The D2 Visa
This Visa is the best option for those who intend to engage in investment activities in Portugal, through the establishment of a business activity in Portugal.
One of the visas that has attracted the most attention from foreigners is the visa for Entrepreneurial Immigrants. This Visa is the best option for those who intend to engage in investment activities in Portugal, through the establishment of a business activity in Portugal. The purpose behind this kind of visa is to attract external resources to foster the Portuguese economy.
To apply for the D2 visa, it is necessary, among other assumptions, that a company be set up in Portugal. Portuguese law provides for different types of corporate arrangements. However, the limited liability company (LLC) and the sole proprietorship limited companies have been the most used. While the first type of partnership involves a minimum of two partners, the sole proprietorship limited company requires a single partner. In any case, the share capital is freely fixed in the social contract.
Opening a company has some associated costs, which cannot be forgotten by those who intend to undertake in Portugal. Pay attention to the following costs:
We are prepared to assist you in this step. We can create the company in 24 hours, if all the required documents are presented in time. Please have in mind that the company will be registered in the Portuguese Commerce Registry Office – usually takes around 48-72 business hours.
To submit a D2 visa application to a Portuguese Consulate/Embassy, it is necessary to proceed with the elaboration of a business plan, identifying the objectives and the way the investment value will be used. We will assist you in the drafting of this document. The other documents needed will be:
After the submission of all documentation, the decision on granting the visa by the Consulate takes between 30 and 60 days.