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Portugal Citizenship by Investment

Portugal is One of Europe’s oldest countries which boasts a rich historical and architectural heritage.


Portugal possess a rich and diverse culture, Mediterranean climate, and an ideal setting preferred for raising families, travelling and business. Residence visa waiver for entering Portugal. Benefits of investing in Portugal are:

  • One can Live and work in Portugal.
  • Travel visa free within the Schengen member states.
  • Permanent residency offered after 5 years of temporary residence
  • Citizenship is offered after one year of permanent residence.
  • Family members can be included, such as spouse or partner, dependent children and dependent parents.

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).

The programme is aimed at attracting foreign direct investments to the country, 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
  • Should have no criminal record.
  • The main applicant’s property should not be frozen within the boundaries of the EU
  • Pay application and processing fees wherever 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.)
Capital Investment
  • Applicants may invest a minimum of €350,000 in activities related to research
  • Applicants may invest a minimum of €250,000 in the arts or in the reconstruction or refurbishment of national heritage projects.
  • Applicants may invest a minimum of €500,000 for shares in investment funds or venture capital
  • Applicants must create 10 or more jobs.
Information Sourced from:
  • https://csglobalpartners.com/
  • https://www.artoncapital.com
  • https://www.henleyglobal.com