Visas & Immigration Matters updates in Portugal

Golden Visa Portugal

The most common route in the Portugal Golden Visa Program is through buying a property. The advantage of this option is that the property can be rented out or operated for commercial, agricultural or tourism purposes. It is important to note that due to a recent change in the Portuguese immigration law in 2020, the initial re... Read More

Buying Property in Portugal to get Citizenship

Buying property in Portugal is one of the accepted forms of investment for making an application for a residence permit in Portugal. With this investment you do not need to reside in Portugal to apply for Portuguese citizenship, it is enough to maintain the investment for 5 years to be able to apply for Portuguese nationality. ... Read More

Portuguese Visa for Non-EU Spouse

In Portugal it is possible for a non-EU spouse to obtain a residence visa in Portugal - if he or she is married to a Portuguese citizen or if resident in Portugal. Firstly, the question of how to enter Portugal legally must be considered. A non-EU citizen has two ways of entering Portugal legally: they must apply for a visa for... Read More

Portuguese Citizenship Sephardic Jews

Edit: The below programme has been discontinued by the Spanish government.   Sephardic Jews are the descendants of the ancient and traditional Jewish communities living in the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal and Spain). At the end of the 15th century, the Sephardic Jews were widely persecuted by the Portuguese and Spanish States du... Read More

Portugal Golden Visa Requirements

If you are considering applying in Portugal for a Golden Visa, please be aware that the process takes around 4 months. To be able to apply for this kind of visa, you will need to do one of the following: Acquire real property worth € 500,000 or more (five hundred thousand euros); Acquire real property, the constructi... Read More

Residency Portugal: A guide for expats

For those planning to relocate to Portugal, there are many possibilities to obtain a residence card there. Therefore, the first step is to consider what the best option for you is. For example, a residence permit to study, one to work, or to reside in Portugal as a citizen of the European Union. The best procedure will be determ... Read More

Work visa in Portugal: Documentation Required

In Portugal there are four types of visas that can be obtained by non-Portuguese citizens wishing to live in Portugal: Student visa Work visas Golden visa retired persons visa Here we are concerned with the second on this list i.e. a work visa in Portugal, where a person wishes to live and work in Portugal, not ... Read More