A Golden Visa is a type of residence visa with added benefits, offered by several European countries. It is an investment scheme that ensures visa-free travel in the Schengen zone to non-European investors and their families.
The most common way of acquiring a Golden Visa is through property acquisition, although there are other alternatives related to business investments.
Through general investment in promising fields of local economy, is the other option to acquire the Golden Visa, and as investment consultants we would be happy to work together on a plan on how you can utilize the opportunity for Golden Visa investment by proposing business ventures that suit your individual needs and requirements as well as being relevant to your field of expertise.
It is worth mentioning that the applicable law for the Golden visa Programme may soon widen and the blend of acceptable investments will by including alternative types of assets (i.e government bonds, shares of existing companies, etc).
Real estate investment options for Golden Visa acquisition
There is an a bundance of choice when you are interested in investing in real estate for a Golden Visa. Whether you are investing in residential or commercial real estate, you can buy your property either as an individual or jointly with other investors, or alternatively as a legal entity (owning 100% of the company shares).
Types of properties eligible for a Golden Visa application are incredibly varied, ranging from apartments, detached houses, villas and entire buildings, to shops, offices, hotels and even plots of land.
If you would like to know more about the process of acquiring a permanent residence permit through real estate investment, feel free to browse our page on How to get a Golden Visa. Alternatively, feel free to contact us for details on the general investment route, as the process and timeline are slightly different.