Golden Visa in Portugal

One of the most successful Golden Visa programs in Europe

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Your trusted local partner

Portugal’s Golden Visa is popular with investors from all over the world, due to its affordable investment options and wide availability of choices.

Qualifying investments start from €280,000 and can be made through a number of different routes.

Global Citizen Solutions has a 100% success rate with Golden Visa applications in Portugal. Each client is supported by a dedicated account manager throughout the application process and our extensive experience and inside knowledge in the Portuguese market will give you a competitive edge required for success.

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Advantages of Portugal's Golden Visa

Portugal’s Golden Visa offers all of the benefits that come with residence in the EU, such as visa-free travel throughout the Schengen Area, access to world-class healthcare and education, as well as the security of second residence in a politically and economically stable country.

You can also obtain residence permits for your immediate family members (spouse, children under 26, parents) on a single investment.

Advantages of Portugal's Golden Visa
7-day stay requirement 7-day stay requirement
Minimum investment of €280,000 Minimum investment of €280,000
Whole family Whole family
5 years for citizenship 5 years for citizenship
Schengen Area Schengen Area
Who's eligible?

Who's eligible?

Anyone from outside the EU can apply for a Golden Visa, provided they have a clean criminal record. 

Investment options

Capital transfer
Capital transfer
The transfer of at least €1 million to Portugal.
Create 10 full-time jobs
Create 10 full-time jobs
Creation of 10 new full-time jobs within a Portuguese business in the form of a single-member limited company. (Reduced to 8 positions if in a low-density area).
Invest in real estate
Invest in real estate
Real estate investment of at least €500,000 of any type of real estate and anywhere in Portugal. (Reduced to €400,000 if it’s located in a low-density area).
Invest in real estate rehabilitation
Invest in real estate rehabilitation
Investment in properties that are over 30 years old or are located in designated areas of urban rehabilitation, with a property purchase price of at least €350,000. (Reduced to €280,000 if located in a low-density area).
Investment into national heritage
Investment into national heritage
Investment in the conservation of national heritage, arts and culture of at least €250,000.
Investment in research
Investment in research
Investment in research conducted by accredited institutions that are part of the national scientific and technological system of at least €350,000.
Investment in existing business
Investment in existing business
Investment into an existing Portugal-registered business, or at least €350,000 to either incorporate or increase the share capital and create at least 5 full-time permanent jobs for at least 3 years.
Investment in private equity funds.
Investment in private equity funds.
A Golden Visa €350,000 minimum investment can be made to a private equity fund. This can be a more convenient option for some as it avoids the hassle of looking for property and subsequent management.

Portugal Golden Visa timeline

Why us?

We offer a service tailored to your specific needs and requirements. Our team of local experts will work diligently from start to finish, ensuring a successful application. Professionalism and integrity are at the core of all we do.

Our commitment to you

At Global Citizen Solutions, we work solely on your behalf. We are dedicated to providing a specialized service to each of our clients with the knowledge that comes with years of expertise, as well as access to a proprietary database of market information. We give the insight and data analysis to allow our clients to make investments with confidence.

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