How does Portugal Golden Visa work? Who qualifies for a golden visa in Portugal? Is Portugal Golden Visa still available? All that you need to know about the Portugal Golden Visa Residence Program!

Do you want to start your Golden Visa journey and you are looking for the right investment? We would like to introduce you a specific property type to invest in Portugal real estate and give you some accurate information so you can make the right decision. 

What Portugal investors are looking for

Based on our experience helping investors on their Golden Visa applications, we observe different purposes on why they ‘re seeking for a Portugal Visa. Many of them are looking for a permanent residence in Portugal and/or want to acquire the Portuguese citizenship. Others just want to invest in Portugal real estate to be able to seasonal usage. Also, plenty of these clients just have an investment purpose to generate a passive income.

Lately hotel investments became very popular. When it comes to real estate investing, and regardless of the investment purpose, there are important criteria that are always taken into account. When it comes to investing in a hotel, these criteria are also seen as advantages.

  • guaranteed buyback; 
  • guaranteed annual return;
  • no real estate taxes;
  • well-known developer with track record;
  • big hotel chain.  

Invest in a Hotel

The Portugal Golden Visa Program is known as the fastest way to obtain European Union residence permit through investment activity. This initiative wants to boost the economy of the country by attracting foreign investment, offering several benefits that the investor is able to enjoy.

The Golden Visa in Portugal benefits you should know are:

  1. Granted European Union Residency for you and your family (children and parents);
  2. Free European Union Education for your children;
  3. Possibility to ask for your second passport after 5 years (Portuguese passport is the 6th strongest in the world);
  4. You don’t need to reside in Portugal, just to visit the country for 7 days per year;
  5. Opportunity to work and conduct businesses in Portugal and European Union;
  6. Real Estate investment starts from €280,000;
  7. Possibility of renting out the property after purchase and generating stable passive income (for investments on commercial & residential properties);
  8. Easy investment exit with possibility to sell the property after 5 years and benefit from price appreciation (for investments on commercial & residential properties).

In this category, the minimum amount required starts from €280,000 but there are projects which amount necessary is €350,000 or €500,000. It depends on the project itself.

All investment opportunities that we have in our available in our portfolio are eligible for the Golden Visa Program, which means that they all have the advantages and the benefits we have identified here. 

Portugal Real Estate

Porto, Lisbon and Algarve, respectively, in the North, Center and South of the country, are the most touristic regions of Portugal and for that reason has attracted more and more investment activity so it can face the touristic demand. 

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. The city has long been a top destination for wine lovers and also, for those who admire great architecture, so Porto have a varied one. Travelers can visit the city's wealth of museums, relax in its verdant parks and hit the beach. 

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, the most important city in Portugal that, perfectly, combines different cultures, trends and lifestyles. It’s a business center but also has great beaches to discover. The Portuguese Capital has a unique beauty and an internationally acclaimed architectural singularity.

Algarve is the favorite region for beach holidays for both Portuguese and foreigners. Portugal’s southernmost region is known for its Atlantic beaches and golf resorts. It is a region blessed with glorious sandy beaches and picturesque fishing towns, and every year attracts millions of tourists from all over the world.

The real estate market in Portugal has shown enormous growth potential, mainly in the touristic area, as evidenced by the classification obtained in the Tourism Competitiveness Index, where it reached first place in the category of Tourist Infrastructure, worldwide. This study dates from 2019 and was prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Invest with us

Our team is specialized on the Golden Visa Program and also have Real Estate professionals, offering not only traditional buying and selling services, but also investment project management.

Our knowledge enables us to help you find the right investment for your purpose and support you through the Golden Visa application. Here you can find our hotel investment opportunities there are available at the moment.

Contact us if you want to know more about the process of investing and the Golden Visa in Portugal.

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