Reside in Portugal by Investment

An immediate right to reside in Portugal is what this programme can help with (after six years of residence). Read this article to know more.

The program gives an immediate right to reside in Portugal. After six years of residence, the applicant can apply for the Portuguese nationality.

Portugal Residence by Investment Cost

– Purchase of real estate – EUR 500,000 (this amount is decreased to EUR 350,00 if the property is more than 30 years old); the property can be purchased with 20% reduction (EUR 400,000 and EUR 280,000, respectively) if the property is located in low density population area.


– An investment of at least EUR 1 million deposited in a bank account – this amount of money can be further invested with a return.


– Capital Investment – EUR 350,000 (in research activities).


– Capital Investment – EUR 250,000 (in arts or reconstruction of national heritage projects).


– Capital Investment – EUR 500,000 (in investment fund or venture capital).


– Creating a company in Portugal – the employer must create 10 jobs.


Permanent residence is acquired within 6 months and citizenship in 18 months.