Finance

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NIF is short for Número de Identificação Fiscal and it’s sometimes called a Número de Contribuinte as well. It’s a nine-digit tax number that’s used when you make payments in Portugal and is also asked for when you have to register for anything Such as buying or renting a house, opening a Portuguese bank account, requesting utility contracts, buying a car, a mobile phone contract and even to use for grocery shopping.

Requesting a NIF number

For most banks, setting up a Portuguese bank account requires a visit to a branch. You need to have your NIF number to be able to open a bank account.

Opening a bank account in Portugal as a foreigner

All the tax residents need to declare their worldwide income in Portugal. The non-residents that earned income from Portuguese sources also need to submit the IRS tax return.

IRS tax returns

Opening a Portuguese company or registering a branch or subsidiary of a foreign company in Portugal is a straightforward process. Our expert team of legal and fiscal advisors can advise you.

There are a number of different legal structures for businesses in Portugal, ranging from individual sole traders to large incorporated companies.

Companies

Together with you, we map out the scope of your investment needs. We also discuss the nature of the investment and the vehicle that is most suitable in that context and the purchase or establishment of a tax exemption company.

Investment planning

GOLDEN
VISA

 
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The Portuguese Golden Visa program provides residency by investment and is popular with investors from all over the world due to the attractive investment possibilities. Portugal is a safe and stable country with an excellent and affordable quality of life, good health care and education options, well-connected airports and a lovely climate.

 

Anyone from outside of the EU can apply for a Golden Visa. You can obtain the residence permit for your immediate family members(spouse, parents, children under 26) on a single investment.

Travel VISA free to 26 EU states belonging to the Schengen area

Investment options

Real estate investments in residential real estate, minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Real estate investments in commercial real estate, minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Investment in real estate rehabilitation, minimum investment 350.000€ in rehabilitation works in designated areas in the interior of Portugal and reduced to 280.000€ if located in low density areas. The property must be 30 years or older.

 

Investment in private equity funds, minimum investment 500.000€

 

Capital transfer, minimum investment 1.5 million.

 

Create 10 full time jobs

 

Investment in research, minimum investment 500.000€

7 day stay requirement.

Applies for the whole family.

Access to Schengen area.

5 years for citizenship.

Minimum investment 280k.

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countriesschengenarea.jpeg

The Portuguese Golden Visa program provides residency by investment and is popular with investors from all over the world due to the attractive investment possibilities. Portugal is a safe and stable country with an excellent and affordable quality of life, good health care and education options, well-connected airports and a lovely climate.

 

Anyone from outside of the EU can apply for a Golden Visa. You can obtain the residence permit for your immediate family members(spouse, parents, children under 26) on a single investment.

Travel VISA free to 26 EU states belonging to the Schengen area

Investment options

Real estate investments in residential real estate, minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Real estate investments in commercial real estate, minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Investment in real estate rehabilitation, minimum investment 350.000€ in rehabilitation works in designated areas in the interior of Portugal and reduced to 280.000€ if located in low density areas. The property must be 30 years or older.

 

Investment in private equity funds, minimum investment 500.000€

 

Capital transfer, minimum investment 1.5 million.

 

Create 10 full time jobs

 

Investment in research, minimum investment 500.000€

7 day stay requirement.

Applies for the whole family.

Access to Schengen area.

5 years for citizenship.

Minimum investment 280k.

SEND US AN INQUIRY

countriesschengenarea.jpeg

The Portuguese Golden Visa program provides residency by investment and is popular with investors from all over the world due to the attractive investment possibilities. Portugal is a safe and stable country with an excellent and affordable quality of life, good health care and education options, well-connected airports and an exquisite climate.

 

Anyone from outside the EU can apply for a Golden Visa. You can obtain the residence permit for your immediate family members (spouse, parents, children under 26) in a single investment.

Travel VISA-free to 26 EU states belonging to the Schengen area

Investment options

Real estate investments in real estate (residential properties in designated areas), minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Real estate investments in commercial real estate, minimum investment 500.000€ and reduced to 400.000€ in classified low density areas.

 

Investment in real estate rehabilitation, minimum investment 350.000€ in rehabilitation works in designated areas within the interior of Portugal and reduced to 280.000€ if located in low density areas. The property must be 30 years or older.

 

Investment in private equity funds, minimum investment 500.000€.

 

Capital transfer, minimum investment 1.5 million.

 

Create 10 full-time jobs.

 

Investment in research, minimum investment 500.000€.

7 day stay requirement.

Applies for the whole family.

Access to Schengen area.

5 years for citizenship.

Minimum investment 280k.

SEND US AN INQUIRY

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NHR

The Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) Portugal program is a tax regime that offers foreign residents and investors reduced tax rates and exemptions on some taxes.

Advantages of NHR program

Special individual tax treatment on incomes for a period of 10 years.

Tax Exemption on almost all foreign sources of income.

20% flat rate on certain Portuguese-source incomes. Tax residency in a white-listed EU country.

 

No tax on gifts or inheritances to family members.

 

No wealth tax.

 

Free cash remittance of funds to Portugal.

 

Although the individual must be deemed a resident of Portugal when he/she submits the application, there is no minimum stay requirement afterwards

Eligibility

7 day stay requirement.

Applies for the whole family.

5 years for citizenship.

Minimum investment 280k.

You may have the right to be a resident in Portugal by being an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen or via the Golden Visa program, and you should not have been a Portuguese tax resident in the preceding five years.

How to apply

Residency proof

You need to have proof of the legal right to reside in Portugal. Citizens of EU/EEA/Switzerland can register without a visa. They will be asked for their current address. Non-EU citizens must first receive a residence permit so that they are allowed to settle in Portugal. They can obtain the permit via the Golden Visa Program

Non-residents can obtain a tax registration number (NIF number) through their representative in Portugal.

Portuguese tax registration

Registering as a TAX resident in Portugal 

After you obtain your NIF, you must register as a tax resident at Finanças.

You must first register, for which you will need a NIF number, and fiscal address. Once registered, you will receive a password by post and then the application can be completed.

Application for NHR status

 
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