Explore the Alluring Benefits of Investing in Portugal with Invest GC: Your Gateway to Residency and Beyond

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Portekiz’in büyüleyici manzaralarının ve doğasının bir parçası olmak için yollar mı arıyorsunuz? Eski kasabaları, hünerle dalgalanan tepeleri ve muhteşem sahil şeridi sizi içine çeken bir büyüye sahip olan bu Avrupa ülkesi sadece güzide şehirlerinden biri olan Lizbon’un  güzellikleriyle sınırlı değil; Portekiz aynı zamanda mülk sahibi olmanın, oturum hakkı kazanmanın ve hatta vatandaşlık elde etmenin cezbedici yollarını sunuyor. Bu kapsamlı rehberde, Ekim 2012’den beri yürürlükte olan Golden Visa (Altın Vize) ile Portekiz’de mülk sahibi olmanın büyüleyici dünyasını 10 soruda keşfedeceğiz. Ayrıca, oturum almanın inceliklerini öğrenmek ve InvestGC’nin hayallerinizi gerçeğe dönüştürmede sana nasıl yardımcı olabileceğine dair bilgileri paylaşacağız.

  1. Why Portugal? 

Yüksek yaşam kalitesi ve zengin kültürel tarihi yapılara ev sahipliği yapan batı Avrupa ülkeleri arasında olan Portekiz, son zamanların iş imkanları, çalışma hayatı, doğası ve eğitim fırsatlarıyla en gözde, en çok tercih edilen Avrupa ülkelerinden birisi haline gelmiştir. Zengin bir kültüre ve sayısız güzellikte yapılara sahip olan Portekiz, turizm ve yatırım açısından çok gelişmiş seçeneklere sahiptir.

  1. What Is the Portugal Golden Visa?

The Portugal Golden Visa program offers you the opportunity to obtain a residency permit by making an investment in Portugal. This special visa grants the right to live and work in Portugal while also providing visa-free travel to many countries in Europe. The most attractive aspect of the program is that your family can also benefit from this advantage alongside your investment. However, as of October 2023, the Golden Visa program is coming to an end. By investing a minimum of 280,000 Euros for 3 to 6 months, you can obtain permanent residency through the Golden Visa, and for citizenship, you need only reside for 7 days within 5 years.

  1. Reasons for the Recent Increase in Property Purchases in Portugal

Portugal is an attractive option due to its breathtaking natural landscapes, rich cultural history, and favorable opportunities for property acquisition. With diverse cities suitable for different lifestyles and preferences in Western Europe, Portugal has become one of the most valuable European countries, catering to those who seek metropolitan living in Lisbon and those looking for a stress-free life away from the city in the Algarve region, which is relatively economical.

  1. Advantages of Portuguese Residency

Portuguese residency not only opens up a splendid gateway but also allows seamless travel within the Schengen area. Additionally, as a residency holder, you can obtain the right to work and access various social services offered to the local population. The Golden Visa Portugal Residency is recognized for its economic stability among the European Union member countries, making it a secure option for those interested in real estate investments.

  1. Where to Obtain Portuguese Residency

To obtain Portuguese residency, you have various application types, as mentioned earlier, and it is essential to decide on the type of application first. Applications can be made by submitting the necessary documents to the local immigration office SEF or the Portuguese consulates and embassies, or many Portuguese residency applications can be completed online. You can fill out an online application form on the official website of the Portuguese Consulate or Embassy and then initiate the appointment process.

  1. Who Can Obtain Residency in Portugal

Portugal offers multiple options for those seeking residency. Residency can be classified into Portugal student residency, work residency, family reunification, and investor work permits. These individuals must demonstrate the financial means and assets to support themselves in Portugal and have a place of residence.

  1. Duration of Residency in Portugal

The processing time for residency applications may vary, but most applicants typically receive their residency permits within 8 to 10 months. Residency in Portugal can be divided into long-term and permanent residency. Long-term residency permits can last from 1 to 2 years and are extendable. Permanent residency permits are granted for 10 years.

  1. Documents Required to Obtain Residency in Portugal

To secure residency in Portugal, the foremost requirement is the application form, which can be obtained from the Portuguese Immigration and Border Control Service (SEF) or consulates and embassies. After completing this form, you must prepare the necessary documents to support the reason for your residency application and demonstrate sufficient financial resources to sustain your life in Portugal. In this seemingly complex process, there is no need to worry as Invest GC's expert and experienced team manages all the procedures on your behalf.

  1. Should I Buy or Rent Property in Portugal?

When purchasing a property with the Portugal Golden Visa, you can earn regular rental income in Euros. Buying property is highly beneficial for investors who do not want to take risks and desire guaranteed passive income. Fund investment is another option.  

  1. Property Prices in Portugal

The average price range per square meter in Portugal is between 1,200 and 4,972 Euros.

  1. Property Purchase Process in Portugal

Once an agreement on the property price is reached, the following steps will guide you on what to do next:

1. Select an attorney after agreeing on the property's sale price. Attorneys typically charge up to 1% of the sale price.

2. The buyer's attorney reviews property documents and prepares a commitment contract. This contract defines the property, its owners, and buyers, specifies purchase conditions and terms.

3. The seller and their attorney review the commitment contract and agree on the terms.

4. The buyer and the seller (or their representatives) sign the commitment contract and the buyer typically pays a deposit, which is usually 10%.

5. According to Portuguese laws, if the buyer withdraws from the agreement, they lose the paid deposit. If the seller withdraws, they are obliged to pay double the deposit to the buyer.

6. After fulfilling the commitment contract terms, the buyer and seller meet again to complete the final stage of the property sale, Escritura Publica de Compra e Venda. The buyer makes the remaining payment, the seller hands over the keys, and the property is registered in the new owner's name. The transaction is complete.

  1. Is Language Proficiency Required to Become a Portuguese Citizen?

To become a Portuguese citizen, one needs to speak Portuguese at a minimum A2 level and document it through a center authorized in Portuguese language proficiency, state-approved schools, and the Portuguese Employment and Vocational Training Institute (IEFP). However, like most European countries, English is widely spoken.

  1. Simplify Your Residency Process with Invest GC

Invest GC specializes in simplifying the complex process of obtaining residency in Portugal and making the right moves. Our experienced team and attorneys ensure the accurate and swift submission of your application. Your dream of living in Portugal is our top priority. Owning property and securing residency in Portugal opens the door to a charming lifestyle and endless opportunities. From picturesque landscapes to a rich cultural heritage, Portugal offers it all. Invest GC serves as your trusted partner in achieving your dream of living in Portugal.

  1. Residency Permit Prices in Portugal

Residency permit prices in Portugal are assessed based on whether the foreign applicants meet certain conditions. The most crucial ones include having resided in Portugal under a temporary residency permit for the last five years and having no criminal record, especially no imprisonment for more than one year within the last five years. The application fee per person is set at 5,366€.

The Portugal Residency Permit Program will conclude in October.