Digital Nomad Visas are designed for all foreign citizens, who are not nationals of EU Member States, the European Economic Area and Switzerland, who intend to reside in Portugal working (as employee or self-employee) for a foreign company. Now that we’ve discussed who qualifies for Digital Nomad Visas in Portugal, let’s delve into the essential eligibility criteria you must satisfy to turn your dream of living in Portugal into a reality.
Residence visa applications for digital nomads (for the exercise of professional activity remotely to an
entity located outside national territory), should be accompanied by the following documents:
In the case of Employees, you should submit one of the following documents:
Regarding the self-employed, one of the following documents must be provided:
However, in both situations it is required to submit proof of average monthly income earned in the last three months in the exercise of a subordinate professional or independent activity of a minimum value equivalent to four guaranteed minimum monthly remunerations.
The minimum value for 2022 is €2820
In order to apply for a Residence Visa, you must submit your application to the Embassy, Consular Post, or Visa Application Center in your country of origin or in the country where you are legally residing. It’s essential to follow the appropriate application process based on your location.
The Residence Visa grants its holder the privilege of obtaining a Temporary Residence Permit from Portugal’s Foreign and Border Services Department (SEF) and also allows for the application of Family Reunification.
Once your Residence Permit is issued, the request of Family Reunification can be submitted for: