Golden Visa in Brazil

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What Brazil offers in their Golden Visa

The Brazilian Golden Visa is ideal if you are looking to relocate to this amazing part of the world or even have a plan B, given the uncertain geopolitical situation the world finds itself in. Brazil, the 5th largest country globally, boasts a growing economy, self-sufficiency, and some of the most welcoming and friendly people in the world. It's truly a beautiful country with a lower cost of living and a great climate.

Life in Santa Catarina , Brazil with the Golden Visa

The state of Santa Catarina stands out as a place synonymous with a great quality of life and has been somewhat of a hidden gem, now attracting many internationals who want to make this incredible state their new home.

How the Golden Visa works in Brazil

Brazil has a golden visa program designed to attract foreign investment into the economy. If someone invests a minimum of R$1,000,000.00 – which is around USD 200,000, €180,000, £155,000, they are eligible for residency.

To qualify, it’s important to be aware of a few things:
– The property must be located in an urban area and have the formal deed (matricula).
– The investor can purchase more than one property, provided the total amount surpasses R$1,000,000.00.

Brazilian Permanent Residency in 5 Simple Steps

Step #1: Find an invetment property in Brazil

Check out our listings to find a property that will qualify you for residency. Remember that the property or total amount of properties should surpass R$1,000,000.

Note: The properties on our site fit the criteria, either from well-respected developers or homeowners whose properties have been thoroughly vetted.

Step #2: Purchase a Property

As bilingual professional real estate brokers, we are here to guide you through every step of the way, helping you secure the best deal, gather the necessary documentation for the purchase, and guiding you through overseas monetary transfers.

Step #3: Apply for the Investment Visa in Brazil

Once the purchase has been closed, the buyer will need to submit proof of the purchase and proof of the funds transferred into the seller’s bank account. Then, we will help you gather the other necessary documents to obtain your residency. When the process is complete, you will receive a four-year temporary residence permit. Plan to be in Brazil at least 14 days every 2 years to maintain your residency.

Step #4: Upgrade to Permanent Residency in Brazil

Providing that you have retained ownership of the property or properties, you can then upgrade to permanent residency.

Step #5: Apply for Brazilian Citizenship

Once you’ve lived in Brazil as a permanent resident for four years, you can apply for Brazilian citizenship and pick up your Brazilian Passport.

Answers to
your questions

The Brazilian Golden Visa program is a residency by investment scheme that allows foreign investors to obtain permanent residency in Brazil by making a qualifying investment in the country.

Some benefits of the Brazilian Golden Visa include the ability to live and work in Brazil indefinitely, access to healthcare and education services, and the opportunity to apply for Brazilian citizenship after a certain period of residency.

Investors can choose between various investment options, including investing in real estate, starting a business, or investing in government bonds or funds that promote economic development in Brazil.

The main requirement is making a qualifying investment in Brazil. Additionally, applicants must have a clean criminal record, provide proof of sufficient financial means to support themselves and any dependents, and meet any other specific requirements outlined by the Brazilian authorities.

The processing time for a Brazilian Golden Visa can vary depending on various factors, including the completeness of the application and the current workload of the Brazilian authorities. Generally, it can take several months to receive approval.

Yes, the Brazilian Golden Visa program allows the main applicant to include certain family members, such as spouses, children, and dependent parents, in their application for residency.

Yes, after maintaining permanent residency in Brazil for a certain period of time and meeting other requirements, Golden Visa holders may become eligible to apply for Brazilian citizenship, which offers additional benefits such as the ability to vote and hold public office.

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