One of Europe’s oldest countries positioned on the blissfully elegant shores of the Atlantic ocean, Portugal boasts rich historical and architectural heritage. Luminosity, radiance and culture beams through whitewashed villages and lush vineyards.
Portugal boasts a rich and diverse culture, Mediterranean climate, a safe and stable setting, which is an ideal location for raising families, conducting business or simply for travel. Investors find many opportunities in Portugal’s secure and fast developing market, with access to the entire Schengen zone.
Portugal’s Golden Resident Permit program is offered in accordance with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Department of Consular Affairs and the Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP).
Aimed at attracting foreign direct investments to the country, the program yields a residency permit in Portugal to non-EU investors who meet the following requirements:
In July 2015, through Act 63/2015 and Regulatory Decree 15-A/2015 the required investment options were revised, and new ones were added. Investors now can choose from the following:
Casa da Companhia is a rehabilitation project of a Palatial House, an emblematic building in the city of Porto built in the XVIII century. The €11.2 million project includes the development of luxury residences, amenities, a SPA club, a restaurant, a shop, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Only 32 fractions of €350,000 are issued to investors as co-owners of the entire property. Some of the project benefits include:
For more details, please consult the project prospectus.
Updated yearly, the Arton Index is an overall assessment and comparative benchmark of the country and its investment program.
Population Growth: 0.09%
GDP (per capita)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
288.6 billion USD (2015)
Visa free countries
92,090 sq. km
0-14: 15.7%, 15-24: 11.4%, 24-54: 42.1%, 55-64: 11.9%, 65+: 18.9%
Portugese (official), English, French, Spanish (widely spoken)
Roman Catholic: 81.0%, Christian: 3.3%, other (includes Jewish, Muslim, other): 0.6%, none: 6.8%, unspecified 8.3%
1 USD = 0.85 EUR (2015)