Portugal is a peaceful and welcoming country with a long tradition of successful integration of foreign communities. Now, it also has one of the best programmes for obtaining residence permits for foreign investors.

In exchange for investment in Portugal, a Residence Permit is issued (GOLDEN VISA) offering to the holder:
• Exemption from other visa requirements to enter Portugal
• The right to live and work in Portugal, while maintaining residence in another country
• Exemption from visa requirements to travel within the Schengen Area
• Family reunion.

Holders of Golden Visas can extend these benefits to direct family members.

In order to be eligible for the programme, an investor must invest in Portugal in one of five ways:
1. Creation of at least 10 new jobs;
2. Transfer of capital in an amount equal to or greater than €500,000.00, which is applied to research activities carried out by public or private scientific research institutions;

3. Capital transfer of an amount equal to or greater than € 250,000.00, which is used to invest in or support artistic production, recovery or maintenance of national cultural heritage;
4. Capital transfers of an amount equal to or greater than €500,000.00 intended for the acquisition of shares in non-real estate collective investment undertakings, where 60% of the value of the investments is made in commercial companies based in Portugal;
5. Capital transfers of €500,000.00 or more, intended for the incorporation of a commercial company with its headquarters in Portugal, combined with the creation of five permanent jobs, or to increase the share capital of a commercial company with its headquarters in Portugal, already incorporated, with the creation of at least five permanent jobs or the maintenance of at least ten jobs, with a minimum of five permanent ones, and for a minimum period of three years;

The type of investment may be changed during the investment period. The property acquired may be rented and generate income for the investor.

Investors must not have any prior criminal record in the Schengen Area or country of origin. They are required to stay, on average, 7 days a year in Portugal.

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Goldreds has a rich property portfolio and will help you in your investment choices, property or other areas of business.

We assist clients throughout the entire process, from the time you decide to come to Portugal. We organize travel and accommodation and help you choose an investment, providing support with all the necessary procedures to obtain a Resident’s Permit in the shortest time possible.

Goldreds also deals with all matters relating to your family’s needs. Should your children be planning on studying in our country, we can help them in the choice of their future school. We can also help you with regard to choosing the best solutions for health or property insurance.

Our company can assist in the maintenance of your property in Portugal with services which include decoration and remodelling work, dealing with utilities companies – electricity, gas, water, telephone, television and the drawing up and management of rent contracts, etc.

PORTUGAL Wonderful Country

Portugal enjoys an excellent geographic position. At the convergence of three continents – Europe, Africa and America –, has always been a central point for the most important international routes. Portugal is a privileged business platform for East and West: to the first, is an important gateway to the EU market and a privileged platform for the relationship with the Portuguese-speaking African countries; to the latter, is a transatlantic bridge and central point for important international routes.
In general, Portuguese climate tends to be mild throughout the year, with long, hot summers, mild springs and autumns and relatively mild winters, although temperatures and climatic conditions are marked by strong local differences. In southern latitudes, Portugal has a Mediterranean climate.
Portuguese people are warm and welcoming. They welcome all visitors, wherever they come from. Indeed, they come from everywhere in the world since the country is situated on the West Coast of Europe, and therefore an entry into the Schengen area. Portugal is a multi-ethnic/religious country, and a harmonious relationship exists. Much of the population speaks foreign languages, particularly English. As a workforce, a significant part of the active population presents a high level of education in a wide range of fields, especially in Business & Administration and new Technologies, with high motivation and adaptability.
At Portugal, you can have access to a high-quality, public and private, education system. You have the opportunity to learn the third most widely spoken European language in the world, making a bridge to Africa and Brazil. If you prefer an international environment, note that there are several International Schools throughout the country, attended by both Portuguese and foreign students. Over there, students can join international programs such as the “International Baccalaureate (IB) program,” or the “British GCSE and GCE examination systems”.
Portugal has very well developed physical and IT Infrastructure. The country is among those with some of the most advanced communication systems. Has a very recent road network, with one of the highest density highway system that provides direct connections to Spain and Central Europe. Additionally, Portugal has 3 international airports in the mainland and 7 in the Azores and Madeira Islands with regular daily flights to all major world cities. By sea, the 3 main ports (Leixões, Lisbon, and Sines) have regular cargo lines, linking Portugal to the North, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Middle East and dedicated train lines to expedite goods.
Business environment
Portugal is a founding member of the European Union and the euro zone. The EU is now established as one trading area with no internal fares and with common standards applying to virtually the full range of commercial life. Portugal a politically stable environment with a democratically elected parliamentary government and is very welcoming of foreign business and investment. The Portuguese is committed to attract FDI, expanding trade with South America, Africa, and Asia, focusing on niche sectors of the economy such as tourism, renewable energy, high quality industrial components, technology services, and value-added agricultural products. Portugal is one of the lower commercial cost business environments in Western Europe.
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