Requirements for the Portugal Golden Visa process

The Portugal Golden Visa is a profitable and safe choice that concedes lots of benefits with very few requirements for its applicants. There are no requirements for language, management experience, or education credentials to apply for the Portugal Golden Visa. It is a fast and straightforward processing to receive residence permits.


Portugal does not charge tax on worldwide income. In addition, the investment can be refundable after five years (depending on the project). Also, Golden Visa holders have the right to live, work, do business, study in Portugal, and travel freely within the Schengen zone. Investors can easily apply for citizenship and be granted EU benefits for them and their families.

To qualify for the Portugal Golden Visa process, investors must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older, no age limit

  • Possess a valid passport and reside legally in a country

  • Keep the investment for at least five years or until the investor can get the Permanent Residence card or passport.

  • Stay at least seven days per year on average in Portugal

  • Comply with the Health Insurance Policy

After the 5th year, the investor and his/her dependents can apply for Portugal/ EU citizenship or Permanent Residency.