20 Reasons Why Portugal Maybe The Best Choice For A Second Passport

Portugal is the westernmost country of continental Europe, and is part of the European Union (EU). It is one of the oldest countries in Europe.

Capital – Lisbon

Language – Portuguese

Population – ~10.3 million

Currency – EURO

Why is Portugal the most ideal choice for getting a EU passport, residency, citizenship?

Portugal beach quality of life

Quality of Life


pasteis de nata represent Portuguese culture

Great Culture & Weather

  • Portugal is an interesting and fun place to visit and live, with great food, culture, old cafés and boutiques, nightlife, and some of the best beaches.  Portugal and its cities and islands are the most accoladed destinations in Europe in recent World Travel Awards
  • Best European Destination for the 6th time from 2017 – 2023 – Portugal
  • World’s Leading City Break Destination 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020/ Europe’s Leading City Destination 2023 – Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2020, 2023/ World’s Leading City Destination 2022 – Porto, Portugal
  • World’s Leading Island Destination 2023 – Madeira Islands
  • World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2023 – Azores Islands, Portugal
Portuguese passport ranked 4th in Global Passport Power Rank 2020

Freedom in Travel and Residency

  • Portugal is the door to your European living dream.  A Portuguese citizenship gives you the freedom and mobility to live and work in all 26 EU countries, as well as enjoying the benefits as a local citizen.
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Citizen Rights

  • Have the rights to live and work in 26 EU countries, and enjoy the benefits of a local resident.
  • Portugal had a score of 96 out of 100 on the Freedom in the World report 2020. Tying with Switzerland and ahead of the UK, France and Germany. Freedom House rates people’s access to political rights and civil liberties ranging from the right to vote to freedom of expression and equality before the law.
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Great Infrastructure and geographical location

  • Portugal has a public healthcare system that offers free health care to its residents. Portugal’s healthcare system was ranked as the 12th on the 2020 World Health Report by The World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Portugal offers free public education to its residents for kindergarten, primary and secondary school.
  • Portugal has one of the top road infrastructure in the world
  • Portugal is in a great geographical location. Located in Europe and close to 3 other continents – merely 1 hour away by flight to Africa, 5 hours to North America, and 7 hours to Asia.
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Favorable Tax & Immigration Scheme

  • Portugal’s Golden Visa investment immigration program is one of the most competitive and lenient of western countries, without requirements such as age, occupation, income, and lengthy period of living in the country. 
  • Very favorable tax scheme for non-habitual residents, not taxing the income of foreign sources if there is a double-taxation treaty with that jurisdiction and taxing income originated in Portugal for a reduced rate of 20% for a period of 10 years.
  • Portugal has one of the most favorable inheritance tax scheme in the world – a zero inheritance tax for direct family member.

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