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Visas for Digital Nomads in Portugal

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Find essential information about the digital nomad visa for working in Portugal.

Program: D7 Visa
Length of Stay: 4 months + 2 Years after receiving your residency card (Título de Residência). Each renewal thereafter is for 3 years. Permanent residency if available after 5 years if you meet language requirements.
Fees: Varies - ABOUT $130 with processing fees.
Online Application Available: Varies - In person appointments required
Requirements & Documents: Many!
Covid-19 Requirements: Current Covid Measures
Application Timing : Varies - 6 months to 15 days from departure - decisions takes 4-6 weeks or longer.

Apply for Portugal's D7 Visa

Portugal continues to be one of the most desirable countries in the world for nomads and expats alike. The climate, culture, people, and much more combine to create a lifestyle that is magnetic. Additionally, its visa enables you to travel throughout the Schengen Area freely. As long as you meet specific income requirements, you can qualify for the D7 visa. The visa will be good for 4 months, after which time you will need to apply for a separate resident permit.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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