European Community and Schengen countries

European Community and Schengen countries
Since 1992 Feod Group has provided full legal support for the relocation to the EU:

According to the Treaty of Lisbon which came into force on the 1st of December, 2009 the European Union shares competence in migration policy which is a part of a boarder policy area – freedom, security, justice. This policy aims to establish a framework for legal migration, taking into account the importance of integration of third-country nationals into host societies. The EU legal migration covers the conditions of entry and residence for certain categories of immigrants.

Note: the third-country national is any person who is not a citizen of one of the Member States of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland.

Feod Group Immigration Services:

Temporary Residency Permit – an immigration status which issued to the third-country national usually for a one year period but may be issued for a shorter period of a time.

Permanent Residency Permit – an immigration status which issued to a third-country national and allows a person to reside indefinitely. The person with such a status is also known as a Permanent Resident.

The main criteria for acquiring the EU Permanent Residency Permit:

Who can be qualified under EU Residency Permit:

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    Feod Group Legal and Business services:

    Important: Obtaining professional advice at the first consultation the Feod Group will clarify the basic issues of immigration and moving to EU countries, the conditions for obtaining an Investor visa or a Golden Visa in Europe, the conditions for buying or renting real estate, taxes for non-residents and residents, stages of checking a business before buying, family reunion and many other issues. All consultations are conducted by qualified Ukrainian and also international lawyers.

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      Types of immigration programs in the EU countries

      1. Residence permit without investment as a financially independent foreigner

      The category “Financially Independent Foreigners” is intended for those who do not want to make investments or even want to use this residence permit as a “reserve airfield”.

      A residence permit without investment is present in the immigration law of most countries of the European Union:

      • Portugal
      • Austria
      • Spain
      • France
      • Italy
      • Greece
      • Monaco
      • Cyprus

      The key factors for applying for such a residence permit are:

      1. 1. Confirmed income (income in your country from the activities of the company, from the rental of real estate, from investments, etc.)
      2. 2. The availability of savings;
      3. 3. Availability of housing (purchase, rental);
      4. 4. Confirmation of a good reputation (lack of criminal record, immigration violations, etc.).

      Advantages of obtaining a residence permit in the category “Financially Independent Foreigner”

      2. Residence permits for investors

      Residency for investors, which in the laws of different countries is called an “Investor Visa” or “Golden Visa” can be issued upon the purchase of real estate, government bonds, investment in the country’s economy, a bank deposit.

      The amount of required investments for obtaining an investor visa differs in each country and starts from 250 thousand €.
      A residence permit for investments in Europe is actively welcomed to attract investment in its economy. The main criterion for obtaining an Investor visa or a Golden visa is always an analysis of the capital for the investment and its origin.

      Residence permit for investors in Europe:

      • United Kingdom
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Portugal
      • Greece
      • Cyprus
      • Malta
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        3. Business immigration to Europe

        The concept of business immigration in the legislation of the countries of the world implies the investment of a foreigner in the created or bought an existing business. Many European countries grant foreigners permanent residence status in order to create a company that will pay taxes to the state and create jobs for local residents.

        IMPORTANT! A common mistake of a candidate for business immigration to Europe is that a candidate always needs to buy something (real estate, or a business, or register a company) to apply for a residence permit in the business immigration category before applying for a visa. But, we draw your attention to the fact that a new registered company with a minimum authorized capital is not the basis for obtaining a residence permit in Europe or a visa for the business immigration category.

         

        Key requirements for obtaining an Entrepreneur visa in Europe:

        Countries for business immigration to Europe:

        • United Kingdom
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Portugal
        • Greece
        • Cyprus
        • Malta

        4. EU Blue Card and Intra-corporate Employee Transfer

        • EU Blue Card

        The EU Blue Card is a scheme to attract highly-educated, qualified and talented immigrants of third-countries national to the European Union.

        It was enacted in July 2011 by EU Member States (except the U.K., Ireland and Denmark). The EU Blue Card which radically change the European labour market. For the first time talented and educated individuals and workers with advanced work experience will be admitted by the whole of the EU not just one country.

        The special EU Directive established also a single application procedure for a residence permit and a common set of rights for third-countries nationals legally working and residing in a Member State.

