Moving and settling in Portugal is becoming a reality for more and more people since accessing a Portugal residency visa is possible through a variety of programs and options.
Portugal offers one of the world’s most streamlined & easy residency visa, citizenship, residency, and other immigration programs. The Portuguese government has implemented various policies for Residency Visas to attract global talent. The result is that these visa options have led to a great rise in the number of foreigners looking to obtain Portugal Residence Permit, which further enables them to obtain Portugal citizenship/Passport.
Portugal Passport Ranks number 3 in the world and allows visa free travel to over 125 countries around the world including all Schengen countries, Canada, Australia, UK, NZ and USA.
How to apply for a Portugal Permanent Residence
Whether one needs a visa for Portugal depends on his/her nationality and purpose of stay. Residents of non-EU/EFTA countries will need a valid passport (valid for at least six months) plus a Portuguese visa if required. On entry, Portuguese immigration authorities may check that you have sufficient finances for the duration of your stay or a return ticket.
On reaching Portugal our associates will help you to get the Resident Permit in Portugal. Initial Resident Permit will be granted for one year which gets renewed for two years. After staying and working in Portugal for 5 years you can apply for a permanent residence visa and after one more year, you can get citizenship/passport of Portugal. However, in order to be eligible for citizenship after 6 years, you must pass a language test or can join any institute and complete 300 hours classes.
The application for a Portugal permanent residence permit must be submitted to SEF – Portugal’s border agency. Under the Foreigners’ Law, applicant needs to fulfill the given criteria to be eligible to apply for permanent residency:
- Applicant must hold a temporary residence permit for at least 5 years
- During the last 5 years the individual has not been convicted of a crime punishable by a prison sentence of more than 1 year
- Applicant must hold Sufficient subsistence/financial means and accommodation
How WWICS can assist you with obtaining a Portugal Residence Permit!!
World’s largest immigration group – WWICS provides a one-stop solution for all your needs in connection with obtaining Portugal residence permit.
There are a number of legal arrangements that are required to be taken care for residence permit application that can be taken care by our Portugal Facilitators/Lawyers.
Having assisted thousands of clients to settle in their dream country with a high success rate, we are at ease with offering you a facilitated pathway to get Portugal residence permit.