Golden Visa / RFNH

* Residente fiscal não habitual

for investors

Golden Visa

When a foreign national makes an investment, personally or through a company, in real estate property of a value equal to or greater than EUR 500.00,00

it is possible that a temporary residence permit be granted (Golden Visa) without the need to first obtain a residence visa. Among the several advantages of the Golden Visa program, the highlight is the possibility for Golden Visa holders to freely circulate in the Schengen area (*).

(*)Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Finland , France, Greece , Hungary , Iceland , Italy, Latvia , Liechtenstein , Lithuania, Luxembourg , Malta , Norway , Czech Republic, Netherlands, Poland , Portugal , Sweden and Switzerland.

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The non-habitual resident tax scheme allows individuals, Portuguese and foreign citizens who wish to reside in Portugal, to benefit from a special status for a period of 10 years.

To benefit from this scheme, it is necessary that the person has not been a tax resident in Portugal in the last 5 years, obtains his habitual tax residence in Portugal and remains as a resident in the country for most of the year. The tax advantages are in respect of certain types of incomes and pensions obtained in Portugal or abroad.

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