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02. Visas for Portugal

What types of visas are available in Portugal?

Portugal has been in recent years one of the most sought after countries by Brazilians to live, invest, study, work or even undertake. With one of the best qualities of life in Europe, combined with safety and a mild climate, in addition to the ease of language, Portugal has become the dream of many Brazilians who want to live a unique experience.  


The country also does not disappoint when it comes to investment opportunities in various sectors, especially tourism. With a growing economy and stable politics, Portugal provides a welcoming and promising scenario for investors, entrepreneurs and highly qualified professionals.


Studying in Portugal is also a great opportunity, with outstanding Universities and the possibility to live an international experience with different cultures.  


Finally, it is an extremely pleasant place for retirees, whether for a quiet life or to travel through Europe and other continents at lower costs.


The types of long-stay visa available are as follows:


  • D1 – Work Visa – Residence Visa for Subordinated Professional Activity;

  • D2 – Visa for Entrepreneurs – Residence Visa for the Exercise of Independent Professional Activity and for Entrepreneurial Immigrants ;

  • D3 - Work Visa  Highly Qualified – Residence Visa for Research Activity or Highly Qualified Professional ;

  • D4 – Study Visa – Residence Visa for Study, Student Exchange, Professional Internship or Volunteering ;

  • D5 – Study Visa – Residence Visa in the Scope of Mobility of Higher Education Students;

  • D6 – Family Reunion – Residence Visa for Family Reunion Purposes;

  • D7 – Visa for Income Holders or Retirees – Residence Visa for Retirees and People with Income;

  • Golden Visa - The Golden Visa Portugal – Residence Permit for Investors is considered one of the most attractive ways to invest and live in the European country.


To request the  Golden Visa  it is necessary to invest in Portugal in one of the following ways:


  • Acquire real estate with a value equal to or greater than 500 thousand euros;

  • Acquire old immovable property, in urban rehabilitation areas, in the global amount equal to or greater than 350 thousand euros;

  • Transfer capital in an amount equal to or greater than 1 million euros;

  • Create at least 10 jobs;

  • Investing in small and medium-sized companies;

  • Invest in scientific research;

  • Invest in artistic production, preservation or conservation of cultural heritage.

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