Portugal

One of Europe's oldest countries, Portugal boasts a rich historical and architectural heritage positioned on the blissfully elegant shores of the Atlantic ocean.

Population

10,833,816

GDPR per capita

28,500 USD

GDPR Purchasing Power Parity

297.1 bil USD

Visa-free countries

116

Why Choose Portugal


Portugal is the bridge between Europe and the West. It's Mediterranean climate nested in the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, create safe and stable setting ideal for raising families, conducting business or travelling. Equally close to the US east coast as well as the rest of Europe, investors find many opportunities in Portugal's secure and fast-developing market. Portugal's Golden resident Permit Program is offered in accordance with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Department of Consular Affairs and the Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP).

Residency Program

  • Residence visa waiver for entering Portugal.
  • Live and work in Portugal.
  • Visa-free travel within the Schengen member states.
  • Permanent Residency or citizenship of Portugal after five years as a temporary resident.
  • Inclusion of family members, such as spouse or partner, dependent children and dependent parents.
  • Qualifications

    Portugal’s Golden Resident Permit Program is offered in accordance with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Department of Consular Affairs and the Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP).

    Aimed at attracting foreign direct investments to the country, the program yields a residency permit in Portugal to non-EU investors who fulfill one of the investment options below and meet the following requirements:

    • Provide proof that investment funds originate from abroad.
    • Hold no criminal record.
    • The main applicant’s property is not frozen within the boundaries of the EU.
    • Pay application and processing fees where applicable.
    • Enter Portugal for the first time on a valid Schengen visa.
    • Meet or exceed the minimum stay requirements. (Seven days for the first year, 14 days for subsequent two-year periods.)

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Location

Southwestern Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, West of Spain

Capital

Lisbon

Timezone

GMT

Language

Portuguese(Official)

Government Type

Semi-presidential republic

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Total Area

92,090 sq. km.

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