WELCOME TO PORTUGUESE RESIDENCY BY INVESTMENT
The Portuguese residency by investment programme (Golden Visa Programme) was created in accordance with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Department of Consular Affairs and the Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP).
Officially known as the Portuguese Republic, the country is located on the breathtaking Iberian Peninsula. Its position as the westernmost nation of mainland Europe affords it an enviable Mediterranean climate.
If you’re looking for visa-free travel throughout Europe, EU residency and an attractive tax regime, then look no further than Portugal’s golden visa residency.
Portugal is one of the world’s most developed and peaceful countries. As one of Europe’s oldest civilisations, Portugal boasts stunning architecture, rich culture and a long and varied history. Portugal’s official language is Portuguese.
Portugal is also well known as a politically and economically stable country and ranks highly for quality of life and cost of living. It is a member of the EU, the Eurozone, and the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU).
WHY CHOOSE PORTUGUESE RESIDENCY BY INVESTMENT?
FAST ACCESS TO A EUROPEAN RESIDENCY
You can obtain your European residency in just 6-12 months. After five years, you are then eligible to apply for Portuguese citizenship.
FREEDOM TO TRAVEL
Portuguese residency immediately grants visa-free travel throughout the Schengen States.
Portugal’s business environment is as welcoming as it is thriving, ranked 39th in the world for "Ease of Doing Business". The country is also a vital business hub for global trade and travel.
FAMILY SAFETY AND FUTURE SECURITY
Portugal is ranked 19th worldwide on quality of life and it is also one of the world’s safest countries. Your parents, spouse and children can also obtain the Portuguese Golden Visa and are thereby entitled to live/study/work in Portugal.
To qualify for the Portuguese residency by investment programme (Golden Visa programme), an applicant must meet the following criteria: