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Portugal Golden Visa Program

The Portuguese Golden Visa is one of the most popular residency by investment (RBI) programs in the world

10,000+ applications have been approved since the program launched in 2012

The Portuguese Golden Visa grants EU citizenship within six years

Our experts can guide you through your residency journey, helping you obtain your Portuguese Golden Visa and eventually, your Portuguese passport.



  • KEY RESIDENCY BENEFIT - Right to live in Portugal immediately and access to live in any EU country after 5 years.


Portugal is the westernmost European country. Its colonies extended across Africa, Brazil, Persia, Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, creating one of the world’s most globalised and peaceful nations. Portugal is considered very safe and has a low crime rate. Although Portuguese is the official language, English is widely spoken in tourist regions.

Portugal is a member of the Schengen area and began using the Euro as its currency in 2002. While Portugal is shifting towards offering business-oriented services, a third of its economy remains in manufacturing. It is the world’s largest supplier of cork and enjoys the benefits of a strong tourism industry.

Portugal is renowned for its culture and architecture, which has had a widespread impact on most of the western world. Of course, Portuguese cuisine has huge appeal with many fish and pastry dishes, too. And we can’t fail to mention Portugal’s love of football.

Benefits of Portuguese Golden Visa

The Portugal Golden Visa remains one of the world’s most sought-after residency by investment programs due to the benefits it offers applicants and their families.

Some of the main benefits of the Portuguese Visa include:


Portugal offers a favourable tax regime, allowing foreign investors to become non-habitual tax residents.

EU citizenship

After five years, you can begin your application to become a Portuguese citizen and obtain a permanent residence permit. As a citizen you can obtain a Portuguese passport, granting visa-free access to over 180 countries, as well as a Schengen Visa to access those countries along with the rest of the European Union.

Attractive ROIs

You could see generous returns on your investment. Portuguese real estate investments have attractive yields of up to 7% and 5% average capital appreciation.

Visa-free travel

The Portugal Golden Visa gives you and your family greater freedom of movement. You are granted visa-free access to all 27 EU countries as a resident.


The Portugal Golden Visa is one of the more affordable programs in Europe, with investment options starting at €500,000.

Short minimum stay

You don’t need to stay in the country for too long to meet the minimum stay requirements – only a total of five weeks over five years.

About Portugal

The Portugal residency by investment programme allows you to be a permanent resident of this beautiful Mediterranean country. Here are some facts on the ‘land of Fado’ — Portugal’s renowned folk music known for its distinctive expressive nature. Also named as the world’s best place to retire.


Portugal has a population of just over 10 million, over an area of 92,212 km². The European country has one of the highest life expectancy rates at 81 years old.


The euro is the official currency of Portugal. After the US dollar, the euro is the second-largest and second-most traded currency in the world.

Capital City

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon. The capital is also Portugal’s largest city with an estimated population of 504,718.


Portuguese is the official language of Portugal. Over a quarter of the population speak English (27%). Spanish (10%) and French (15%) are also spoken in Portugal.


Portugal generally enjoys hot summers and wet winters.


As of 2018, the GDP of Portugal stood at nearly 238 billion dollars (US), with YoY growth for 2019 and 2020 estimated at 2% and 1.7% respectively, indicating a positive upward trend for the Mediterranean nation. The country’s GDP accounts for 0.38% of the total world economy.

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