Portugal Residence

Portugal Residence

The Golden Visa program in Portugal has proven to be the most popular scheme in Europe with investors attracted to its flexibility, cost and benefits. Introduced in 2012 this pioneering investment visa effectively launched the concept of Golden Visas taking it mainstream and laying the foundations for other countries such as Spain and Greece to follow. Since then, the program has been actively promoted internationally attracting over €6.0 billion of inward investment into the economy. As the leading consultancy for the Portuguese Golden Visa La Vida is proud to have advised and assisted more than one thousand investors and applicants from over 150 countries worldwide for the programme since its introduction.
One of the most attractive options of the Portuguese Golden Visa is the ability to apply for permanent residency or citizenship after five years without the need to reside in Portugal full time. The applicant and their family need only visit for two weeks every two years to renew the Portuguese Golden Visa through this period. Read more on the path to Portuguese Citizenship.

Portugal Real Estate Investment

Portugal offers a range of attractive real estate investments, from historic properties in Lisbon and Porto to stunning coastal residences in the Algarve. The investment thresholds start at €350,000 for properties needing renovation, providing flexible options for investors.

EU Residency. Schengen Visa Free Access

The Portuguese Golden Visa grants its holders visa-free travel within the Schengen Area, allowing easy access to 26 European countries. This benefit is particularly valuable for frequent travelers and business professionals.

Portugal Golden Visa Program News

Keep up with the latest news on Portugal’s Golden Visa program, including policy changes, investment trends, and success stories from current visa holders. Recent enhancements to the program have made it more accessible and beneficial, solidifying Portugal’s status as a top destination for global investors.

Portugal Residence Property Listings

Frequently Asked Questions

Citizenship by investment cost is depending on the country. The minimum investment requirement is 100,000 $ for single application.
Cituzenship is for lifetime. Renewal requires every 10 years. (Children 5 years).
Full family qualification including dependent children and spouse.
You can stay in EU country for 3 months every 6 months, but if you want to stay more than 3 months you need to submit for a residence.

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