In light of Russia invading Ukraine, Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece are no longer accepting applications from Russians. But there are alternatives…

While Russians are still eligible to apply for the D7 Visa Program, they are not currently able to open bank accounts in Portugal, and obtaining a NIF has become more challenging also.

There are other alternatives to the Portuguese Golden Visa to explore… And Latvia has opted to keep their program open in light of the other EU Golden Visa Programs rejecting Russian nationals (but placed a ban on Russian and Belarusian applications for 15 months.

If you are a Russian citizen, and you were previously considering applying for a Portuguese Golden Visa, get in touch today to discover your alternative options.