Portugal Documentation Bureaucracy

A few steps to understand the Bureaucracy to get the papers in Portugal

Maak een Begin. Het is Gratis
of registreren met je e-mailadres
Portugal Documentation Bureaucracy Door Mind Map: Portugal Documentation Bureaucracy

1. Change the drivers licence (Troca da Carta de Condução)

1.1. Driver licence authenticity certificate in your country consulate

1.2. Medical certificate that shoe that you are able to drive

1.3. Go to IMT with the documents

1.3.1. Medical certificate

1.3.2. Residency proof

1.3.3. AR

1.3.4. Original driver license

1.3.5. Driver licence authenticity certificate

1.4. Link with the procedures

2. NIF - Número de Identificação Fiscal (Fiscal Identification Number)

2.1. Go to a Finances agency

2.2. Passport

2.3. Employment contract/promise

2.4. Fiscal Representative

3. Work/Residency Visa

3.1. You should start in the origin country

3.2. Employment contract/promise

3.3. Health insurance (PB4 for Brazilians)

3.4. Pay all the taxes

3.5. Link of Portuguese consulate in São Paulo

3.6. The work/residence visa is valid for 4 months

4. AR - Autorização de Residência (Residency Authorization)

4.1. Valid permanency visa

4.2. Call SEF and make an appointment

4.3. Passaport

4.4. NIF

4.5. Proof of residence

4.6. Employment contract/promise

4.7. NISS (Of proof of registration)

4.8. Photo 3x4 (Depending of the SEF location)

4.9. Link with the procedures

5. Número de Utente SNS - Serviço Nacional de Saúde

5.1. Valid AR

5.2. Go to a health center

5.3. NIF

6. Family Reunification (Reagrupamento Familiar)

6.1. AR of the holder

6.2. Call SEF and make an appointment

6.3. Proof of residence

6.4. Wedding certificate União de facto

6.5. Link with the procedures

7. Citizen Card for Brazilians

7.1. Autorização de Residência Válida

7.2. Solicitar certificado de nacionalidade no consulado brasileiro

7.3. Enviar documentação para o SEF

7.4. Após o recebimento da carta de confirmação, comparecer a uma loja do cidadão e solicitar o cartão do cidadão

7.5. Link with the procedures

8. Cartão Azul UE Blue Card

8.1. The same documents of AR

8.2. Link with the procedures

9. NISS - Numero de Inscriçao da Segurança Social (Social Security Identification Number)

9.1. The company should request

9.2. The number usual takes a long time to be sent

9.3. The company request email is valid as a proof in places like SEF

9.4. In 2020 January they change the procedure and you can get your number in the same day: Check de details here:

10. European Health Card

10.1. AR

10.2. NISS

10.3. Link with the procedures