate project value equal to or above 500 thousand Euros
  • 4Purchase of real estate property with construction dating back more than 30 years or located in urban regeneration areas, for refurbishing, for a total value equal to or above 350 thousand Euros
  • 5Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 350 thousand Euros in Research activities or private scientific research institutions involved in the national scientific or technologic system
  • 6Capital transfer with a value equal to or above 250 thousand Euros in artistic output or supporting the arts, for reconstruction or refurbishment of the national heritage
  • 7Venture capital fund of funds
  • 8For constitution of a commercial society with head office in the national territory combined with the creation of five permanent working jobs

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The spouse, minor children, overage dependent children, siblings and parents of the applicant who are financially dependent on investor can jointly apply to receive Residence Permit in Portugal/EU.
The Investor (main applicant) and their family members can share the same benefits such as:

1. Receive residence permit
2. Visa-free travel to the 26 Schengen countries in Europe
3. Free to live, study and work in Portugal and/or EU countries*
4. Stay 7 days in Portugal per year to maintain residence permit
5. Apply for Citizenship 5 years later

* Residence permit (RP) in Portugal under ARI program allows people to live 7 days/year. To register in other countries while using RP Portugal, people need to have reasonable reasons such as: for study, retirement, work or do business purpose.

Please select Type of Investment

• Investment amount: 350,000EUR++
• Return on Investment (ROI): 3% rental lease guarantee*
• Income earned after 4 years (350,000EURO * 3% = 10,500 EURO * 4 years) = 42,000 EURO*
*ROI is calculated on 350,000EUR and could vary due to different projects/assets
• Investment amount: 280,000 EUR
• Guarantee buy backs after 5 years.

• Investor (Main Applicant)
• The Spouse
• Minors or unmarried children who are financially dependent on the Couple
• Parents of the Main Applicant or his/her spouse that live dependently on the Couple
• Minor siblings provided they live dependently on the main Applicant (special condition)

  • No requirement on management experience
  • No requirement on Age, Language or Education
  • Quick processing time, 1 year to get Portugal / EU residency
  • Various choices for investment, start from 280,000 EUR++
  • No requirement on Source of Investment fund
  • Receive guarantee return 3%/year
  • Refund 100% of investment after 5 years or flexible schedule of refund based on the desire of Investors
  • Portugal passport ranks the 3rd most powerful passport in the world
  • Free access visa to 172 countries
  • Right to live, do business, study in Portugal and/or EU under certain conditions
  • Minimum time requirement to stay in Portugal: 7 days per year
  • Travel freely within 26 countries of Schengen zone
  • Portugal doesn’t charge tax on worldwide income
  • Convert to citizenship easily and be granted EU benefits
  • Applicant assessment
  • Authenticate document at Portugal Embassy
  • Transfer Investment
  • Receive Residence Permit
  • Renew Residence Permit
  • Apply for Citizenship after 5 years.
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