Immigration lawyers in Portugal
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English-Speaking Immigration Lawyers in Portugal
Whether you are looking to move to Portugal for work, study, or to be with family, our immigration lawyer can help you understand your options and choose the best path forward. They can advise you on the necessary documentation and requirements, and represent you in any legal proceedings related to your immigration case.
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How can a lawyer help me?
Our experienced immigration lawyers can help you with the process of immigrating to Portugal in a number of ways:
Understanding requirements: A lawyer can help you understand the specific requirements for immigrating to Portugal, such as the necessary documents and proof of employment or study in the country.
Gathering documents: A lawyer can assist you in gathering the necessary documents, such as a valid passport, proof of employment or study in Portugal, and proof of sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay in the country.
Advising on deadlines: There may be specific deadlines for applying for a visa to immigrate to Portugal. A lawyer can help you understand these deadlines and ensure your application is filed on time.
Filing the application: Our lawyers can help you complete and file the application for a visa to immigrate to Portugal, as well as any additional forms or documents that may be required.
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Why move to Portugal?
There are many reasons why so many foreigners decide to move to Portugal to improve their quality of life. As it is well known, Portugal is home to one of the best climates in Europe, and unlike many other countries on the continent, Portugal offers constantly clear skies and bright sunshine.
Another well-known reason for choosing Portugal as a residence destination is the rich, healthy and varied gastronomy on offer. The Mediterranean diet is one of the most exquisite and healthy in the world.
We cannot forget either the diversity that we can find in the country’s landscapes, from sun kissed beaches to snow-dusted mountain and verdant landscapes. Portugal offers a great variety of cultural and historical activities and, of course, a high quality of education.
Immigrating to Portugal: steps to take
Understand the Visa Choices
The first step in relocating to Portugal is selecting the appropriate visa. Portugal offers a variety of Residence Permits based on the applicant’s nationality, intent, abd background. The D7, Digital Nomad and Golden Visas attract a large number of non-EU applicants in Portugal.
Prepare & apply for a visa
Collect the necessary documentation for the visa application in Portugal. Some of this paperwork will need to be translated, apostilled, and legalized in Portuguese. In general, the application should be submitted to the Portuguese Embassy or COnsulate in the applicant’s home country.
Residency by investment - Golden Visa
Collect the necessary documentation for the visa application in Portugal. Some of this paperwork will need to be translated, apostilled, and legalized in Portuguese. In general, the application should be submitted to the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate in the applicant’s home country
Immigration as an entrepreneur or Freelance
Entrepreneurs and freelancers can also move to Portugal. Under Portugal’s D2 Visa, a person can be an independent worker or incorporate a company. There’s no need for applicant to have a contract with a Portuguese company.
🇵🇹 Portugal is calling for you...
Portugal is blessed with over 3000 hours of sunshine per year, which makes it the perfect destination for those seeking a warmer and sunnier climate. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, and enjoying the stunning landscapes that Portugal has to offer.
Portugal is a country that values health and wellbeing. With an abundance of fresh produce, delicious seafood, and outdoor activities, it's easy to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle here.
Immigration services in Portugal
This visa allows expats who are making financial investments in Portugal to obtain a residence permit. What makes this visa special is that the holder has the right to reside and travel in Europe, while only having to visit Portugal for one week per year to renew the visa. This permit is first issued for a 12 month period and is renewable for two-year periods. After five years of residence, the visa holder and their family members may apply for Portuguese citizenship.
Passive Income Visa
This “Wealth Visa” allows the holder to live in Portugal if they can show sufficient financial means to maintain themselves and your family. We provide advice for Non-EU nationals seeking to live in Portugal without performing any economic activity. Let Lexidy obtain your Passive Income Visa.
Let our lawyers present their application for nationality in person at the registry offices in Portugal. Depending on your personal circumstances, Portuguese law requires you to have links with the community of the country. Check if you are eligible to apply for Portuguese nationality by residence or by family ties.
Business Activity Residence Permit
If you have a business idea and want to operate from Portugal, either as a self-employed worker or through a company, we are here to help you complete the process. We provide immigration advice to non-EU citizens to ease the work permit application process and establish an independent company. Find out more with Lexidy.
Expats have the right to apply for Permanent Residence or Portuguese Citizenship after five continuous years of residence in Portugal.
EU Residency Certificate
With this certificate, you can enjoy almost all the rights granted to a national citizen. We provide immigration advice to EU citizens seeking to remain in Portugal for more than 90 days. Once this certificate has been issued, it is valid for five years as long as your personal circumstanced remain unchanged.
Speak to a Consultant
We know that the process of obtaining a residence permit can be daunting and confusing. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of services to ensure your success. From reviewing your documents to providing detailed advice and solutions, we’ll be with you every step of the way.Speak to an expert immigration consultant at Lexidy today.
Resident card for EU Family Members
Obtain a Fiscal Identification Number
NIF is the tax identification number and is needed to perform acts in Portugal like registering taxes, establishing a business, opening a bank account and for most other documents. Save time and money by letting our lawyers obtain the Portuguese tax ID for you.
Head of the Immigration Department
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It’s more than just legal advice. We help clients who are immigrating to Portugal in a holistic way, providing full support prior to and after their arrival. From visas and residency permits to real estate agreements and dealing with overcoming bureaucracy, our goal is to deliver a smart and stress-free relocation for our clients.
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