Residency And Citizenship By Investment
One of Europe’s oldest countries, positioned on the blissfully elegant shores of the Atlantic ocean, Portugal boasts a rich historical and architectural heritage. Luminosity, radiance and culture beams through whitewashed villages and lush vineyards.
Total Area92,212 km2
Portugal boasts a rich and diverse culture, Mediterranean climate, and a safe and stable setting, which is an ideal location for raising families, conducting business or simply for travel. Investors find many opportunities in Portugal’s secure and fast developing market with access to the entire Schengen zone.
Entire family is eligibleInclude in the process and extend benefits to family members, such as spouse or partner, dependent children and dependent parents
Make Portugal Your HomeBecome a permanent resident or citizen of Portugal after 5 years as a temporary resident
Visa-free travelVisa-free travel within the Schengen member states
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 meet the following requirements:
In July 2015, the investment options were revised and investors can choose from the following:
RRA handpicks prestigious projects to meet our clients’ expectations. Either by investing on a property with residential purposes or by becoming a co-owner of big-dimensioned projects for refurbishment, applicants are qualified for Portugal’s Golden Visa. Our best-seller projects share some key benefits:
The following table breaks down Portugal’s Golden Visa Permit application process into five basic steps. Each step must be completed before continuing to the next.
Steps 6 and 7 are optional.
Visit the embassy of Portugal to attest the required list of documents or visit Portugal ahead.
Transfer of investment amount and applicable fees.
Months 2-5Temporary Residence
Submission of investment-related documents and payment for Golden Visa application online (done by law firm through Power of Attorney).
Travel to Portugal for 2 business days to collect biometric data.
Application approval and payment of temporary permit granting fees (done by law firm through Power of Attorney).
Year 5Permanent Residence
Application for permanent residence can be lodged after having met all the requirements and successfully completing 5 years as a temporary resident.
Application for citizenship of Portugal can be lodged after having met all the requirements.
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