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NATIONALITY, VISA AND FISCAL SCHEMES

Sephardic Jews citizenship:

According to the recent amendment to the Regulation of Portuguese Nationality (Decree-law n.º30-A/2015), published in the Official Journal on February 27th 2015, the Portuguese Government may grant Portuguese nationality by naturalization to the descendants of Sephardic Portuguese Jews through the attestation of their links to Sephardic communities of Portuguese origin, namely, surnames, family speaking language and direct or indirect descent FAQ

 

Golden Visa Residence Permit Programme:

The rules governing the granting of Residence Permit for Investment (ARI / Golden Visa), in force from 8 October 2012, enable third country nationals to obtain a temporary residence permit to conduct business activities with visa waiver to enter national territory. FAQ

 

Tax regime for non-habitual residents:

The Investment Tax Code (TIT), created by Decree-Law n.º 249/2009, approved on September 23rd, implemented a Personal Income tax system for the non-regular resident , with the purpose of attracting to Portugal non resident professionals qualified for activities with high added value intellectual or industrial propriety or know-how, as well as beneficiaries of pension schemes granted abroad. FAQ

 

Also see: “Europe’s best  kept secret Individual Taxation” by 



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