The Easiest Countries to Gain EU Residency

3. Portugal


Home to international soccer player and heartthrob, Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal may very well be swarming with soccer fans, both male and female hoping to claim residency in his same country.

If you are one of those CR7 fans, or if you want to surf the Atlantic Ocean off of the country’s many popular beach destinations, stick your roots in Portugal. All you need to do is first apply for a residence visa. This will allow you to enter the country, and if you want to make your stay permanent and, you can apply for a resident permit.

There are other ways, like purchasing a house for  €500,000, depositing €1 million Portuguese bank account or creating 10 jobs in the country, you can call this historic European country yours.

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