All residents can change their status after five years and apply for the permanent residency in Portugal. Applicants can apply for citizenship after six years of the original investment.
TAX REGIME FOR NON-HABITUAL RESIDENTS
The Portugal Golden Visa Program offers another benefit, the Portuguese “tax regime for non-habitual residents”. Under this scheme, the maximum personal income tax is 20%, but in several cases, the foreign sourced income can be tax exempt for ten years.
Although same-sex marriage is not yet permitted in Cyprus, civil unions by same-sex couples are accepted.