Living in Portugal
  • Welcome to Portugal. Welcome Home.
  • Lisboa, second top city of southern Europe for foreign direct
    investment. Financial Times top 10 European Cities
  • Algarve, the most affordable option in Europe for retirees. 2014 Retire Overseas Index, Forbes
  • Portugal tops as "Best European Country" by US readers. USA Today
  • Portugal, the world's best golf destination. World Golf Awards 2014
  • Algarve, one of the best winter destinations. Lonely Planet
  • Portugal, very high state of peace. Global Peace Index 2014
  • Portuguese people are the 7th most welcoming people in the world. Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013
  • Portugal, one the best 'Easy doing business Countries'. World Bank/Forbes
  • Lisboa, one of the top 50 cities in the world with the best quality of life. Mercer's 2013 Quality of Living Survey


This is the new channel of information that can be used as a reference by foreign citizens interested in buying a house in Portugal.

Here you can find up-to-date and reliable information, produced by official organisations, on all relevant matters to help you make a decision.

How to purchase a house at a one-stop service desk, obtain a residency permit or benefit from a favourable tax regime - this is just some of the information that we have for you.
Top reasons to live in Portugal
  • Climate
    ClimateDid you know that Portugal has an estimated 3300 hours of sunshine per year, one of the highest rates in Europe?
  • Satisfaction
    SatisfactionOver 80% of the tourists who visit Portugal are satisfied with their trip and want to come back
  • Price
    PriceThe average housing prices in Portugal are very competitive compared to the main European cities
  • Taxation
    TaxationAdvantages of tax foreign earned income
  • Safety
    SafetyPortugal is ranked as the 17th safest country in the world among a list of 153 countries
Governo de Portugal