What is the Portugal Golden Visa?

The Portugal Golden Visa Program is a five-year residency by investment scheme for non-EU nationals. In return for a qualifying investment, you are granted residency and are given the right to live, work, and study in Portugal. Opportunities to become a permanent resident or citizen is possible, provided that your investment is kept for at least five years.

Your Golden Visa investment journey

Since the program’s inception in 2012, over 20,000 Golden Visas have been awarded to families from across the world, and over €4 billion in funds have been raised, making it a globally popular immigrant investor program. More than 94% of investors opt for property investment in Portugal. 

Popular investment options to consider

Real estate
Invest €500,000 in real estate
Rehabilitation project
Invest €350,000 in real estate rehabilitation (Reduced option of €280,000 in low-density areas)
Investment fund
Invest €350,000 in a venture capital fund
Hotel projects
Invest in a hotel project starting from €280,000

Golden Visa highlights

Access to 26 EU nations & visa-free travel to 183 countries

5 years until you qualify for citizenship

Affordable investment that can lead to optimal returns

Short stay requirement

Family can apply

Freedom of opportunities for you and your family

Second residence in a safe and stable country