Emigrate to Portugal

Access EU citizenship after just five years in Portugal – the EU’s most flexible pathway. Our experts will guide you through the whole process

Why Portugal?

Portuguese citizenship gives you access to one of the world’s most powerful passports. With a Portuguese passport, you can travel to 186 countries visa-free. You can also benefit from EU Freedom of Movement – the right to freely live, work, study and retire across the 27 Schengen zone countries.

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How to get Portuguese citizenship

Golden Visa

For those with significant funds to invest in Portugal, the Golden Visa offers maximum flexibility.

You can choose from a diverse range of investment opportunities, including real estate, venture capital funds and creating local jobs.

In just five years, you can become eligible for Portuguese citizenship – one of the fastest pathways in the EU.

With no need to become a Portuguese tax resident, you can maintain your life elsewhere, spending just 7-14 days per year in Portugal.

D7 Visa

If you earn your income remotely from outside of Portugal, you can move to Portugal using the D7 pathway.

Often called the ‘passive income’ visa, the D7 visa is highly flexible. It’s suitable for all kinds of income, from pensions to a remote work salary. 

Once resident under D7, you’ll be eligible to work for Portuguese companies, start a business in Portugal, and access the country’s excellent state health care.

What’s more, just five years of residency makes you eligible to apply for Portuguese citizenship.

Portugal Tax Planning

Portugal offers excellent tax benefits designed to attract foreigners, accessible through its non-habitual residency (NHR) scheme.

With the right planning, you can end up paying minimal tax during your residency period in Portugal. 

For crypto enthusiasts, Portugal currently has zero capital gains tax on cryptocurrency income. Becoming tax resident in Portugal gives you the perfect opportunity to realise your crypto gains, without being taxed to the hilt on them.

Digital Émigré partners with one of Lisbon’s top legal teams, helping hundreds of people start their journey to Portuguese (and EU) citizenship.

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