Portugal D2 Entrepreneurship Visa


Portugal D2 Entrepreneurship Visa


Portugal D2 Entrepreneurship Visa is established to encourage new entrepreneurs to set up business in the country. This program offers a pathway for individuals who are looking for the fastest way to get a European citizenship. 


The main process for the application consists of three stages, the applicant should register the company at the first stage; Secondly, submit the visa application, and then wait for the final approval and issuance of residence permit

Time to residency

2 months


Visa-free travel

187 countries and regions

Passport rank

5th in the world

Residency requirement

Minimum 6 months per year


Option to apply for Portugal’s Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) tax regime

Established time

Program launched in 2019

Application Requirements

  1. The applicant must be at least 18 years old.

  2. No Criminal Record.

  3. To establish a company in Portugal. (Globevisa provides guidance and necessary assistance through the process.)

    4. A reliable and comprehensive Business Plan outlining the details for the proposed venture.

Program Benefits

1. Inclusive Opportunity: This project is open to individuals from all backgrounds, without any specific business or management experience required.

2. No Employment or Operational Requirements: There is no obligation to hire employees or fulfill complex operational responsibilities for the company.

3. No Educational, Age, or Asset Requirements: There are no educational, age, or family asset requirements to applicants in this program.

4. Access to National-level Benefits: Upon enrollment, applicants can immediately enjoy the comprehensive welfare benefits offered to Portuguese nationals, including free healthcare and education.

5. Path to High-Value Residency / EU Passport: After a period of five years, applicants have the opportunity to obtain a highly valued Portuguese permanent residency or even an EU passport.