Portugal Defers Controversial Golden Visa Change Excluding Lisbon and Porto to January 2022

Portugal Golden Visa Investors Move On From Real Estate

Portugal’s golden visa program, especially its investment fund option, may see renewed interest as Greece considers a hike in its minimum investment. Portugal’s decision to remove real estate investment as an eligible investment option for its golden visa program was a huge surprise for investors. However, there has been no drastic fall in demand for the program,…

America Pips China as Top Source of Applicants for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2022

America Pips China as Top Source of Applicants for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2022

A look at Portugal’s golden visa numbers for the first half of 2022 has some predictable outcomes along with a surprising and unprecedented development.  The Predictable Bit Demand for Portugal’s golden visa continues to soar and the program continues to attract precious investment into the country. The first half of 2022 saw a 33 percent…

After COVID-19: Economic and Geopolitical Risks To Fuel Investment Immigration Demand

After COVID-19: Economic and Geopolitical Risks To Fuel Investment Immigration Demand

With the COVID-19 pandemic waning, how will demand for investment immigration programs like Portugal’s golden visa, the US EB-5 or St. Kitts’ citizenship by investment program change?  The battle against the pandemic is on the last lap, but its economic and social impact will be felt for a long time ahead. And investment immigration is…

Portugal Defers Controversial Golden Visa Change Excluding Lisbon and Porto to January 2022

Portugal Defers Controversial Golden Visa Change Excluding Lisbon and Porto to January 2022

Portugal has announced amendments to its golden visa program that will come into force from January 2022. The significance of this decree is that it defers the exclusion of Lisbon and Porto from the golden visa program from July 2021 to January 2022.  Other changes include changes to the minimum investment required under the Capital…

Connection between the Pandemic and Investment Immigration Demand

Investment Immigration Demand Spikes as UAE Expats Seek Protection from Future Lockdowns

Demand for Portugal’s golden visa and citizenship by investment programs of St. Kitts and Nevis as well as St. Lucia have spiked among the expat residents of the United Arab Emirates. The reason? Travel restrictions brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic. Connection between the Pandemic and Investment Immigration Demand The UAE has a large population…