In addition to the purchase of the real estate, there are additional purchase fees to be paid:

Property Transfer Tax (IMT) – up to 8% (depending on the purchase price) or 6.5% for non-habitational purposes

Annual Property Tax (IMI) – 0.3 – 0.8%

Additional Municipal Property Tax (AIMI) – 0.4 – 0.7%

Stamp Duty – 0.8%

Family process analysis – EUR 81.11


Visa and Visa Renewals

ARI Permanent Residency card (Per Family Member)

Initial Visa – EUR 5,202.60

Renewal at 12-36 months – EUR 2,601.30

Renewal at 36-60 months – EUR 2,601.30

Permanent Residency at 60-84 months – EUR 2,601.30rmanent residency


Document Collection
  • Passport
  • Criminal record
  • Schengen visa
  • Marriage certificate
  • Birth certificate children
  • Proof of ongoing studies (children over 18)
  • Health insurance valid in Portugal for all family members
  • 2 passport type photos of each family member

Criminal record, marriage certificate and birth certificate children need to be certified by Local Authorities and legalized eighter at Portuguese Consulate or with the appostille of the Hague Convention

Schengen visa Obtained at the Portuguese Consulate/embassy
Documents needed for Tourism visa:

  • Passport or official travel documents accepted by Schengen countries, valid for at least 3 months longer than the validity of the visa, with blank page for attachment of visa sticker;
  • Application form duly filled in capital letters;
  • Two passport-size photo;
  • Proof of purpose of visit in the form of an official letter of invitation from host or business partner, provisional ticket booking and hotel booking where appropriate;
  • Proof of sufficient funds and medical insurance may also be required. Fee (payable in cash, by postal order or by cheque);
  • For postal applications, a large self-addressed envelope stamped for registered or recorded delivery.
    90 days stay in 180 days period
Arrival in Portugal Pick up from the airport, transfer to the hotel.
Visit Law firm Pick up from the hotel. The giving of fingerprints for biometrics, proceeding with the document process and visit the SEF (foreign affairs service)
Visit Properties The real estate agent will pick the investor up
Visit Law firm Finalize the process