Latest updates on Europe's most popular residency programme. No longer an option for real estate, but still very much alive.
Two weeks after the Portuguese parliament largely approved the housing bill known as Mais Habitação (More Housing), President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has decided to veto it. The bill is now sent back to parliament for further scrutiny and another vote.This means there is a little more time to achieve a Golden Visa via real estate investment. If you think you've missed your opportunity to apply for Europe's most popular residency-through-investment programme, now is your chance.
Portugal has been in the global spotlight in recent years for all the right reasons. Before touching on the Golden Visa and the updates to the program, let’s recap on why Portugal has become a global favourite for relocation and investment.