The Portugal golden visa will allow you permanent free entry to live and / or work in Portugal as well as freedom of movement in Portugal and the other twenty-five Schengen zone countries. There is also an option to become a “non-habitual resident” of Portugal for tax reasons.
After five years of your initial investment, you will have the option to obtain permanent resident status or to acquire Portuguese citizenship after the same five-year term. There are extensive benefits for the investor’s family, including the spouse or partner, dependent children, dependent parents, and under-aged siblings of either spouse or partner if they are the legal guardians.
As a resident of Portugal under the Golden Visa program you will have the right to access education and professional training, recognition of education diplomas and professional qualifications, healthcare, social security benefits, tax concessions and trade union protection as well as the full protection of the law and legal system.