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Residency and Citizenship by Investment

A developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards, Portugal was impressively ranked nineteenth on the high quality of life global index rating as of 2005. The 10 million plus population operates on the Euro and establishes a global presence in a variety of industries, especially a booming export sector


  • Access to move, live and work in all European Union countries and territories without any additional visa requirements for a maximum of 90 days per half-year from the date of first entry
  • Residency obligation in Portugal only 7 days for the first year and 14 days in the subsequent two year period
  • Processing time only 45 business days from the date of investment completion
  • Great range of property real estate investment with competitive resale value
  • Ranked among the best countries in the world for doing business by Forbes magazine, 24th place of 141 countries
  • One of the highest GDP growth rates over the last 40 years among OECD countries
  • The 17th most peaceful country in the world according to the Global Peace Index (2011)
  • Clear and transparent tax rules with special programs for non-habitual residents, aimed at attracting foreign investors
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