D2 Startup Visa vs Family Reunion Visa in Portugal

Global Citizen Solution
Excellent 4.9
Services
Price
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Tax representation
NIF
150€
7 days
1 year
D7
3000€
3 months
1 year
D2
3000€
2-3 months
1 year
Golden Visa
6000€
1-5 years
1 year
Family Reunion
2000€
1 month
1 year
NHR
600€
5 weeks
1 year
Description

Global Citizen Solution offers lots of services including NIF number, D7 visa, D2 visa, Golden Visa, NHR status and much more.

e-residence
Very Good 4.1
Services
Price
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Tax representation
NIF
150€
3 days
1 year
NHR
500€
2-3 weeks
1 year
Family Reunion
1000€
1-2 months
1 year
D2
2000€
3-4 months
1 year
D7
2000€
2 months
1 year
Golden Visa
3000€- 6000€
1-5 years
1 year
EU citizen residency registration + Bank account + NIF
2000€
1 day upon arrival
1 year
Description

e-residence cover lots of services including Visas and NIF numbers and much more. They reply pretty fast and they are very professional.

GoVisaFree
Very good 4.1
Services
Price
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Tax representation
NIF
150€
5 days
1 year
D2
2000€
1-3 months
1 year
Golden Visa
2000€-6000€
1-5 years
1 year
NHR
600€
3-5 weeks
1 year
D7
3000€+
1 year
1 year
Family Reunion Visa
2000€
1-3 months
1 year
Description

GoVisaFree offers lots of services including NIF number, D7 visa, D2 visa, Golden Visa, NHR status and much more.

LVP Advogados
Good 3.5
Services
Price
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Tax representation
NIF
300€
1 month
1 year
Family reunion
2000€
3 months
1 year
NHR
600€
5 weeks
1 year
Golden Visa
2000€-10000€
1-6 years
1 year+
D7
1000€+
2-3 months
1 year
D2
2000€
3 months
1 year
Description

LVP Advogados provide extensive assistance to international Clients with obtaining Portugal-resident status, from the planning stage down to the practicalities of the application and of registering with the relevant entities.

Ei! Migration Agency
Very good 4.1
Services
Price
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Tax representation
NIF
150€
20 days
1 year
Golden Visa
6000€
1-6 years
1 year
NHR
500€
2-3 weekss
1 year
D7
2000€
1-2 months
1 year
D2
1500€
2-3 months
1 year
Famiy Reunion
2000€
3 months
1 year
Description

Ei! Migration Agency provide differentiated services through an individual client Manager, that will make life easier for all those who decide to find new challenges in their life journeys. They can help you end to end from Visas, Nif, Tax representative, moving and much more.

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Minimum investment and requirements
Requires you to start a new business, with an minimum investment of around 5K €
-Spouse or partner that can legally live in Portugal
-Children under 18 or who is legally under your supervision.
-Dependents over the age of 18, only if they are single and studying in Portugal
-Parents if they're over the age of 65, or dependent on you in a provable way
Criteria to be eligible
to apply
- Have a NIF number
- Be a non-EU national.
- Have a startup or are looking to begin one
- Have a clean criminal record
- Have a NIF number
- Be a non-EU national
- Be a spouse, partner, child or parent of someone that is a Portuguess resident
- Have a clean criminal record
Where to apply
Portuguese consulate in country of residency
Portuguese consulate in country of residency or in Portugal (It's a longer process)
Visa cost
Between 300€ and 650€ *
Approximately 2000€
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Stage 1: One month
Stage 2: Interview in 90 days
2-4 weeks after your appointment with SEF (there are delays with Covid)
Issued for
Entrepreneurs
Family members
Permanent residency
After 5 years of uninterrupted living
After 5 years of uninterrupted living
Additional benefits
- Eligibility for NHR status
- Up to five entrepreneurs can apply per project
NHR tax regime
Rights
Live, work, study, healthcare
Live, work, study, healthcare
Citizenship
After 5 years of uninterrupted living
After 5-6 years of uninterrupted living
Family members
They will have to apply with a Family Reunion Visa
Yes
Resident permit
A Residence Permit will be issued. Permanent Residence Permit after 5 years
A Residence Card will be issued. Permanent Residence Permit after 5 years.
Health insurance
Required
Required
Accommodation requirements
Not required
Secure long-term residential accommodation in Portugal either through a purchase or rental.
Visa free movement
Schengen and certain EU countries
Schengen and certain EU countries
Residency conditions
Requires you to live in Portugal for the majority of the year (unless your business requires you to travel).
Requires you to live in Portugal for the majority of the year

