How Portugal’s Golden Visa Program Sparked Economic Revival

How Portugal’s Golden Visa Program Sparked Economic Revival

Buffeted by a global recession and witnessing a plunge in foreign investment, Portugal introduced its golden visa program in 2012 to attract foreign capital through investment immigration.  The program allowed non-EU nationals to become permanent residents of Portugal by purchasing a property worth at least €500,000.  Today, applicants have numerous other investment options. including €1…