At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Portugal was initially lauded for its efficient response to slowing down the virus spread. At first, Portugal recorded approximately a tenth of the number of cases with a mortality rate of just 3% compared with over 10% in Spain, Italy, and the UK. With regards to Coronavirus and the Portugal Golden Visa, initial disruptions to the program included pausing face-to-face biometric visits before resuming operations in July 2020. Other than that, it’s been business as usual for Portugal’s esteemed residency by investment initiative.
In this Portugal Golden Visa delays and COVID-19 update article, we cover the following:
- Program updates in relation to COVID-19-related disruptions
- Coronavirus and Portugal Golden Visa delays and program changes
- COVID-19 mobility restrictions