The D2 vs Family Reunion Visa

The D2 visa is called the "immigrant entrepreneur" visa for a reason. Not only do you need to prove your income to obtain this visa, but your income needs to come from a specific source.

In order to qualify for a D2 visa, your income needs to come from a business you started yourself or a business you buy. This is a rather unique set of circumstances.

The Family Reunion visa only allows dependent children, a spouse, and dependent grandparent to relocate to Portugal with you. If someone receives the D2 Visa, their family members apply to the Family reunion Visa.

For both of them, you'll need to live in Portugal full-time unless your business requeries you to travel.

Global Citizen Solution
Excellent 4.9
Services
Price
Turn around
Tax representation
NIF
150€
7 days
1 year
D7
3000€
3 months
1 year
D2
3000€
2-3 months
1 year
Golden Visa
6000€
1-5 years
1 year
Family Reunion
2000€
1 month
1 year
NHR
600€
5 weeks
1 year
Description

Global Citizen Solution offers lots of services including NIF number, D7 visa, D2 visa, Golden Visa, NHR status and much more.

e-residence
Very Good 4.1
Services
Price
Turn around
Tax representation
NIF
150€
3 days
1 year
NHR
500€
2-3 weeks
1 year
Family Reunion
1000€
1-2 months
1 year
D2
2000€
3-4 months
1 year
D7
2000€
2 months
1 year
Golden Visa
3000€- 6000€
1-5 years
1 year
EU citizen residency registration + Bank account + NIF
2000€
1 day upon arrival
1 year
Description

e-residence cover lots of services including Visas and NIF numbers and much more. They reply pretty fast and they are very professional.

GoVisaFree
Very good 4.1
Services
Price
Turn around
Tax representation
NIF
150€
5 days
1 year
D2
2000€
1-3 months
1 year
Golden Visa
2000€-6000€
1-5 years
1 year
NHR
600€
3-5 weeks
1 year
D7
3000€+
1 year
1 year
Family Reunion Visa
2000€
1-3 months
1 year
Description

GoVisaFree offers lots of services including NIF number, D7 visa, D2 visa, Golden Visa, NHR status and much more.

LVP Advogados
Good 3.5
Services
Price
Turn around
Tax representation
NIF
300€
1 month
1 year
Family reunion
2000€
3 months
1 year
NHR
600€
5 weeks
1 year
Golden Visa
2000€-10000€
1-6 years
1 year+
D7
1000€+
2-3 months
1 year
D2
2000€
3 months
1 year
Description

LVP Advogados provide extensive assistance to international Clients with obtaining Portugal-resident status, from the planning stage down to the practicalities of the application and of registering with the relevant entities.

Ei! Migration Agency
Very good 4.1
Services
Price
Turn around
Tax representation
NIF
150€
20 days
1 year
Golden Visa
6000€
1-6 years
1 year
NHR
500€
2-3 weekss
1 year
D7
2000€
1-2 months
1 year
D2
1500€
2-3 months
1 year
Famiy Reunion
2000€
3 months
1 year
Description

Ei! Migration Agency provide differentiated services through an individual client Manager, that will make life easier for all those who decide to find new challenges in their life journeys. They can help you end to end from Visas, Nif, Tax representative, moving and much more.

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