Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain.

  • Capital: Lisbon
  • Area: 92,212 km² (109th in the world)
  • Population: 10,276,617 people (2018)
  • Population Density: 115 people / km²
  • Currency: Euro
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Portugal is defined as a Mediterranean climate and is one of the warmest European countries.
  • Portugal has around 2300 to 3200 hours of sunshine a year with higher values in the south-east and lower in the north-west.
  • Mainland Portugal is split by its main river, the Tagus, that flows from Spain and disgorges in the Tagus Estuary, in Lisbon, before escaping into the Atlantic. The northern landscape is mountainous towards the interior with several plateaus indented by river valleys, whereas the south, including the Algarve and the Alentejo regions, is characterized by rolling plains.
  • Portugal is a developed and a high-income country, with a GDP per capita of 77% of the EU28 average in 2017 (increasing from 75% in 2012) and a HDI of 0.850 (the 40th highest) in 2018. By the end of 2018, Portugal’s GDP (PPP) was $32,554 per capita, according to OECD’s report.
  • The national currency of Portugal is the Euro (€), which replaced the Portuguese Escudo, and the country was one of the original member states of the Eurozone.
  • Most industries, businesses and financial institutions are concentrated in the Lisbon and Porto metropolitan areas – the Setúbal, Aveiro, Braga, Coimbra and Leiria districts are the biggest economic centres outside these two main areas.
  • According to the Human Development Report, the average life expectancy in Portugal had reached 82 years in 2017, in 2020 it is estimated at 82.11 years.
  • Portugal ranks 12th in the best public health systems in the world, ahead of other countries like the United Kingdom, Germany or Sweden.
  • The Portuguese health system is characterized by three coexisting systems: the National Health Service (Serviço Nacional de Saúde, SNS), special social health insurance schemes for certain professions (health subsystems) and voluntary private health insurance
  • The educational system is divided into preschool, basic education, secondary education, and higher education.
  • About 46,9% of college-age citizens (20 years old) attend one of Portugal’s higher education institutions (compared with 50% in the United States and 35% in the OECD countries).
  • Presently, the largest university in Portugal is the University of Lisbon.



The Angel Visa Entrepreneurship Program (Angel Visa) is designed to attract foreign entrepreneurs with new and innovative business ideas. The Portugal Highly Qualified Activity (HQA) Visa Programme is one of the fastest and most affordable to gaining Portuguese (EU) residency.

Supported and guided by a reputable Startup Support Organization designated by the Portuguese government’s immigration authority.Startup Support Organization

Attractive investment of 175,000 EUR with 100% success rate.


JA & PARTNERS’s partner is the leading Startups Support Organization appointed by Immigration Canada and Portugal for the Start-up Visa immigration program attracting many talented entrepreneurs. With a highly specialized team, access to advanced scientific technology and  promising start-ups, the organization will provide the necessary and fundamental support for start-ups in the early stages of development, especially for the Portuguese Angel Visa program, allowing the investor to own a Residence Card and the right to apply for Portuguese Citizenship after 5 years.

In particular, the entire investment cost is only disbursed when the Investor and family have received the Portuguese Residence Card.


Investor discussed with the designated startup support organization to agree on the Start-up project to be implemented.

Customers receive visa after submitting Start-up project application at the Consulate.

Come to Portugal to complete immigration procedures.
Meet with R&D partners for project development.

Start-up support organizations will update regularly on the progress of Start-up as well as support to extend the residence card of investors.

After 5 years, investors can apply for Permanent Resident or European citizenship.

Why choose JA & Partners ?

JA & Partners was founded by a more-than-10-year-experience team in immigration industry. We have experienced handling difficult applications especially documents requiring financial proofing, such as the US, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean program . Our partners are global leading law firms with 100% approval, as well as 40-year-experience reputable real estate investment corporations.

Our professional and dedicated relationship management team will ensure all your requirements, support, and follow up during the application process and even when investors migrate to countries.


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