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Portuguese NIF

The Portuguese NIF is required for all economic / financial activity in Portugal for both residents and non-residents.

Talk to us about your Portuguese NIF
To relocate to Portugal, you will need a tax ID – otherwise known as a Número de Identificação Fiscal, or NIF. The Portuguese NIF is required for all economic / financial activity in Portugal for both residents and non-residents.
RHJ Law are here to make life easier for you; supporting you through the entire process of applying for your NIF and handling everything else in between.
You needn’t worry about paperwork being in Portuguese; our team of experts are multi-lingual. Anything you need, we can translate into your native language to ensure you have full transparency.

Become a legal resident; get a Portuguese NIF

Don’t wait in a long queue at the Tax Office, or face missing out on an important step throughout your relocation process. A representative from RHJ Law is on hand to assist you throughout the registration of a Portuguese NIF and beyond.
You never know what can happen along the journey, so it’s better to be safe than sorry. Obtaining a Portuguese NIF with RHJ Law is cheaper and easier than any other outlet. Let us explain why. 

How do we get started?

It’s very simple; only two methods of identification are required by RHJ Law to get the wheels in motion:
  • A valid passport or National ID card for your home country of residence
  • Proof of address for your home outside Portugal
By simply sending through your information, the experts at RHJ Law will handle everything else. Once you apply, you can sit back, relax and let us do the work.

It's the first step in relocating to Portugal

Due to its importance in engaging in any form of trade or financial commitments, applying for the Portuguese NIF should be the first step for anyone considering relocating or trading in Portugal. Your NIF enables you to:

  • Open a bank account (both personal and corporate)
  • Gain a residency permit
  • Make use of utility services
  • Conduct real estate deals

How long does it take to issue a Portuguese NIF?

The Portuguese NIF does not have an expiration date but in some cases can take up to four weeks to issue. It is recommended that applications for the NIF are submitted as soon as possible to avoid any delays to your plans. RHJ Law can:

  • Secure your NIF
  • Make your move as seamless as possible
  • Ensure you’re aware of all regulations & obligations
  • Guide you through everything you need to know about moving to Portugal!
Talk to us about your Portuguese NIF

Helping you get settled in Portugal

RHJ Law are on hand to get you and your family settled in Portugal. We will provide you with all the information required about Portugal’s tax systems and advise on how best to structure your affairs.

It is a requirement that all non-residents have a local tax representative. RHJ Law are able to support and assist in the application of your NIF as well as acting as a representative on your behalf.

For further information on how we can help you in your move to Portugal both financially or legally please contact us.

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It can be tricky to know where to start. That’s where our multilingual team of lawyers can help.

  • Immigration & residency services
  • Corporate & business law advice
  • Real estate services
  • Tax services