• Panel of the arrival of the Portuguese in Japan. This was painted between the Momoyama and Edo periods.
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Golden Residence Permit Programme

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New legal provisions open up the possibility of applying for a residence permit for pursuing investment activities to those who have entered the country regularly (v.g. holders of valid Schengen Visas, or beneficiaries of Visa exemption), by transferring capital, creating jobs or acquiring real estate, with advantageous periods of stay in Portugal. The holders of …

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NEW RESIDENCE CARD FOR EU FAMILY MEMBERS

At the beginning of September 2017,  Portugal started to issue the Residence Card of a family member of a Union Citizen in the harmonized European Union format whose substrate is polycarbonate. Previous models will remain valid until the expiry date. More information here.

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NEW CONSULAR SECTION PUBLIC HOURS

From July 15, 2017 the services for the public (in person and telephone calls) of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Portugal in Tokyo is from Mondays to Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In the case of consular emergencies outside the services for the public hours, the Portuguese nationals and their families …

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Foreword

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Foreword Dear Investor, First of all, I would like to thank you for your interest in considering Portugal as a possible destination for your investment project. Over the past few years, our country has proved to be a prime location to invest, do business and live. As an investment destination, its success is based on …

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International Agreements

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International Agreements 1. Agreements for the Reciprocal Protection and Promotion of Investments 2. Conventions to Avoid International Double Taxation 3. OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions    

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Incentives to Investment

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Incentives to Investment  For quite some time now, Portugal has recognized that entrepreneurship deserves to be promoted and supported for the sake of national economic revitalization, particularly in terms of promoting innovation and regional development. Thus, this chapter is devoted to existing incentive programs available to national and multinational companies in terms of making productive investments …

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Satisfied Customers

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Satisfied Customers Many leading companies worldwide choose Portugal to invest, recognizing the advantages offered by our country. We take care of Investor’s The commitment and availability of the Portuguese Government and the Portuguese attract the world’s largest companies to expand their business in our country. The next testimonials explain why Portugal: “Our decision is the …

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Quality of life

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Quality of life Portugal, one of the world’s most ancient nations, is experiencing extensive and dynamic changes. From the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, Portuguese discoveries were responsible for important advances in technology, nautical sciences, cartography, astronomy and ship building. Five centuries later, Portugal is writing new pages of its history. Our country is the …

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Costs

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Costs If “time is money” you are immediatly saving money by opening a company in Portugal.  Due to the On the Spot Companies innovative system the incorporation of a new company takes on average only 46 minutes. Far less then the average time required in the OECD countries. The procedures to set up a company, …

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Business Environment

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Business Environment Portugal is a founding member of the European Union and the euro zone. Having joined the EU in 1986, the country went through a period of strong reforms and investments, mainly in infrastructures, that contributed to a rapid acceleration in Gross Domestic Product. The structure of Portuguese economy is based on the services …

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