“Palm View Vacations, one of the worlds most elite vacations clubs, are offering a unique opportunity to acquire full citizenship – See Here!“ Located in South Western Europe, the Portuguese Republic is a semi-presidential republic with a democratically elected government system that has been in place since 1974. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Kingdom of Spain, Portugal is a developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards. It is one of the world’s most globalised and peaceful nations with an agreeable year round mild climate. Portugal is a member of the prominent United Nations, European Union, Eurozone, OECD, NATO, WTO, Schengen Area.
The Portugal Programme
The Portugal Golden Visa Economic Citizenship Program is a legal naturalisation program based on the law and guaranteed by the Government since 2007. Order n.1661-A/2013: Act n.29/2012 of August 9 amending Act n.23/2007 of July 4, laying down the legal framework for the entry, permanence and exit of foreigners from national territory, has provided for a new special legal resident status for the conduct of investment activities in the country.
This amendment allowed for a shortened residency requirement of 7 days per year for 5 years during the Permanent Residency period at the end of which the applicant and any family can apply for Citizenship.
Amongst the usual benefits you would associate with dual citizenship, some of the other key benefits with the Portugal Investment programme include:
- Citizenship of a European Union member country.
- Permanent EU Residency in 45 days, citizenship after 6 years.
- Total freedom to move, live and work in all EU countries.
- Only 7 days residency a year in Portugal required.
- Visa-free access to over 150 countries.
- Irrevocable citizenship for your lifetime & future generations.
- Investment options into Fixed Deposit, Real Estate or a Business.
- No need to renounce your current citizenship(s)
- Investment after your application is approved, not before.
- Based on law & is guaranteed by government since 2007.
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The Application Process
1Step 1 (Introduction)
Berkeley will pre-screen your passport copy for local Government pre-approval. We will also request a down payment of professional fees to open your application along with assisting you in the collection of the documents required in the application check-list.
2Step 2 (Initial Application)
Stage 2 is where you submit your application and pay due diligence fees. If you are taking the real estate option you will reserve your chosen property. This is refunded if you are not approved. This stage also includes a due diligence report being submitted to the government.
3Step 3 (Secure Payment)
Once your initial visa application has been approved the investor is required to open a bank account, purchase Real Estate or pay the donation and meet the Immigration Officer. The investor will receive EU Permanent Residency Card once complete.
4Step 4 (Residency & Citizenship)
After residency has been granted, the investor is required to visit Portugal for 1 week a year to fulfil the residency requirement. The investor must renew their Residency after 12 and 36 month checkpoints. After 5 years, the investor can apply for Citizenship.