Get a residence permit in Portugal
Get a residence permit in Portugal

Get a residence permit in Portugal

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from € 250,000
amount of investment
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Portugal

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Having a strategic position Portugal is characterized as an economically developed country with a modern infrastructure. The country is a market with a population of more than 10 million consumers. Since the euro currency is used here, Portugal is open to trade with any EU countries. This has allowed the Portuguese Republic to become an attractive destination for investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Portugal's economy ranks 34th in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report for 2019 and 41st in the world in terms of GDP per capita.

Portugal is a democratic presidential republic, an active member of NATO, the OSCE and the European Union and builds its foreign policy in connection with the needs and basic concepts of these organizations.

Capital
Lisbon
Population
10 467 366
Official language
Portuguese
Currency
euro (EUR)

Benefits of residence permit in Portugal

1.
Freedom of movement
Freedom of movement in the Schengen area, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, USA (ESTA) for 2 years
2.
Portuguese Citizenship
The Portuguese law establish that after 5 years of legal residence in Portugal it’s possible to apply for Portuguese Citizenship, by naturalization
3.
Access to EU bank
Access to EU bank accounts and international business opportunities. Portugal is one of the highly listed economy with developed infrastructure for international operations and logistics. Golden visa get access to opening and managing business in the EU
4.
Business options
Business options, opportunity to choose the convenient option for doing business worldwide
5.
Access to European education
Access to European education, high standard medical health care – efficient health care system, private schools and universities high ranked worldwide
6.
Living and working
Living and working in Portugal. Minimum stay required: 14 days each 2 years
7.
Tax regime
Possibility to apply for an advantageous tax regime – NHR
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Visa-free countries

Visa-free entry to the countries of the Schengen area and the European Union
Belgium
visa-free
Hungary
visa-free
Germany
visa-free
Greece
visa-free
Croatia
visa-free
Denmark
visa-free
Spain
visa-free
Italy
visa-free
Latvia
visa-free
Lithuania
visa-free
Luxembourg
visa-free
Malta
visa-free
Netherlands
visa-free
Poland
visa-free
Portugal
visa-free
Slovakia
visa-free
Slovenia
visa-free
Finland
visa-free
France
visa-free
Czech Republic
visa-free
Sweden
visa-free
Estonia
visa-free
Bulgaria
visa-free
Ireland
visa-free
Cyprus
visa-free
Romania
visa-free
Iceland
visa-free
Liechtenstein
visa-free
Norway
visa-free
Switzerland
visa-free

Tax regime

Non-residents and residents are subject to income tax. For non-residents, income tax is 25%, residents pay on a progressive scale from 13.25% to 48%. New residents have the right to switch to a special tax regime - 10% in the first 10 years.

Corporate tax is also imposed on non-resident and resident companies. The former pay 25%, the latter 21%. Small and medium-sized businesses are taxed at 17%.

The VAT rate depends on the group of goods and services and vary from 6%, 13%, 23%. These are the rates for mainland Portugal. There are different rates for Madeira and the Azores.
The tax on capital gains and dividends is 28%.

As for the tax on the purchase of real estate, it is calculated on a progressive scale and ranges from 0% to 8%, it is also necessary to pay a stamp duty of 0.8%.

Inheritance tax is also paid in the form of stamp duty in the amount of 10% of the value of the inheritance.

The property tax is only 0.3% - 0.8%. There is a wealth tax.
It is charged based on the cadastral value of real estate in the country, regardless of where the owner is an official resident for tax purposes. This annual tax must be paid in the amount of 0.3% for Portuguese real estate worth more than 600,000 euros.

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Business set up

Registration of a company in Portugal is considered by investors to be one of the best ways to start a business in the European area. Portugal has a strategic position, is characterized as an economically developed country and has a modern infrastructure.
Stages of starting a business in Portugal:

  1. Choose a corporate form based on business goals.
    • Individual entrepreneur.
    • Private enterprise
    • LLC with one participant
  2. Register with the tax service and get a taxpayer Identification Number (NIF).
  3. Send the company name to the RNPC.
  4. Approve the Memorandum and Articles of Association. The Memorandum specifies the powers of the participants, the name of the company, the address of the registered office, the amount of the authorized capital and the division into shares of a fixed amount (in the case of a joint-stock company).
  5. Get a registered legal address.
  6. Open an account in a Portuguese bank.
  7. Obtain all necessary licenses and permits issued by various government agencies.
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How to obtain a residence permit in Portugal

Capital transfer for investments
Capital transfer for investments
from €500,000
Capital transfer for investments in research activities conducted by public or private scientific research institutions, involved in the national scientific or technologic system with a minimum value of 500 000 EUR.
Transfer of capital
Transfer of capital
from €500,000
Transfer of capital for the acquisition of shares of non-real estate collective investment organisms 500 000 EUR
Support artistic production
Support artistic production
from €250,000
Capital transfer to support artistic production, recovery or maintenance of national cultural heritage, with a value equal or above 250 000 EUR

Post-immigration services

Apart from company registration, opening a bank account for an individual,opening a bank account for a company, there are other post-immigration services available, as following:
Banking assistance
Banking assistance

Banking assistance (local and offshore accounts)

Tax ID
Tax ID

Tax Identification Number

Company registration
Company registration

Company registration/incorporation (local and offshore companies)

Police reports
Police reports

Police reports for approved clients

SIM card
SIM card

Local SIM card

Proof of address
Proof of address

Proof of address (Lease Agreement + Utility bill)

Driving license
Driving license

Getting a driver's license

Visa to the USA
Visa to the USA

Requirements for applicants

Main applicant
  • Age from 18 years old.
  • No criminal record.
  • Citizenship outside the EU.
  • Confirmation of stable passive income.
  • Confirmation of the legality of the origin of funds.
  • Renting or buying residential real estate. The amount can be any.
  • Opening an account in a Portuguese bank.
  • Stay in the country for at least a week per year for 5 years.

Together with the main applicant, a residence permit can be obtained by a spouse / partner, minor children, as well as parents.

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Portugal
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Receipt process

Step-by-step instruction
1
Consulting Agreement
2
Power of attorney
3
Tax Representation
4
Opening of the bank account
5
Investment
6
Submission of the application
7
Pre-Approval of the application
8
Arriving in Portugal
9
Delivery of ID card
Consulting Agreement
Consulting Agreement Conclusion Paying the first installment of the service fee and Choose an option for investing: funds, bonds, business creation.
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I first came to Portugal as a tourist 3 years ago. Having assessed the situation and got acquainted with this country, I decided that I wanted to stay here to live. Thanks to the efforts of One World Migration, this became possible.

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The decisive factor for me in my decision to obtain Grenadian citizenship was the possibility of a visa-free visit to Europe, where my husband and I love to come both on business trips and on vacation. Thank you One World Migration!

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