Portugal D7 Residency

European residence permit without major investment

EU citizenship in 5 years

No tax on worldwide income. Non-Habitual Tax Residency (NHR)

European residence permit without major investment

EU citizenship in 5 years

No tax on worldwide income. Non-Habitual Tax Residency (NHR)

Benefits of Portugal D7 Residency

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Visa-free entry

To the EU and Schengen Area countries

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Fast application processing

Within 4-5 months

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Tax Exemptions

No tax on global income for 10 years, and a 20% exemption in income tax for NHR holders

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Rights of an EU resident

a residence permit is issued immediately with all the rights of an EU citizen, main applicant and their dependents can live, work, and study (except the right to vote) in Portugal

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Business opportunities

expansion, entry into the EU market; the formation of a company in Portugal allows you to renew a residence permit for the entire family

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The clear path to EU citizenship in 5 years

for individuals who live in Portugal for 6 months per year consecutively or 8 months per year at intervals

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No restrictions on dual citizenship

no need to renounce your existing citizenship when obtaining a Portuguese passport

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E-2 visa to the USA

after obtaining Portuguese citizenship, it is now possible to apply for an E-2 investor visa for the USA

When to Choose Portugal D7 Residency

When you need a fast access to Portugal without a major investment

When you are considering to move to a crypto-friendly country

When you need access to the EU with a long-term goal of getting Portuguese citizenship & passport

When you want to relocate to one of the safest countries in the EU

How to Get Portugal D7 Residency

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Detailed step-by-step process

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Requirements for all eligible applicants

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Required documents for each step of the program

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Answers to frequently asked questions

Portugal D7 Residency

Portugal D7 Residency Requirements

Investment options:

Purchase or rent of real estate property in Portugal for a period of one year for any amount

Money in the Bank of Portugal starting at €18,000.

Proof of a monthly passive income of at least €1,500

"The Land of Fado and Pastéis de Nata"

The most ancient country in the Iberian Peninsula featuring spectacular beach resorts, soccer, unique cuisine and exquisite wines. In terms of climate and environment, this country is the best place to live and relax.

Investors from all over the world are investing in Portugal via venture capital funds, profitable real estate and shares in hotels, while gaining a visa-free entry to the EU, tax benefits and the right to European citizenship in 5 years.

Portugal D7 Residency Timeline

Officially published timeline

3-4 months

Real timeline, based on our practical experience

4-5 months

Portugal Residency Strength

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Visa-free

travel to the Schengen area countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US, Canada, Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US, Canada, Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US, Canada, Australia

Visa-free

countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US, Canada, Australia

Portugal Residency Strength

Visa-free

travel to the Schengen area countries

Key countries

The EU

Fast-track visa

the US, Canada, Australia

Why Work with Golden Harbors?

Tested by time: years of learning and working across the industries and global mobility solutions. Our team has learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you avoid them.

We take care of the paperwork and handle all the interactions with counterparties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step.

Convenient team structure: our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe so we have the best coverage to assist you.

We take preparation seriously: planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted, government-licensed and ultra reliable partners in Portugal.

Tested by time:

years of learning and working across industries and global mobility solutions. Our team has learned all the nuances and possible pitfalls and will help you avoid them

Convenient team structure:

our team is located in both the U.S. and Europe so we have the best coverage to assist you

We take preparation seriously:

planning, due diligence, and data cross-checks minimize the risk of rejection. We only work with vetted, government-licensed and ultra reliable partners in Portugal

We take care of the paperwork:

and handle all the interactions with counter-parties while you enjoy your everyday comfort. You still keep the remote control over each step

Portugal D7 Residency Steps

Enter your estimated application start date for Portugal Residence Permit and receive a clear timetable for each step

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Sign a service agreement, fill out application forms, and pay the initial service and due diligence fees.

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We apply you for a Portuguese tax ID (NIF), open a bank account on your behalf, and finalize the real estate lease or purchase (which can be done remotely)

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We prepare the document package for the main applicant, and your application is submitted to the Embassy of Portugal in your country of residence.

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Application review by the embassy and issuance of D7 visa

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Visit Portugal and submit your documents to the Portugal Immigration Service (SEF), as well as your biometric data.

Up to 14 days

We receive a residence permit for the main applicant and submit the rest of the documents for family members, if applicable.

Portugal D7 Residency FAQ

Is there a limit to the number of family members I can include?
What are the income requirements for a D7 visa to Portugal?
Can I use the Portuguese healthcare system with a Portuguese D7 visa?
Is Portugal a good place for retirement?
Is Portugal an expensive country?
Can I become a Portuguese citizen with a D7 visa?

Portugal D7 Residency Consultation

Every client is unique

Every case requires an individual approach and solution. Our years of experience in the industry allow us to provide both.

We will answer all your questions and provide detailed information about the available second passport and residency programs to help you make the right choice.

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Lead Attorney at Golden Harbors

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Lead Attorney at Golden Harbors

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