Foreign citizens (from outside the EU) may apply for residence in Portugal on one of the following grounds:
- Independent employment;
- Dependent employment;
- Corporate activity;
- Family regrouping;
The following criteria have to be met in order to be able to apply for a Temporary or Permanent Residency in Portugal:
1. Absence of conviction of relevant crime during the last 5 (five years);
2. Proof of income/financial independence;
3. Proof of accommodation in Portugal.
There are also specific criteria according to the grounds on which the application is submitted.
Our services include the gathering of all the forms and documents required for such purpose, establishing all the required communications as well as accompanying the client before the Portuguese Authorities, necessarily including the Services of Foreigners and Borders (“SEF”).