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Get European Residency And Citizenship


YPT is your local partner

YPT Golden Visa & Investment assists in selecting the right investment for a Portugal Golden Visa application and provides a complete offer of services related to your application.

Under one single investment, the Portugal Golden Visa Program allows for the application of direct family members, and after 5 years, you can apply for Permanent Residence or Citizenship.

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Short stay

Spend only 14 days in Portugal for each 2 years

(7 days per year)


Family reunification

Include spouse, dependent children and senior parents under your investment 


Multiple investment options and low thresholds

Several investment options, namely in private equity funds or properties


Visa free travel in EU Schengen countries


Visa free travel to more than 180 countries worldwide 

Portuguese passport ranks Top 5 on the global mobility spectrum


Access to public service, such as health care and education


5 years to citizenship or permanent residence

 After 5 years of Golden Visa, you can apply for permanent residence permit or citizenship


Live and work in any of the EU countries with Portugal Citizenship


Favourable tax regime

Non Habitual Resident (NHR) tax regime allows a 20% tax rate or total tax exclusion on income for the first 10 years,  if you choose to live in Portugal 183+ days per year


INVEstment options

Investment of €500,000 in participation units of private equity funds eligible for golden visa

companies and job creation

Incorporation of a company with 5 jobs, investment of  €500,000 and minimum 3Y investment period or creation of 10 jobs

capital transfer

Investment of €1,500,000 in bank deposit, public debt, securities, or other equity investment  



research activities

Transfer of capital for research activities developed by institutions integrated in the national scientific and technological system with a minimum investment of €500,000.









Initial consultation

Get an initial appointment with our team on your specific case to define the roadmap of your process 


Investment options

Our team will source the possible investment options according to your requirements

Personal documents

We will guide you throughout the process of gathering all the necessary documentation for the whole process (bank account opening, NIF - Portuguese taxpayer number, legal, etc) and work with the lawyer to make sure all the documentation is certified and ready for submission

Bank account​ and NIF

We will introduce you to a bank manager for account opening and will apply for a Portuguese taxpayer number (NIF)

Make the investment

After you transfer the funds to your Portuguese account, you are ready to invest. The procedures may be different depending on the investment you chose 


Online application

The lawyer will submit your application to the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF)​ with all the necessary documents when you will be required to pay the government analysis fee



Following the initial approval from the SEF, an appointment will be scheduled to collect your biometric data (fingerprint, photo)

Approval and residence cards

Following the approval of your application, you will need to pay the card issuance fee to the Government. Once your residence cards are ready, we will collect them on your behalf and send them to you. Your Golden Visa residence permit will be valid for 5 years from the date shown on your initial card



portugal golden visa timeline

Year 0
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Golden visa issued
Valid for 2 years
Residency permit needs to be renewed
Valid for 2 years
Residency permit needs to be renewed
Valid for 2 years
Application for permanent residency or citizenship, otherwise GV needs to be renewed in year 6
  • Portugal ranks as the 3rd safest country in the world

  • With an average of more than 300 sunny days a year, Lisbon is Europe's sunniest capital. 

  • Live and work in any of the EU countries.


  • Visa-free travel in the Schengen area and to more than 180 countries worldwide

  • Enjoy superb gastronomy and wines

  • A happy and healthy population

  • An attractive and stable business environment for all business fields

  • Tax benefits encouraging foreign investment​​


YPT Golden Visa & Investment is a Portuguese boutique firm specializing in Golden Visa-related investments. We assist our Clients in selecting the best investment to obtain the Portugal Golden Visa (Residence by Investment) and provide local support throughout the process on an end-to-end basis. 

Our team combines a strong track record in the financial sector with a legal background and expat life experience.

Through partnerships with high-profile local partners and in-house support and coordination, YPT can assist its Clients in selecting the best investments for their golden visa application and render all sorts of services concerning the Portuguese Golden Visa or relocation processes. 

We have a team of professionals ready to assist our Clients 24/7, to ensure a smooth and successful experience with your Golden Visa application.  

YPT works with a selected group of local partners in the most diverse fields to offer you a full range of top-quality services. Your success is our goal.

YPT partners include experienced and high-profile law firms with a strong track record in immigration law, specifically in Portuguese golden visas.


We have selected reputable asset management companies in Portugal to introduce you to a diverse and broad range of private equity funds with different investment strategies and risk profiles.

Our partnerships with high-profile real estate developers grant you access to exclusive opportunities, and our partnerships with high-profile real estate agencies allow us to source properties according to your requirements.

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Quick Access to Some Useful Websites

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Immigration website

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Justiça Online

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Portal das Comunidades

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Immigration Information Portal

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Tax Office website


Portuguese Securities Market Commission


Public Registry website

Keys To The New Place

Real Estate Tax Simulator

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