Janeiro 19, 2022

Expression of Interest | Residence permit for self-employed workers without a residence visa

residence permit for self-employed workers without a residence visa | Article 89, paragraph 2 | Expression of Interest | Manifestação de Interesse Expression of Interest (Portuguese: Manifestação de Interesse) The expression of interest is preferably submitted through the electronic platform (SAPA Portal) and the application is submitted personally on a […]
Janeiro 13, 2022


PERSONAL INCOME TAX (IRS) | PORTUGAL Personal income tax (IRS) applies to the income of citizens resident in Portuguese territory and non-residents who earn income in Portugal. The tax is determined with reference to the income earned, the corresponding rate being applied according to the relevant band and taking the […]
Dezembro 14, 2021

NIF number in Portugal | What it is | How to get

We are going to talk about the Tax Identification Number in Portugal. It’s what we call the NIF here in Portugal. For anything and everything in Portugal, you need to have the NIF.So, Getting the NIF should be the first step. We need the NIF to study, work, start a […]
Dezembro 11, 2021

Purchase and sale of real estate in Portugal

If you want to buy or sell a property (e.g. a house, building or plot of land) in Portugal, you must comply with a number of legal obligations. From the offer to purchase agreement to the signing of the deed, taxes and insurance, there are a number of procedures to […]
Dezembro 7, 2021

Dicas sobre modelo de procuração em Portugal | Código Civil Português

Definição de procuração Procuração é o acto pelo qual alguém atribui a outra pessoa, voluntariamente, poderes de representação. A palavra procuração é também utilizada para designar o próprio documento. O artigo 262, 1, do Código Civil Português define a procuração. Vejamos abaixo: “Diz-se procuração o acto pelo qual alguém atribui […]
Dezembro 3, 2021

Portuguese citizenship for those who have been legally resident for at least 5 years

Portuguese citizenship | legally resident | at least 5 years If you have lived as a legal resident in Portugal for at least five years, you can apply for citizenship, provided you have sufficient knowledge of the Portuguese language and have active ties to the Portuguese community. In addition, the […]
Novembro 29, 2021

Portugal | Nationality: Acquisition through Grandparents

The Portuguese Government grants naturalization to those persons born abroad with, at least, an ancestor on the 2nd degree of the succession line of the Portuguese citizenship who has not lost such citizenship. How to do it/ necessary documents: Filled out applicationThe signature must be authenticated by a notary public […]
Novembro 29, 2021

Portugal | Nationality: Acquisition by Children of Portuguese Citizen

ACQUISITION OF PORTUGUESE NATIONALITY BY CHILDREN OF PORTUGUESE CITIZENS Children born abroad to Portuguese parents (one or both) are entitled to Portuguese nationality. Applications for nationality must be submitted to the nearest Portuguese Consulate, to be processed and forwarded to the Conservatória dos Registos Centrais in Lisbon, for registration. Portuguese […]
Novembro 27, 2021

Adriano Martins Pinheiro | Summary of curriculum in English.

I’m a lawyer working in Portugal and Brazil, focusing on visas in Portugal, investments and Portuguese citizenship. In addition to legal practice, I work as an instructor for nearly 2,000 students at Udemy (the largest online course platform in the world) and as a certified trainer in Portugal. Basically, I’m […]
Novembro 24, 2021

Portugal | Family Reunification – Necessary documentation

Applying for residence in PortugalFor living in Portugal and family reunification Documents required Application for residence card is scheduled and submitted by the holder of the right to family reunification. Necessary documentation as follows: Two recent, identical photographs, in colour with blank background, and easily identifiable (only for appointments at […]
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