The Portugal Golden Visa Program

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QUICK FACTS

PROGRAM TYPE: Residence
TOTAL INVESTMENT RAISED:
US$ 4.9 billion
TOP APPLICANT NATIONALITY: Chinese

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
See program essentials such as prices, requirements, timelines, investment options

PROGRAM FAQ:
See a list of frequently asked questions, and their answers, about this program.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
See the official website of the government entity responsible for processing applications to the program. 


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Recent articles about this program

Why Did Greece’s Golden Visa Performance Fall So Far Behind Portugal’s in 2020? Two Experts Answer

Why Did Greece’s Golden Visa Performance Fall So Far Behind Portugal’s in 2020? Two Experts Answer

Despite a flurry of program-enhancing policy changes, the Greek golden visa’s performance in 2020 was lackluster compared to Portugal’s. Why?

Greek Golden Visa Approvals Fell Nearly 90% in 2020, Portugal’s By 5%

Greek Golden Visa Approvals Fell Nearly 90% in 2020, Portugal’s By 5%

Laboring under a pandemic, Greek bureaucrats might have been excused were it not for the starkly contrasting performance of Portuguese peers.

Only Chinese and Brazilians Got More Portuguese Golden Visas Than Americans in 2020

Only Chinese and Brazilians Got More Portuguese Golden Visas Than Americans in 2020

“For some, it is dissatisfaction with Trump; for others, it’s apprehensions about Biden,” says Lisbon-based lawyer Patricia Valadas Coriel.

Closure of Cyprus CIP “a Great Travesty”: 10 on the Weekend – Steven Pepa

Closure of Cyprus CIP “a Great Travesty”: 10 on the Weekend – Steven Pepa

Steven Pepa, who admires Mohammed Asaria, believes matching investor migrants with private equity funds can make the latter more humane.

Govt. Confirms Golden Visa Days Numbered for Cities: Not Necessarily Bad News, Say Stakeholders

Govt. Confirms Golden Visa Days Numbered for Cities: Not Necessarily Bad News, Say Stakeholders

A transition period that will see the exclusion of metropolitan and coastal areas from the program will begin on July 1st next year.

“Always Been a Bit of a News Junkie” – 10 on the Weekend: Jerry Morgan

“Always Been a Bit of a News Junkie” – 10 on the Weekend: Jerry Morgan

“With nine hotels in […] development, we are keeping a close eye on the trends for the recovery,” writes Mercan Group’s Jerry Morgan.

Americans Among Fastest Growing Applicant Groups for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2020

Americans Among Fastest Growing Applicant Groups for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2020

Americans have been among the top-five applicant nationalities in each monthly report during the second half of 2020.

“We’ve Never Had So Many Inquiries”: 10 on the Weekend – Patricia Valadas Coriel

“We’ve Never Had So Many Inquiries”: 10 on the Weekend – Patricia Valadas Coriel

Patricia Valadas Coriel is surprised that citizens of the world’s most powerful nation have such a strong interest in relocating to Portugal.

Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.

Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Starting tomorrow, children born to a foreign parent who has lived in Portugal for a year will be eligible for citizenship at birth.

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