Portugal

Residency-by-Investment

EYES ON PORTUGAL

Welcome to the Portuguese Republic

The Portuguese Republic underpins a rich historical and architectural heritage. Lying on the Atlantic Ocean, the country is located on the Iberian Peninsula.

The Portuguese 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). The Golden Visa Program offers investors a lifetime opportunity to invest in securing a better future.

If you’re looking for EU residency, ease of access to travel around the world to establish your business in and out Europe and an attractive tax regime, then look no further than Portugal's golden visa residency.

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is one of Europe's most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities. A place inextricably linked with the oceans and hills. The legacy of its rich ages are uncovered from the city's cultural diversity.

The country is a member of the EU, the Eurozone, and the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)

CONTINENT
Europe
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Portuguese
POPULATION
10 Million +
CAPITAL
Lisbon
CURRENCY
Euro (€)

Why Choose Portugal ?

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Your fastest access to a European Residency

Obtain your European Residency in just 6-12 months. Applicants can apply for Portuguese citizenship after five years.

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Global Mobility

Portuguese residency immediately grants visa-free travel access throughout the Schengen States. Citizenship holders get access to travel around 170 + countries without a visa or visa-on-arrival.

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Business Benefits

Portugal is one of the Global business hot spots ranked 39th in the world for "Ease of Doing Business". The country is also a vital business hub for global trade and travel.

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Promising Financial Family and Future Security

The quality of living, lifestyle, family security and setting your business up for future success are the prior factors for anyone considering to live in Portugal. Your parents, spouse and children can also obtain the Portuguese Golden Visa and are thereby entitled to live/study/work in Portugal.

Eligibility Check

To qualify for the Portuguese Golden Visa programme, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

Should be a non-EU
citizen.
Fulfil the investment required by the programme.
Have proof that investment funds originate from abroad.
Enter Portugal for the first time on a valid Schengen visa.
Have a clean personal and professional background.
Applicants must have no criminal records.
Dependent children; below the age of 24, parents; above 55

Visa Free Countries

Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland

Investment

Real Estate Investment Options
The following investment option serves as a qualifier for the Portuguese Golden Visa Programme.

A minimum investment
into property in a low
density area.

A minimum investment
into property.

A minimum investment into property older than 30 years, or located in an area designated as an “urban regeneration zone”.

Process

Step 1

Sign a retainer agreement for Horizon Immigrations to act as your legal advisor for the citizenship application and legal process.

Step 2

Arrange a visit to the
Portuguese embassy to
attest the required
documents.

Step 3

Transfer the investment
amount and any
applicable fees into an
approved escrow account.

Step 4

Transfer the investment
amount and any
applicable fees into an
approved escrow account.

Step 5

Travel to Portugal and stay
for 2 days for biometrics
scanning.

Step 6

Receive the application
approval and pay for the
temporary permit granting
fees.

Step 7

After meeting all the
requirements, you will then
receive your Portuguese
Golden Visa.

*The time estimated to receive the residency approval is based on the government’s due diligence processing time and may vary.

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