According to the legislation made by the ministry of the economy (Legislative Order-Nr. 4/2018), the start-up visa allows the granting of a residence authorization or a permit for non-EU entrepreneurs to create their innovative business in Portugal.
According to the StartUp Portugal, the Startup Visa “is a residence visa for non-EU-Schengen startup founders who want to be part of one of the fastest developing startup communities in Europe”
You can apply for a Startup Visa if:
You also have proof that :
Once you select one of the certified incubators to physically incubate your startup, then your Startup Visa application is complete and you are ready to go!