Investing with Martinhal in Portugal


The Martinhal Group has developed a rare real-estate investment opportunity leading to an EU Residence Permit, alongside a fixed monthly rental income for the first six years. Key terms at Martinhal Residences in Park of Nations include: Rental Income of 3% of the property purchase price for the first six years. All charges waived (service charge, provision of furniture pack) till the end of the six-year rental contract


Up to 14 days of free owner usage in your property every year when taken between 20 September and 31 March.
The purchaser gets freehold title to the property, and the owner will have the right to exchange his owner usage at Martinhal Residences with usage at other Martinhal branded properties (subject to terms and conditions)
For full details of Martinhal’s unique ‘Golden Visa’ Investment Opportunity, please contact us at propertysales@martinhal.com.

Martinhal Residences

Golden Residence Permit Program

Key Requirements

Investment €500,000 (+ applicable taxes) in real estate
Co-ownership of properties between owners is possible
Investment in on-going/off plan properties possible

The Portugal Golden Residence Permit Program

Portugal is situated on the western side of Europe and provides an ideal environment for trade with western Europe. The Portugal Golden Residence Permit Program is a five-year residence-by-investment program for non-EU nationals. The residence permit allows free movement in Europe’s Schengen Area and only requires an average stay of seven days each year in Portugal over this period, which can also count towards citizenship eligibility after five years.
Visa-free travel in Europe’s Schengen Area and the right to live, work, and study in Portugal are key attractions for investors in this program.

Must Haves

  • Valid Passport, Schengen Visa(if applicable)and travel documents
  • Applicable property documents and contracts
  •  Declaration from a bank in Portugal confirming the transfer of the funds
  • Absence of criminal conviction in Portugal and of interdiction to enter the country
  • Absence of notice from the Portuguese Immigration Authorities or Schengen Services
  • Investor declaration confirming compliance with investment requirements
  • Criminal certificate from country of origin (absence of conviction of relevant crime)
  • Family certificates (e.g. marriage, birth, studies, etc)

Investment Period

Initial Residence Permit is valid for 2 years
Subsequent permits (renewals) are available for 2-years each (without limitations)
After the initial 5 years, the following options are available:
Apply for Permanent Residence
Apply for Citizenship

Stay Requirement

14 days each in the following 2-year periods

Citizenship Eligibility

After 5 years of Residency

D7 Visa

Pensioners, retired foreign citizens or other foreigners living off of a recognized stable income, such as movable property, real estate, intellectual property or financial investments may apply for D7 Portuguese Visa.

Portuguese legislation provides for a special visa – D7 Visa – that allows foreigner citizens, who wish to reside in Portugal as retirees or live on their own income, regardless of age, the entrance in Portugal in order to obtain a residence permit, provided that they can prove to have sufficient income to provide them with means of livelihood. This income can come from pensions, real estate rentals, investments, among others. The holder also has the right to Exercise of any work activity as an independent professional;

Type And Validity Of The Visa

The D7 visa is a residence visa that is intended to enable the holder to obtain a residence permit in Portugal. In this context, the visa is valid for two entries and entitles the holder to remain in Portugal for a period of 4 months.

Residence Permit

The D7 visa enables the respective holder to obtain a residence permit in Portugal for a period of one year, which can then be renewed for successive periods of 2 years and can be converted into a permanent residence permit after 5 years.

Family Reunification

Members of the family of the holder of the residence permit obtained via a D7 visa are also entitled to a residence permit, based on family reunification statute.