        Basic conditions for obtaining a Blue Card:
        – the applicant has an employment contract which stipulates a salary exceeding 1.5 times the average annual salary in a given EU Member State (by decision of the country and depending on market needs, the threshold may be reduced to 1.2 times);

        The main advantages for a Blue Card holders:

        • Intra-corporate transfer of employees (Intra Company Transfers)

        Intra Company Transfers – a subcategory designed for employees of international companies who have received a job offer in a branch of the same company in the EU.

        Prerequisites for Corporate Transfer of Employees. It is necessary to prove and confirm:

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          5. Citizenship for investment in Europe

          The following are specific country laws which provide for the possibility of obtaining not only a residence permit, but also the ability to quickly obtain citizenship for investment.
          These are:

          The Government of Malta has launched Citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations 2020 upon successful completion of previous Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme which has reached its quota of 1,800 applications.

          The Government of Cyprus has closed the Citizenship by Investment Program from November 1, 2020.

          If a wealthy individual wishes to obtain new citizenship quickly without disruptions to life, the Citizenship by Investment Program is an attractive option. You just need to choose a country and make an investment.

          The acquisition of citizenship on the basis of the investment made in the economy of a country involves many complex procedures and approval of the respective Government. That is why it is essential that an applicant is professionally advised and receives qualified help from the commencement of an application process which starts far before an application has been officially lodged. It is very important that highly qualified immigration solicitors evaluate and approve the key issues of a case before the official application procedure commences.

          6. Renting real estate in Europe, buying a business or residential real estate in Europe

          Feod Group cooperates with leading real estate agencies in the EU countries and provides services for the selection of apartments, houses, apartments for rent to non-residents. Our international lawyers will check the lease, will carry out all the necessary formalities for signing a long-term lease of real estate.

          In the case of buying property in the EU, our Ukrainian and international lawyers will prepare your documents for the purchase of real estate, check the documents of the seller, the documents of the property and carry out full due diligence of residential or commercial property.

          In the case of buying an established business in the EU, Feod Group will provide you with services for selecting a business, its technical, financial and legal audits with a detailed report, and will provide services according to the corporate scheme and tax planning for the purchase of EU commercial real estate.

          The portfolio of a company selling business and real estate in Europe is constantly updated depending on customer demand. We will select a business or property according to your criteria.

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            Why do customers choose Feod Group:

            Feod Group has over the years established themselves as specialists in the area of immigration and all categories of visas to the U.K., Schengen Area countries, European Union Member States, the U.S. and Ukraine. Within the ever changing legislation to immigration law and visa requirements we at Feod Group are on the pulse of these rapid changes and in a unique position to assist you in Ukraine and overseas in obtaining your individual needs.

            1. Feod Group has been providing a wide range of legal, business and immigration services since 1992 in Europe, the USA and other countries of the world.

            2. Due to the presence of offices in Ukraine, Europe and USA, we can expedite paperwork and provide professionalism and efficiency to the client.

            3. The company employs lawyers, experts in various spheres of law and jurisdictions of countries around the world.

            4. We provide our clients with the relevant services related to relocation and assimilation abroad, services for organizing family relocation abroad, enrollment of children in schools and much more.

            For an initial review of your request, Feod Group recommends using professional advice with immigration lawyers, where you will receive detailed information about the immigration opportunities and tax advantages of European countries.

            To arrange a meeting, call us at:
            +38 044 383 90 30
            +38 050 393 90 30 (Viber / WhatsApp)

            Our e-mail: info@feodgroup.com

            We will be happy to be of service to you!

            Countries where we offer visa and immigration support:

            Our experts
            Elena Georghiou
            Founder and Managing Director
            Ukraine
            George Georghiou
            Managing Director
            United Kingdom
            Tetyana Lementarova
            Managing Partner
            Ukraine
            William Slattery
            Managing Рartner
            USA
            Chryso Christofidou
            Managing Director
            Cyprus
            Christopher Pelentrides
            Рartner
            United Kingdom
            Peter Petrou
            Partner
            United Kingdom
            Daniele Papone
            Partner
            Italy
            Jerome Da Ros
            Partner
            France
            Stefan Toffol
            Partner
            Switzerland
            Julia Kalina
            Partner
            Spain
            Rimma Dontsova
            Senior Adviser
            Visas and Immigration
            Ukraine
            Anastasia Taran
            Legal Adviser
            Ukraine
            Inna Marchenko
            VIP Client Manager
            Visas and Education Abroad
            Ukraine
            Yaroslava Shkolna
            Legal Adviser
            Ukraine
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