Madeira Golden Visa: All You Need to Know for 2021

You’ve probably already heard of Portugal’s Golden Visa investment scheme. But did you know that the tropical island of Madeira is one of the country’s best destinations for investing in Golden Visa property?    In this detailed insider’s guide, we’ll look at how Portugal’s autonomous region of Madeira will become 2022’s hottest Golden Visa destination – and why …

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Living in Madeira in 2021: Portugal’s most exciting hidden gem

Living in Madeira for the long-term is high on my list of 2021 goals. Funchal, the Madeiran capital, was the perfect place to wait out the worst effects of the 2020 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns. I believe that Madeira has excellent long-term potential as a digital émigré destination. Before I arrived in Madeira, I …

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Setting up a Limited Company in the UK (for EU residency)

A UK limited company is one of the best ways to run your online business while living in the EU.   It offers the key advantage of being able to extract your income as dividends, which are considered passive income. This opens the possibility of using passive income residency pathways as a route to citizenship.  In the UK, setting up a new company …

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How to Get a NIF in Portugal: The Essential Guide

I get a lot of enquiries about how to get a NIF in Portugal. In fact, it’s probably one of the most common concerns for new arrivals to the country.   That’s for two reasons: 1) having a NIF is essential for many important aspects of life in Portugal, and 2) the process for getting one can be very confusing.   Luckily, I’ve been …

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11 Reasons You Should Move to Portugal from the USA

As Portugal reopens its borders to American travelers, now is a perfect time to consider a move to Portugal from USA. Portugal has become one of Europe’s most popular relocation destinations. This small Atlantic country has so much to offer, from scenic destinations like the Algarve, Silver Coast and Madeira, to generous tax breaks for remote workers and online business owners.  For those …

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Luxembourg Citizenship: The Ultimate 2021 Guide

Getting Luxembourg citizenship is an interesting route into the EU.  You can achieve it through several different pathways.   An individual can automatically gain Luxembourg citizenship in certain situations. This could be through heritage, adoption, or birth in Luxembourg. There’s also a special scenario called possession d’etat (de facto enjoyment of a certain civil status), which can lead to citizenship.   Each of those has its own specific requirements, but here …

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