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Portugal Job Seeker Visa

On 31st October 2022, the government of Portugal introduced a new Job Seeker Visa category for foreign nationals looking for employment opportunities in Portugal. 

Portugal Job Seeker Visa holders can enter the country to find a job for a period of 120 days and can renew the visa for additional 60 days. 

Successful candidates can start working immediately once they find a job, and can apply for job-based residence status in Portugal. Earlier they were required to leave the country and apply for job-based status from abroad upon finding a job in portugal.

However, those who fail to find employment upon visa expiry, cannot enter Portugal for a minimum of 1 year before qualifying to apply again for Portugal Job Seeker Visa.?

Documentation Requirement for Portugal Job Seeker Visa?

To apply for Portugal Job Seeker Visa, you must gather and submit below listed documents at different stages:

  • National visa application form filled and signed 
  • A Valid passport or other travel document, with a validity period of at least 3 months after your estimated return date 
  • 2 recent, passport size photographs
  • Proof of regular situation in case of residence in a country other than your nationality
  • Request for criminal record enquiry form by the SEF (Immigration and Border Services)
  • Criminal record certificate by an approved authority 
  • Valid travel insurance, which covers relevant medical expenses
  • Roundtrip flight reservation tickets 
  • Proof of funds equivalent to at least the sum of three months salary

Noteworthy amendments in Portugal Immigration Plan?

Portugal has huge demand for skilled workers cross various sectors and industries. To meet the demands, the country came up with new immigration measures, including:

  • To establish a visa for a limited period for legal entry of those looking for job in Portugal
  • To extend visa for up to 60 days if a person fails to find a right job 
  • To allow digital nomads to get Portugal residence permit for overseas students

Are you willing to apply for Portugal Job Seeker visa in 2023? Talk to Visas Avenue- One of the best immigration consultants in India.

We offer a wide range of Visa and Immigration Consultancy Services, including:

  • Case Study & Analysis
  • Pre-Assessment
  • Form Filing
  • Documentation gathering assistance
  • Letter Drafting 
  • International admissions assistance
  • Visa application filing
  • Resume rebuilding
  • Language coaching
  • Refusal case analysis and application re-filing
  • Visa follow up with immigration office
  • Post-landing services

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