Portugal

The Golden Visa Program of Portugal has gained of popularity in the last years from non-EU investors around the world, due to it being straightforward and with little requirements as well as offering great investment opportunities. The applicant’s family starts with a valid entry visa for Portugal, whereby they visit and purchase a qualifying property of interest. A representative person takes care of the remaining legal documents required to submit the application on the applicants behalf. The government will process the application in due course and approve the application whereby the applicants family is traveling to Portugal to finalize the procedure and obtain the Residence card. In order to maintain the Portuguese residence permit, they must visit Portugal seven days a year and hold their qualifying property investment.

Free Consultation

Benefits of citizenship by investment in Portugal

Visa Free Travel Countries

Visa Free Travel to Europe Schengen Area.

7

Days Visit

No relocation requirement, however you are required to visit Portugal seven days a year.

Permit Renewal

Residence permit can be renewed as long as the investment requirement is met.

Family Inclusion

Entire family can hold residence permit.

Investment Opportunities

Interesting Investment opportunities in a fast growing European country.

Popular Visa Program

Very popular Residence by Investment program in Europe

Investment Requirement in Portugal

Real Estate in less populated areas

EUR 350,000

Real Estate in more populated areas

EUR 500,000

Investment Amount

EUR 350,000

Investment Options

Real Estate

Investment hodling requirement

5 years

Rent or Purchase property requirement

Purchase

Processing Time

6 months

Family inclusion

YES

1st VISA/Residence Card validity

1 year

EU Member State

YES

Relocation required

NO

Schengen Area Travel Access

YES

Education Background required

NO

Language requirement

NO

Program Procedure

Month 1

Mirabello Consultancy Onboarding

Month 2-3

Mirabello Application preparation and qualifying property purchase, submission of application

Month 4-6

Government Entity processing time

Month 7

Government Entity issuance of Resident permit

Portugal Golden Visa Program

The Golden Visa Program of Portugal has gained of popularity in the last years from non-EU investors around the world, due to it being straightforward and with little requirements as well as offering great investment opportunities. The applicant’s family starts with a valid entry visa for Portugal, whereby they visit and purchase a qualifying property of interest. A representative person takes care of the remaining legal documents required to submit the application on the applicants behalf. The government will process the application in due course and approve the application whereby the applicants family is traveling to Portugal to finalize the procedure and obtain the Residence card. In order to maintain the Portuguese residence permit, they must visit Portugal seven days a year and hold their qualifying property investment.

Portugal

Portugal, officially the Protuguese Republic, is a European country located in Southwest Europe. Portugal is the oldest nation state on the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe and the world. Portugal has left a profound cultural, architectural and linguistic influence across the globe, with a legacy of around 250 million Portuguese speakers, and many Portuguese-based creoles. It is a developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards. Additionally, it is highly placed in rankings of moral freedom (2nd), peacefulness (3rd), democracy (8th), press freedom (12th), stability (15th), social progress (18th), prosperity (26th), and HDI (40th). A member of the United Nations and the European Union, Portugal was also one of the founding members of NATO, the eurozone, the OECD, and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries. The territory of Portugal includes an area in the Iberian Peninsula (referred to as the continent by most Portuguese) and two archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean: the archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores. Portugal is defined as a Mediterranean climate mixed oceanic climate along the northern half of the coastline. Portugal has around 2500 to 3200 hours of sunshine a year, an average of 4–6 h in winter and 10–12 h in the summer, with higher values in the south-east and lower in the north-west. Portugal is a developed and a high income country, with a GDP per capita of 77% of the EU28 average in 2017 and a HDI of 0.843 in 2016. By the end of 2018, Portugal's GDP (PPP) was $32,554 per capita, according to OECD's report. The Global Competitiveness Report for 2014–2015, published by the World Economic Forum, placed Portugal on the 36th position on the economic index.

Country Information

Capital: Lisbon

Currency: EUR

Official Language: Portuguese

Population: approx. 10,500,000

GDP: +358 billion

Time Zone: GMT +1

Residence Enquiry

Should you have any questions, or if you would like to know the exact cost and procedure for your personal situation, kindly contact us and we will be glad to help you.

    Family members

    Popular programs

    UK (Tier 1)

    Since 2019 the UK Tier 1 Investor Visas requires a non-EU Investor to invest GBP 2,000,000 in a UK company in order for him and his family to qualify to this kind of visa. This investment must be maintained for five consecutive years. Once the investment was identified, the family application will be prepared and submitted to the relevant UK authorities which, will grant the residence to the investor in a few weeks’ time. The Investor can enter the UK legally now and must execute the selected investment within three months and hold it for the next five years. The Investor and his family must make the UK their primary residence and stay at least 180 days a year in the country in order to be able to apply for the UK indefinite leave to remain (ILR).

    USA (EB-5)

    The US has launched the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa in 1990 very successfully and changed it recently, raising its minimum investment amount. This migration path consists of a pure investment that must be made in an approved project by the investor. The regional center define the approved projects, which has to have a positive economic impact when executing, such as creating new jobs in the US. We assist our clients on the selection of regional center and going through the process. The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa requires a foreign investor to invest a minimum of USD 900,000 into a new company that creates at least 10 new jobs. An Investors must relocate to the US and spend most of the time in the country in order to maintain the Visa validity. A permanent residency status (Green Card) can be requested after a few years of legal residence and the US Citizenship can be granted as fast as five years of holding a permanent residence in the country.

    Malta (MRVP)

    The Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP) launched in effort to give Non-EU citizen Investors the opportunity to invest in Malta in return for a legal residence status. This allows an Investor to reside in Malta and move freely in the EU-Schengen area. The Investors family can apply alongside the main applicant and this way include them to the Maltese Residence. The Agency processing all investors applications, MRVPA, will conduct a thorough back ground check on all family members and approve them if satisfied. Only then the required investments are due. The issuance of a Residence Certificate and Residence Card will be issued as soon as the Investments are completed by the main applicant.

    Greece

    The Greece Golden Visa Program has gained of popularity in the last years from investors around the world, mainly to its efficient processing and great investment opportunities. The applicant’s family starts with a valid entry visa for Greece, whereby they visit and purchase a qualifying property of interest. A representative person takes care of the remaining legal documents required to submit the application on the applicants behalf. The government will process the application in due course and approve the application whereby the applicants family is traveling to Greece to finalize the procedure and obtain the Residence card.