Portugal Residency by Investment
Time To Residency
Overview of Portugal
Portugal is a country located in South Western Europe. Portugal is a member of the EU, Eurozone, and the Schengen Agreement, the United Nations, the OECD and NATO.
Portugal’s passport is ranked as the 6th strongest passport in the world allowing visa-free access to over 171 countries. Portugal enjoys the world’s 20th highest quality of life.
|Lisbon||92,212 km²||10.32 million||Portuguese|
|CURRENCY:||EXCHANGE RATE:||GDP – PER CAPITA (2016):||GDP – TOTAL (2016):|
|Euro (EUR)||1 USD = 0.86 EUR||USD 19,813||USD 204.6 billion|
Order n. 1661-A/2013 Act n. 29/2012 of August 9, amending Act n. 23/2007 of July 4, laying down the legal framework for the entry, permanence and exit of foreigners from national territory, has provided for a new special legal resident status for the conduct of investment activities in the country.
This amendment allows for shortened residency requirements of 7 days per year for 5 years at the end of which the applicant and family can apply for Citizenship.
Immediate Visa free Travel
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