Become a European Union Citizen
Invest in a real estate in Portugal to gain a European Union Passport for yourself and your family.
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Benefits of Portugal Golden Visa Program
You will become a perminent resident of Portugal once your application is completed.
Freedom of Movement
Once you have the residence permit in Portugal, you have the right to freely travel accross all of Schengen countries.
Five years after gaining your permanent resident status you can obtain Portuguese citizenship.
Minimum Time Requirement
During your process, the amount of time you need to spend in Portugal each year is only 7 days.
You can earn high rental income from your property during end after your application.
Real Estate Investment
You can sell your property immediately after recieving your passport.
You can get a job and work in Portugal with your residence permit.
Health and Education Services
You can benefit from the health and education services of Portuguese citizens for you and your family.
Your spouse and children under 21 years old may also be included in the program.
Portugal Golden Visa Dual Citizenship Program Conditions
In order to apply for the Portugal Golden Visa program, a real estate investment of minimum 280.000 euro is required.
The applicant must not have any criminal record.
The applicant must not be a citizen of any European Union country.
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Portugal Golden Visa Dual Citizenship Program Frequently Asked Questions
What types of real estate can be invested in?
Investments can be made for residential, land or commercial real estate.
Can I invest in any real estate I want?
Depending on the amount of the investment, the properties that can be used in the application vary:
- The minimum amount for the real estate that is over 30 years of age in low population density and will be renewed by architectural project is 280.000 Euro.
- The minimum amount for the real estate that is over 30 years of age in high population density and will be renewed by architectural project is 350.000 Euro.
- The minimum amount for any real estate in low population density is 400,000 Euro.
The minimum amount for any real estate in high population density is 500.000 Euro.
Can I invest with bank loan?
You cannot use mortgage loan in Portugal for real estate investment. However, you can get a loan from your bank in your country.
How long does it take to apply?
You can have a residence permit in Portugal between 3 and 8 months after the investment.
Can family members over the age of 21 be included in the program?
Family members over the age of 21 can be included in the program if they are in a student status.
Will I have to pay taxes in Portugal from my income in another country after becoming a Portuguese citizen?
No, you will not pay taxes in Portugal from my income in another country after becoming a Portuguese citizen.
Do I have to leave my current citizenship after becoming a Portuguese citizen?
No, if there is a dual citizenship agreement between Portugal and your country, you get dual citizenship and you do not have to leave your current nationality.
Can I live and work in another European Union country with my residence permit and work permit from Portugal?
The residence and work permit from Portugal is only valid in Portugal. However, after you have acquired Portuguese citizenship, you can reside and work in any of the European Union countries you want.
What is the income tax on rent in Portugal?
Income tax on rent in Portugal is 28%.
How much is taxation in the purchase of real estate in Portugal?
Taxation in real estate acquisition in Portugal varies between 4.5% and 6% according to the type and cost of the property.
Can I travel visa free to the countries where Portugal citizens travel without a visa?
With a residence permit in Portugal, you are entitled to free movement only in Schengen countries. In order to travel without visas to the countries where the citizens of Portugal travel without a visa, you must obtain Portuguese citizenship.
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