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Portugal. Residential visa D7

A pathway to permanent residence and citizenship for those who have documented passive income, remote workers and digital nomads anywhere in the world
Level of difficulty
Not very difficult
Attorney fees
from €1900
Special features
One of the simplest residential visa programs in Europe, if you have passive income, live/work as a digital nomad or a remote worker with regular contract payments
Summary of the Portugal D7 visa program
A resident visa for "passive income", remoter workers and digital nomads in Portugal, which entitles the entire family to work, study and stay in the country.

Who is eligible for the D7 passive income visa

  • seniors with a monthly pension over €760
  • landlords who can provide proof of monthly rentals of their property anywhere in the world in the amount over €760
  • intellectual property owners who can show regular income off of it
  • beneficiaries of regular income from long-term financial investments with a fixed interest rate, dividends or interest on savings
  • digital nomads with regular income from clients anywhere in the world
  • remote workers with regular payments and confirmed future contacts

Portugal D7 passive visa requirements

  • this program is open to non-EU, EEA, or Swiss citizens
  • apply for a Portuguese NIF (tax number)
  • open an account in a bank in Portugal
  • have at least €7000 in bank account. Married couples — at least €10500. These sums are minimum amounts required for you to "live on" while in Portugal.
  • provide a proof of regular passive income of at least €760/month for the last 6-12 months
  • provide proof of accommodation for the next 12 months (signed lease agreement)
  • provide proof of comprehensive health insurance
  • provide official proof of a clean criminal record
  • Costs associated with a Portugal D7 visa
    • Visa processing — approx. €90
    • Registration of a residence permit in Portugal — €84
    • Payment for services of immigration specialists — from €1900
  • Terms of obtaining a Portugal D7 visa
    • Visa processing time is approximately 60 days (depends on your nationality and local consulate workload and rules). The D7 visa will be valid for 4 months. You will need to apply for a temporary residence permit in Portugal upon arrival within these 4 months.
    • Residence permit processing may take up to 6 months.

Talk to our Portugal immigration consultants

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There are never too many questions when we talk immigration. Quiz our experienced immigration consultants in Portugal with anything that's on your mind! Our consultants specialize in Portugal's residential programs and will assist you with a personal relocation plan.

You will have a clear understanding of how to go about getting your residence in Portugal and a detailed roadmap to moving just after your first online consultation.

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Our immigration team is based in Portugal and USA. We have already helped dozens of immigrants to obtain resident visas. We will help you too!

You probably have lots of different questions about moving to Portugal right now and may or may not know which program fits you best. If you'd like to discuss your personal situation, be sure to speak with our Portugal's immigration specialist.

Ready to start the visa process?
You can be in Portugal in less than 3 months!

If you are ready to move to the wonderful Portugal, live in the old Europe near the ocean, countryside or in one of the amazing cities like Lisbon or Porto, and you meet the requirements for a D7 visa, start the process right now. Our team of immigration lawyers and experts in Portugal will guide you through the process, assist in procuring and compiling the required documents, work with you on validating your business plan and schedule all local appointments for your resident permit in Portugal.

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