Portugal Freelance Open Work Permit

Portugal is a long country of emigration, has now become a country of net immigration, Immigration to Portugal has grown since the 1990s. This is in affect an “Open work permit” where no employer or sponsor is required and which will allow you to live, work and migrate to Portugal.

This residency permit is based not on a job offer but on your own skills and abilities as a professional worker in showing that you can find employment and contribute to Portuguese society.

  • Can include family members and dependents in application
  • Minimum government fees
  • 6-9 months of processing time until you receive your Portugal Residency Card
  • Open to all no minimum experience or minimum educational standard necessary
  • Citizenship after 5 years