The program was issued by the Government and takes effect on October 8th, 2012. It allows foreign investors and family members to have a Portuguese residence card or to settle in Europe quickly and simply with the lowest cost currently, only EUR 350,000.

The Portuguese Golden Visa program is a fast, simple and low-cost gateway to become a citizen of the EU community. With Portuguese nationality, investors and families do not only enjoy the benefits of medical education, social security, protection of citizens from the Portuguese Democratic Republic but also become EU citizens, and enjoy the common interests of the European Union.

1. Choose Golden Visa to settle in Europe with Mercan & FGV, What Will You Get?


  • 6-8 months to have residence card for the whole family
  • Enjoy all the rights of European citizens
  • The investment is only EUR 350,000 (lower than other Golden Visa programs)
  • Commitment to receive profit 4%/year
  • Commitment to pay back capital 100% (after 5 years)
  • Refund of property transfer tax up to EUR 13,000
  • Exemption of annual property taxes
  • Exemption of property management fees
  • Free stay at the project 7 days/year
  • Being the owner of the project
  • The right to withdraw capital/sell assets at any time (from 2nd year)
  • Being invested safely in assets generating real profits


  • Passport is valid
  • Maintain the investment for 5 years
  • Living in Portugal 7 days/year
  • Health insurance
  • Legal residence

5 NOs

  • No interview
  • No restrictions on age, education and language
  • Does not require business administration and management skills
  • No complicated claim of money source
  • No global tax

2. Conditions of Program Participation

  • Investors over 18 years old with good criminal record.
  • Keep the amount invested in the project for at least 5 years until you get your Permanent Resident Card.
  • Compulsory residence period: 7 days / year
    • After the 5th year: apply for Portuguese citizenship, become an EU citizen.
    • Applying for health insurance during your stay in Portugal.

3. Easy Process

  • Step 1: Sign a service contract and a lawyer contract with USIS
  • Step 2: Present at the Portuguese Consulate in Bangkok
  • Step 3:
    • Transfer investment fund
    • Wait for obtaining house ownership from the Department of Land Administration
  • Step 4: Present at the Portuguese Immigration Services
  • Step 5: Receive your residence card

4. Mercan Group – Investment Agency with over 28 Years of Experience in European Immigration Investment Consulting

  • Established since 1989 with 5 member companies
  • Owning branch offices in 20 countries with 10,000 employees
  • Helping 45,000 individuals permanently reside in Europe, USA and Canada
  • Having paid back over $35 million to investors in 8 Mercan projects
  • More than 28 years of experience in the field of immigration investment
  • Proud to be the international organization that most sustainably encourages immigration industry these days

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If you have any question about immigration programs, please register in the form below or contact USIS, we are willing to receive and answer all your questions.

Please contact us [email protected] or phone:

Ho Chi Minh city: 0909 337 657

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