Golden Visa is a Residency by Investment program offered by various European countries for investors wishing to relocate to Europe and live there or to maintain a second residency permit.
The Golden Visa programs are quite popular in obtaining European Residency and Citizenship. Many countries allow applicants to apply for permanent residency and citizenship within 5 to 10 years of receiving the Golden Visa. However, the resident must qualify the terms and conditions of the Golden Visa and must have fulfilled the minimum stay requirement to be considered for citizenship and a passport as well. Governments of various countries give immediate and permanent residency and citizenship to foreign investors against their investment in real estate and business capital. Golden Visa by investment is the most popular route to acquire European Citizenship. Real estate investment is considered a lucrative tangible asset which can generate rental returns; In addition, applicants have the right to sell the property once their citizenship is granted. In most countries, there is no need to live in the country after making the investment. The minimum investment is not less than $250,000 but can go up to $10 million depending on the size of investment and the country. There is a great demand for golden visa programs from investors who are coming from Middle East (UAE), Asia and Africa. Level Immigration makes what looks like an expensive and difficult option, affordable and complex free. With clients from the worldwide and various program options, we understand your reasons to gain another citizenship and we have the best solution which adapts your needs.
Residency Visa Programs, also known as Residency By Investment, offer third-party nationals and their families permanent residence in the country in exchange for investment into real estate and/or a financial contribution.
There are many countries around the world that offer Residency visa, including Malta, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Italy, and Portugal.
Greece offers one of the cheapest Residency visa options, only requiring applicants to invest a minimum of €250,000 in real estate.
The benefits of Residency visa differ from country to country. However, Residency visa typically offer investors the right to live, work, and study in the country where they are granted permanent residency. If the Residency visa is acquired from a country in the Schengen area, applicants are awarded visa-free access to the 26 Schengen countries and the EU. Applicants are also usually afforded the opportunity to apply for citizenship in the relevant country after a number of years, provided the minimum requirements for citizenship have been met.