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As a Portuguese Golden Visa holder, what rights do I have in the EU?

If I buy a property in Porto, I can work throughout Portugal, correct? What about the European Union? Does my Golden Visa in Portugal grant that kind of right?


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  • NEXT/Gali Macedo & Associados
    June 11, 2019

    One of the main benefits of a Golden Visa (temporary residence authorization) holder is that he has a visa exemption for traveling within the Schengen Area, as well as living and working in Portugal but it is not mandatory. The minimum time periods that are requested to fulfill is that you stay in Portugal for a period of at least seven or more days in the first year of the concession of a Golden Visa, and 14 or more days in the subsequent years.

  • Alves & Silva Pereira
    June 03, 2019

    Regarding your question bellow, we hereby inform that Golden Visa grants you to live and work throughout Portugal. With regards to the European Union, this kind of visa only allows you to travel through Europe as a tourist visa.

  • Fonseca Santos e Associados
    May 31, 2019

    Being a holder of a Portuguese residency card you can travel free and without a visa in the Schengen Area ( please check that not all countries of EU are in Schengen, such as, for example, the U.K.). You can work live and study in Portugal. In the EU you have limitations.

  • Mauricio Bartacevicius Advogado
    May 31, 2019

    As a holder of a Golden Visa, you must work, live and study in Portugal, with all the rights of a local citizen. With regard to the EU, you have free movement throughout the Schengen Area. Each EU country has its rules related to work and resident permits, even for born Europeans, so that to work in another EU country you will have to be authorized by that country directly.

  • MRT Lawyers Office
    May 29, 2019

    As a resident permit for the investment (a Golden Visa), you can work anywhere in the country (Portugal). However, the resident permit does not allow you to work in the other countries of the European Union. In order to be able to work in the other countries of the European Union, you would have to hold a long-term resident permit under Directive 2003/109 / EC issued by the European Union. To obtain a long-term resident permit in Portugal, you must stay for five years in Portugal first.

  • Cidadão Legal
    May 27, 2019

    In response to your question, with a Golden Visa you can sign a work contract in any location in Portugal. To sign a contract of employment in other European Union countries, you should seek the rules for the resident permit of these countries. The estimate for the resident permit is three to six months from the request of the Golden Visa.

  • Mauricio Bartacevicius Advogado
    May 27, 2019

    As a holder of a Golden Visa, you work, live and study in Portugal with all the rights of a local citizen. With regards to the EU, you have free movement throughout the Schengen Area. Each EU country has its own rules related to work and resident permits, even for born Europeans. So to work in another EU country you will have to be authorized by that country directly.