While Syria is a sanctioned nation, HQA applicants from sanctioned countries have, occasionally, been approved for the HQA Startup Visa based on the merits of their research funding proposal, and especially if they've been living outside of Syria for a significant period of time.
While Iraq is a sanctioned country, applicants from sanctioned nations have, on occasion, been approved for the HQA Startup Visa based on the strength and merits of their business and/or research funding proposal, and especially if they've been residing outside of Iraq for a significant period of time. We therefore encourage you to contact us [...]
While Iran is a sanctioned nation, applicants from sanctioned countries have been known to get approved for the Portugal HQA Visa based on the strength and merits of their startup and/or research funding proposal, especially if they've been residing outside of Iran for a meaningful period of time. We therefore encourage you to get in [...]
As of 2022, the Portuguese minimum wage is €705 per month, or €8,460 per year.
While your D7 Visa application can be approved in as little as 3 weeks, your SEF appointment in Portugal will likely be set for up to 6 months into the future from the time of approval. Therefore, it is advisable to assume that the entire process will take around 6 months to complete.
Given that you still need to identify and purchase a suitable property or invest in a suitable investment fund, the Portuguese Golden Visa application process generally takes significantly longer than the D7 application process. While the process took around 9 months before Covid-19, many applications are now taking around 12 months or more to complete.
The Portuguese Golden Visa Program does not have a minimum net worth requirement, however in order to gain Portuguese residency through this program, you’ll have to invest a minimum of €280,000 in Portuguese property (and most likely the minimum eligible investment for a freehold property will be priced at €350,000+). You also have the option [...]
The answer is yes, but not just any house. While the Portuguese Golden Visa Program does have a €280,000 investment option, investments at this price point are typically share-scheme investments, rather than freehold properties, in low-income, low-density areas outside of cities such as Porto and Lisbon. If you’re looking to obtain Portuguese residency by means [...]
Immigrating to another country is typically an administration intensive process – and especially if you’re buying a property in Portugal in the process. The D7 Visa Program is generally considered to be one of the fastest, most affordable ways of gaining Portuguese residency, however it does require you to stay in-country for longer than 6 [...]
There are various ways of getting residency in Portugal. In addition to applying for Portuguese residency by ancestry (also known as residency by descent), as the non-EU spouse of a Portuguese citizen, or on the basis of gaining Portuguese employment, you can also apply for residency via the Portuguese Golden Visa and D7 Passive Income [...]