How can I get Portuguese residency through employment?
It is possible to get Portuguese residency through employment. That means coming to work in Portugal as an expat. Citizens of some non-EU countries with bilateral agreements with Portugal are allowed to apply for this work residence visa in Portugal within 90 days of arrival into the country.
What are the different nationalities for residency in Portugal?
For residency purposes in Portugal, all nationalities are divided into three groups: Third Country Nationals (the rest of the world) Our clients are a mix of non-EU clients, EU clients, and the Portuguese diaspora.
Who has the right to live in Portugal?
Any EU citizen has the right to live in Portugal for more than 3 months, provided they comply with at least one of the following conditions:
Who is responsible for issuing residence visas in Portugal?
The name of the department responsible for processing and issuing residence visas is the Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras (SEF). The second step in the process happens right after you arrive in Portugal.
Can I live in Portugal as a UK citizen?
This includes citizens of the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and other countries. To live and work in Portugal you will need to apply for a visa and go through the immigration procedures set for all non-EU citizens.
What are the rights of EU citizens in Portugal?
EU regulations on free movement of workers entitles EU/EFTA citizens in Portugal to: enjoy equal treatment with Portuguese nationals in access to employment, working conditions and all other social security and tax benefits, such as unemployment benefits.
How to live in Portugal as a non-EU citizen?
To live and work in Portugal you will need to apply for a visa and go through the immigration procedures set for all non-EU citizens. Portugal’s Golden Visa route
How long can I live in Portugal after Brexit?
Living in Portugal after Brexit From January 1, 2021, you can travel to Portugal and stay in the country for up to 90 days as a tourist without a visa. To live and work in Portugal you will need to apply for a visa and go through the immigration procedures set for all non-EU citizens. Portugal’s Golden Visa route