Legal Assistance

Legal assistance on obtaing a Golden Visa in Portugal

The compliance with the request of the Gold Visa requires the implementation of certain actions, which require the assistance of Portuguese lawyer registered in the Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados). Specifically, the services that we believe should be provided by a lawyer are as follows:


  • Accompaniment and implementation of customer instructions throughout the negotiation process until the signing of the first commitment agreement, the promissory purchase and sale agreement;


  • Drafting and monitoring the lease negotiation process of acquired properties;


  • Analysis all the documents relating to ownership of the property and consultations conducted in the Land Registry Office, Tax Office and the City Council;


  • Registration of the acquisition title of the property right in the Land Registry (Conservatória do Registo Predial) and Financial Services Bureau (Serviços de Finanças);


  • Obtaining Portuguese tax number (VAT number) with the Financial Services Bureau;


  • Preparation and submission of the residence permit granted to investment activity (as "Gold"), and monitoring the process with the Foreigners and Borders Service ("SEF");


  • Accompaniment of applications for the renewal of the residence permit for investment;


  • Applications for granting the permanent residence permit and Portuguese nationality;


  • Acting as a trustee of all the legal documentation relating to customer property;


  • If required, elaboration of attorneys.