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SEF deny Golden Visa system 'at a stand-still'

by TPN/ Lusa, in News · 06-09-2017 07:23:00 · 2 Comments

The Portuguese Foreigners and Border Service (SEF) denied on Tuesday that Investment Resident Authorisations, also known as Golden Visas, are blocked, but acknowledged that in Lisbon the maximum waiting time is about three months.

SEF deny Golden Visa system 'at a stand-still'

 

The president of a real-estate agency association, Luís Lima, told Lusa on Tuesday that the Golden Visa system was at a stand-still and SEF was not booking any interviews until November.

 

The real-estate sector is one of the areas that benefits most from the Golden Visa system as many foreigners buy expensive houses so they get the right to a Golden Visa.

 

SEF said its Lisbon office was working fully and there were openings for investor and family interviews available in December in the Lisbon region.

 

The Border Service added that in other parts of the country, interviews can be booked immediately.

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It is correct that SEF is at a standstill, at least in Lisbon. Efforts to make appointments in October three months ago was unsuccessful because October was booked out within a day. The same happened with applications for November. It is a major problem for Golden Visa applicants from all over the world who have to do travel and accommodation bookings months ahead and pay for it, only to hear no appointments at SEF are available.
by Salomon from Other on 07-09-2017 05:24:00
when get me finger date .now tax are almost 11 month paid.
by chandramani subedi from Lisbon on 07-09-2017 12:11:00

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Edition 1450
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