Portugal Golden Residence Permit Programme or Portugal Golden Visa is a fast track for investors to obtain a fully valid residency permit / passport in Portugal which gives full access to the European Schengen countries.
Launched by the Portuguese Authorities, in October 2012, the Portugal Golden Visa programme is aimed at attracting foreign investment into the country.
It is a very straightforward and flexible programme, with simple and clear legal requirements through which you can obtain Portuguese residency and later EU citizenship for yourself and your family without having to live permanently live in Portugal.
The success rate of investors reflects why Portuguese Golden Visa programme is considered "most attractive European residency / Schengen visa" options. Economist magamzine