The holders of Golden Residence Permit for Investment Activity have the right to family regrouping, and may gain access to a permanent residence permit, as well as to Portuguese citizenship in accordance to the current legal provisions.
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Frquently Asked Questions:
1-Residence permit shall be granted for performing investment activities to third State citizens who, cumulatively:
a) Fulfill the general conditions laid down by Article 77, with the exception of subparagraph a), paragraph 1;
b) Hold a valid Schengen visa;
c) Legalize their permanence in Portugal within 90 days of their first entry into national territory;
d) Fulfill the conditions laid down by subparagraph d), paragraph 3.
2-Residence permit shall be renewed for a period of two years pursuant to this Act, provided the requirements laid down in sub-paragraph d), Article 3 remain valid.
3- The conditions for applying the special framework pursuant to this Article, specifically with regards minimum quantitative requirements, minimum periods of permanence, and means of evidence, shall be laid down by Order of the members of the government in charge of Foreign Affairs and Internal Affairs.
Order 1661-A/2013 (Amends Order 11820-A/2012) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, published in the Portuguese Official Journal [DR 19 SÉRIE II] of 28 january 2013 (PDF)
Order 11820-A/2012 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, published in the Portuguese Official Journal [DR 171 SÉRIE II, 1º SUPLEMENTO] of 4 September 2012 (PDF)
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