The Portugal residency by investment programme is one of the most popular programmes of its kind in the world. Foreign investors choose the programme for the following benefits: 1) To obtain residency in Portugal 2) A range of investment options to choose from 3) Visa free access to 26 other Schengen countries 4) A clear [...]
As of March 2020, Portuguese citizens are not yet eligible to apply for the E2 Visa, however Portugal is in talks with the USA about entering an E2 treaty agreement for commerce and navigation. A decision in this regard expected imminently, after which it is expected that the Portuguese Golden Visa will become even more [...]
Yes, it can, provided that the applicant has maintained residency in Portugal for an uninterrupted period of 5 years. After that, applicants are eligible to apply for Portuguese citizenship by regular naturalization. The first Portugal Golden Visa holders have recently started acquiring citizenship.
Apart from citizens of the EU, the European Economic Area and Switzerland, most countries in the world are eligible to apply for a Golden Visa, provided that they can meet the programme requirements. The bulk of applications, to date, have come from China, Turkey, Brazil, Russia and South Africa.
As of March 2020, foreign investors have the following investment options for obtaining a Portuguese Golden Visa: 1) Create 10 full time jobs through a substantial investment 2) Invest €500,000+ in real estate anywhere in Portugal, including in popular cities like Porto & Lisbon, or €400,000+ in less densely populated rural areas 3) Invest €350,000+ [...]