Hi Thomas. I’ve just read your article on the Portuguese Golden Visa with huge interest. I’m British, but I’m in the 49% who wanted to remain, so I’m now investigating ways to become European again! Hence the huge degree of interest in that Gooden Visa. I have a couple of questions which I hope you will find easy, and that I’m sure loss of other people in my situation would also be interested in:
- once I’ve applied for and got the Golden Visa (I’d go investment funds route - sounds by far the simplest), you say that gives me the right to travel freely within the Schengen Area. But during that 5 year period when I’m waiting to get residency, am I limited in the amount of time I can spend in Europe? At the moment I think I can only spend 90 days out of every 180 days in the EU.
- after the 5 years qualifying period, what is the difference / pros and cons of applying for residency rather than citizenship?
Thanks so much. Rich