Portugal Golden Visa Program

Ancient architecture, villages adorned by cobblestone roads, mesmerizing landscape and glistening beaches make Portugal a sought-after European country. It is one of the oldest countries in the European sub-continent. For those looking to invest in the country, there are many lucrative opportunities with assured returns.

Benefits of living in Portugal

  • For entrance to Portugal, there is no Residence visa requirement
  • No travel restrictions within the Schengen zone
  • A temporary residency of 5 years can lead to permanent residency of Portugal.(Holders on continuous renewed golden visa can apply for PR on the 3rd renewal)
  • One year as a permanent resident leads to citizenship with proof of basic Portuguese language test and links to the society (Ties to the country is very important)
  • Family members including spouse/partner, dependent parents and children included.
  • Public education is free up to university level.
  • Can establish business in all schengen countries
  • No need to relocate just 7 days per year on an average in Portugal.
  • Can give birth in a Public health institution in Portugal without any cost.


  • Funds must have been acquired legally with proofs
  • Proof of origination of funds being invested
  • Applicant should have no criminal record
  • No frozen property within the EU boundaries
  • A valid Schengen visa for first time entry to Portugal
  • Stay in Portugal for minimum 7 days each year on golden visa (1st year 7days-Ist renewal of 2 years =14days =2nd renewal =14days etc).

Investment Options

1. Property Investment Options
Under this investment option, the investor or main applicant can opt for any of the following:

  • Acquire a property of minimum €500,000 or more worth
  • Acquire a minimum 30-year-old or refurbishing requiring urban property hotel project  of minimum €350,000 worth
  • Acquire a property hotel project  in a less populated area at 20% reduced investment

2. Capital Investment
Under this option, the main applicant can opt for the following

  • Invest €350,000 or more in research activities
  • Invest €250,000 or more in Arts or reconstruction of national heritage projects.
  • Invest €500,000 or more in venture capital or investment funds.
  • Creation of minimum 10 jobs is required.

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