New Golden Visa investor rules in Portugal



Being a worldwide investor can feel as if the World is at your fingertips. When can you choose virtually any country to make an investment in or share in the business profits and potential there, where would you go?

Foreign investors around the World are looking to Portugal as a country that can help them transform their smart and strategic investments into high-earning potential. As of right now, the Portuguese Golden Visa Program is one of the most attractive residency programs for worldwide investors competing in the global marketplace. The program is designed to encourage investment from non-EU/EFTA nationals. The Portuguese golden visa offers a fast-track to obtaining a residency permit in Portugal, alongside other benefits, for non-EU investors who invest a minimum amount as defined by law. Since the launch of the golden visa programme’s in 2012, more than 5.717 Portuguese golden visas have been given out as per end of January 2018, representing more than EUR 3,51 billion investment in the country.

The Institute for Economics and Peace has Portugal rated as the third of the World’s Safest and Most Peaceful Countries, following Iceland and New Zealand. Why wouldn’t you start an investment opportunity in a country that has been ranked and rated for its high levels of peace?

Now, for the year 2018, the Portuguese Government is working hard to approve Golden Visa Program applications quickly, as many global investors are eager to get started and some changes have come into effect as per now. Read more here


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