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Portugal Country Guide

Where to Start

Visas, Residency and Citizenship

Expat Interviews

Cost of Living

Popular Destinations in Portugal


Real Estate and Rentals

Pet Relocation

Healthcare & Health Insurance

Cars & Transport


Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Portugal

Portugal Overview
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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

10 year tax advantage - known as the NHR scheme

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

Become an EU citizen in only 5 years

Multiple visa options including several for retirees

Affordable, 32% lower cost of living than the U.S. on average

Top retirement destination: ranked #1 best place in the world to retire (International Living, 2023)

Safe: #6 safest country (Global Peace Index 2023)

Universal healthcare

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