There are many benefits...
The basic requirements for the Portugal D7 Visa are to have...
You should be earning enough for you to sustain a living in Portugal, equivalent to earning the Portuguese minimum wage - currently €705 per month. So you’ll be looking at demonstrating an annual income of at least €8,500 – although €12,000 would be a more realistic figure.
You need to add 50% of this sum for a dependent spouse and 30% for each dependent child under 18.
Types of income accepted for your D7 application include...
You’ll also need to show proof of having sufficient savings to support you and your family during your first year of residency in Portugal.
You should deposit these funds in your Portuguese bank account before submitting your Portugal D7 Visa application.
Again, you need to ideally show that you have savings equivalent to the Portuguese minimum wage - currently €705 per month, €8,500 per annum – although €12,000 would be a more realistic figure.
The simple answer is ‘yes’. To achieve this, you’ll need proof of sufficient funds. The family members that can be included are...
Attending an interview at the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate in your home country. All being well, you’ll be issued with your D7 Visa, which will be initially valid for four months and enable you to travel to Portugal on the D7 status and apply for residency.
An appointment in Portugal with the SEF (Immigration authorities). It can take a long time to get an appointment. As long as the appointment is booked, you’ll be legally permitted to stay in Portugal even after the four-month visa period is over.
The D7 Visa itself is only used for your initial entry into Portugal. After that point, you’ll convert the Visa to a Portuguese residency permit. The first residency permit is valid for two years. Then you’ll need to renew it again for three years. At the five-year point, you can choose to apply for permanent residency or citizenship instead.