Portugal’s D7 Visa: Passive Income Earners

  • Security, democracy and life quality;
  • Free entry and circulation in the Schengen Area;
  • Family reunification;
  • Freedom to live in Portugal and to develop, or
  • not, a professional activity;
  • Option to apply to the NHR tax program for tax
  • purposes (low or no taxation for 10 years on most foreign-source income, applicable to pension income, dividends, interests, royalties and real estate income foreigned sourced);
  • Access to Portugal residents’ rights, such as education, recognition of diplomas and qualifications, healthcare, social security, trade union protection, justice and courts;
  • Access to permanent residency or citizenship after 5 years, subject to passing a language test of basic Portuguese.
  1. Declaration outlining reasons for obtaining Portuguese residency;
  2. Criminal record certificate;
  3. Documentary evidence of having
  4. accommodation in Portugal (property title
  5. deed or rental agreement);
  6. Documentary evidence of sufficient economic
  7. means available in Portugal for a 12-month
  8. period;
  9. Documentary evidence of having a reasonable
  10. net regular passive income (pensions, dividends, rents, etc.).

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