Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Portugal

Portugal Overview

Portugal offers an incredible climate, rich history, a low crime rate, universal healthcare for residents, and an affordable cost of living. What's more, the government offers several visas accessible to expats at different price points and for different needs.

Major Advantages of Portugal for Expats

  • Great climate: 200 days of sunshine per year and an average temperature range of 62-81 F

  • Affordable: 32% lower cost of living than the U.S. on average51% lower rent 

  • Top Retirement Destination: ranked #4 best place in the world to retire (International Lliving, 2022)

  • 10 year tax advantage known as the NHR scheme

  • Multiple visa options including several for retirees

  • Universal healthcare 

  • Safe: #3 safest country (Global Peace Index 2020)

  • Become an EU citizen in only 5 years