GOLD VISA UNITED STATES residence visa for investors
HOW TO TRAVEL FREELY IN EUROPE? With an Investor Visa - Golden Visa, You can live throughout the European Space Schengen.
Any holder of this residence can choose your country of residence from 30 different countries.
Visa Gold / ARI
What is? ARI
or Residence Permit Investment activity is the possibility of foreign
investors (third-country nationals) require a residence permit for the
purpose of carrying out an investment activity by completing certain
requirements, including the completion of transfer of capital , job creation or purchase of real estate. The medium most used by the persons concerned have been buying real estate.
Who can apply? All those who, being nationals of third countries, carry at least one of the investment activities under the law: • Acquisition of immovable property of value less than 500,000 euros • Transfer of capital in the amount not less than 1 million euros • Creation of at least 10 jobs • The third-country nationals in the capital of a company established
in Portugal or in another EU Member State and a permanent establishment
in Portugal complying with the abovementioned requirements
Other requirements that need to be met • Absence of condemnation for a crime in Portugal is punishable by deprivation of liberty lasting less than one year • Do not meet the entry ban period in the national territory, subsequent to a country's removal order • Absence indication in the Schengen Information System • indication Absence of integrated SEF information for the purpose of refusing entry • investment activity maintenance for at least 5 years
Advantages of Gold Visa • Allows, in a more simplified form, enter and remain in Portugal or in another European country • Allow to settle and invest in Portugal, creating links with the
Portuguese territory and others that are related through the Schengen • Enables privileged access to areas with growing economies that have good relations with Portugal • Allows access to the permanent residence permit • Allows access to Portuguese nationality
Duration of Visa Gold The residence permit is granted for an initial period of 1 year and
may be renewed for periods of two years (fulfilled if the allocation
Gold Visa Renewal For renewal of the residence permit, applicants must demonstrate
citizens have met the following minimum stay periods in the country: • 7 days at the first year • 14 days in subsequent periods of two years
Necessary Documents / Evidence • Passport or other valid travel document • Proof of entry and legal stay in Portugal • Health insurance Proof • Request for criminal record query Portuguese for Foreigners and Borders Service • criminal record in the country of origin or country of residence for more than one year • contributory situation regularized
family reunification The residence permit holders can apply for family reunification.