Retirement with Portugal 

Thinking of retiring in Portugal? Get a Golden Visa for your golden years.

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Enjoy a relaxing and safe lifestyle

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Make the best of visa-free travels

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Benefit from high quality healthcare

What is Portugal Golden Visa?

The Portugal Golden Visa is a residency by investment programme for non-EU citizens wanting to gain permanent residency in the EU.

The programme provides you with benefits such as being granted an EU passport after 5 years of holding the Portugal Golden Visa, visa-free travel to 188 countries and excellent quality of life in Portugal.

It is the most popular citizenship programme in the world. So if you are searching for a perfect place to retire, do not look any further.

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Why not spend the best time of your life in beautiful Portugal?

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Delicious food

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Safety

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Low cost of living

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Warm climate

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Quality of healthcare

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Beaches

Why should I retire in Portugal?

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If you are looking for an ideal retirement place where you can relax and truly enjoy your golden years, do not look any further. According to GPI 2022, Portugal is the 5th safest country in Europe, so you can put your mind to rest.

Enjoy rays of sunshine on one of its award-winning beaches, save on a cost of living and experience delicious cuisine – from red wine to fresh seafood.

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As Dalai Lama said, ‘Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.’ With Portuguese Golden Visa, you will not have to limit yourself to only one place as you will hold the key to a visa-free access to 26 Schengen countries.

If you decide to get Portuguese citizenship, you will be granted access to 188 countries, making your dreams of travelling around the world come true.

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Portugal has a high standard of healthcare services. Portugal came 24th in the Health Care Index 2021 by Numbeo: higher than countries such as the UK, Italy or Spain.

Once you receive your Portuguese Golden Visa, you will become eligible for the Portuguese National Health Service (SNS).

How can we help you get a Golden Visa?

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Expert Guidance

We have offices in 13 countries and in multiple time zones, so no matter where you are, we’re here for you

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EXCLUSIVE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

We work directly with developers in Portugal to offer you the best investment properties on the market.

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end-to-end service

Getting second citizenship can be a long and complicated process, but our experts are with you every step of the way.

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FULLY TRANSPARENT SERVICE

Throughout the process, you’ll have regular meetings with our team to get updates on your citizenship journey.

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LEGAL SERVICES

We have a dedicated team of legal experts on hand to streamline your application.

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FAMILY REUNIFICATION

Extend your Golden Visa application to your family so they benefit from EU citizenship, too.

Plan ahead for your future in Portugal today!

The initial Golden Visa grants temporary residence for two years. The visa can be renewed for successive periods of two years at a time, providing that the requirements are met. The process of obtaining a Golden Visa and citizenship in Portugal takes approximately five years.

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Your investment is secured, and your application is submitted

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Golden Visa application is approved

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Golden Visa cards are issued for a 2 year period

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Your Golden Visa is renewed for two years, providing that all the requirements have been met

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Your Golden Visa is renewed for another two years, providing that all the requirements have been met

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Application for citizenship is submitted

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Citizenship is obtained and EU passports are granted

Start planning your retirement in Portugal today!

Check if you are eligible

Check if you are eligible

    A Golden Visa is a fast-track process for obtaining permanent residence & citizenship in an EU country. There are many advantages of this programme, such as favourable tax benefits, excellent healthcare and outstanding education
    options for you and your family.

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    With the Portuguese Golden Visa, you could be working in Portugal in as little as 6-9 months. You will be able to live and work in Portugal once you have received your Golden Visa.

    Once you make your investment (minimum €280,000) your application is then processed by the SEF (Portugal's immigration department) and from there, it will take 6-9 months until you receive your GV. Once you've received it, you then have the right to live and work in Portugal.

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    In order to qualify for the program a qualifying investment has to be made.

    Purchasing property in Portugal can be a great option and is one of the most cost effective paths to obtaining the visa.

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    You don't meet the minimum requirements for a Portuguese Golden Visa, however, we can still help.

    We have lots of other citizenship & residency programs with a lower investment threshold which we'd love to discuss with you in more detail if you have at least €150,000 (US $175,000).

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    Please let us know how much capital do you have either in cash, investments or property.


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    To obtain a Portuguese Golden Visa, you must bring the minimum investment amount from outside of Portugal into the country. This means that the minimum investment cannot be taken out as a loan or mortgage from a Portuguese financial
    institution.

    You can liquidate assets (such as investments or property) from outside of Portugal in order to raise the funds required to begin the process.

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    We have citizenship & residency specialists located all over the world who can discuss your personal requirements and offer specific advice. An initial online meeting would be done via Zoom and lasts around 30 mins, it's completley
    free and there is no obligation.

    Alternatively we can call you if you'd prefer to get started by telephone. If you're not quite ready to speak to a residency specialist then we can send you more information by email and you can let us know when you are ready to
    proceed.

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    The next step would be to schedule a free, online meeting with your local residency expert.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To be eligible for the Portuguese Golden Visa, you will need a minimum of €280,000 ($300,000) to invest in property.

    Speak with our residency expert to better understand the full cost including the legal fees and government application fees.

    Do not have the full amount? We also offer other citizenship programmes from $150,000. Although you might not be eligible for the Portuguese Golden Visa, you will still benefit from talking to our specialist today and exploring other options.

    • There is no fits, wealth or inheritance tax on your assets outside Portugal.
    • Pensions, including private pensions, are taxed at 10% in Portugal.
    • No. It is good to think ahead for the future. Once you are granted a Portuguese Golden Visa, you can choose to live in Portugal, but you do not have to live there permanently to renew your visa or apply for a citizenship.
    • You need to stay in the country for a total of 5 weeks in 5 years to apply for the citizenship.

    The initial Golden Visa provides you with temporary residence for two years. It can be renewed for 2 years at a time, as long as you meet the requirements.

    You can apply for citizenship in about 5 years.

    Yes, with an additional fee you can add your spouse to the application so you can enjoy your golden years together.

    • You have 280,000 euros ($300,000) to invest in Portuguese property. Do not have the full amount? We also offer other citizenship programmes from $150,000. Although you might not be eligible for the Portuguese Golden Visa, you will still benefit from talking to our specialist today and exploring other options.
    • You are not an EU citizen (if you are British, you are eligible because of Brexit).
    • You have a clean criminal record.

    Holborn Assets are an award-winning wealth management and financial services business established in 1998. With offices globally, Holborn are well-positioned to help you with your citizenship and residency application.

    At Holborn we have:

    • 250+ qualified advisors across the globe
    • More than $2billion assets under management
    • 20,000 clients worldwide