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Citizenship of Portugal

Term from 8 months

Portugal is a developed European unitary state, a member of NATO, the UN, the OECD, and the European Union. The country at the far west of continental Europe attracts immigrants with its affordable cost of living, location on the ocean coast, rich history, low taxes, and warm sunny climate.

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Benefits of obtaining Portuguese citizenship

1

Visa-free travel to more than 160 countries

The holder of a Portuguese passport has the right to visit North and South America, Australia, and all of Europe without obtaining an entry permit.

2

Change of tax residence

A citizen of Portugal can pay taxes in the state at favorable rates, for example, personal income tax is calculated according to a progressive system and starts at 14.5%.

3

Moving to the EU for permanent residence

With a Portuguese passport, a foreigner has the right to settle in any EU country on a permanent basis with access to employment, education, and business.

4

Receiving social benefits and guarantees

The holder of a Portuguese passport can count on the help and support of the state (even abroad), including receiving financial benefits, allowances, pension, and insurance payments.

This program is suitable:

Businessmen

  • Entrepreneurs who want to reduce their tax burden

Workers

  • Specialists claiming high wages

Students

  • Pupils who are counting on studying at the best universities in Europe

Families

  • Foreigners planning to move to a developed and safe state

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Why us?

Official cooperation

Before starting the immigration procedure, the parties conclude an official contract with a list of services provided, the term of their execution, and the final cost.

Accredited lawyers

The company employs experienced international law specialists, whose portfolio includes many successful cases of obtaining European citizenship.

Achieving the result

Profile lawyers provide turnkey services, from independent preparation of documents to accompanying to the immigration services for 100% success of the procedure.

Individual approach

Each applicant can receive a free personal plan for obtaining citizenship of an EU country, which is drawn up based on his/her personal situation and wishes.

Where to start

1

Meeting with a specialist

The immigration lawyer studies the client’s request, analyzes his needs and family tree, offers a choice of suitable programs for acquiring an EU country passport, and talks about their pros and cons.

2

Formation of a dossier

The assigned specialist conducts archival work and collects the necessary documents for filing a petition for citizenship: at the beginning of the process, only a passport and civil status certificates are required from the applicant.

3

Visiting the authorized body

The profile lawyer accompanies the client to the immigration service, helps with the preparation of a citizenship application, prepares for an interview with government officials.

4

Receiving documents

Based on the certificate of entry into citizenship, the applicant, together with the assigned specialist, issues an ID card and a foreign passport of an EU country, civil status certificates, a driver’s license.

Documents you will receive

ID card

International passport

Driver's license

FAQ

Can I keep my current citizenship if I obtain Portuguese citizenship?

Portuguese law does not prohibit obtaining a second citizenship. Foreigners can obtain a local passport and keep their existing identity card, provided that this does not contradict the constitution of their home country.

Is it possible to immigrate with family members?

An EU passport holder can move to the preferred country of the union along with close relatives (spouse, minor and unmarried children) and apply for them the status of a local resident. Subsequently, family members can become naturalized citizens.

What language requirements exist when obtaining Portuguese citizenship?

Naturalized persons in Portugal are obliged to pass the appropriate test or otherwise prove sufficient knowledge of the state language. Many foreigners prefer to get a passport from another European Union country without meeting language requirements, and with it, immigrate to Portugal for permanent residence.

What is the size of expenses associated with the process of obtaining citizenship, including fees and taxes?

Persons who obtain a European Union passport by naturalization pay fees for the obtainment and renewal of a residence permit, a permanent resident card, filing a petition for citizenship. Applicants also bear financial expenses for the services of a notary, translator, immigration lawyer. A foreigner can reduce costs by using a simplified procedure for obtaining a second passport without prior residence in the chosen country.

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I finally received permanent resident status! It was not very easy, but lawyers helped me to solve many problems and avoid unnecessary difficulties. All I had to do was learning the language.

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In general, I called the Immigrantinlaw company just for a consultation, but in the end, they helped me obtain a residence permit. Lawyers always provide detailed advice on emerging issues.

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I knew little about the procedure for obtaining permanent residence, only in general terms. Therefore, the fact that the procedure was accompanied by lawyers helped a lot to obtain a resident card.

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