A work visa
It doesn't have to be hard
With an office in Lisbon and a vast knowledge of the Portuguese reality, we can certainly help you with an easier transition and start, as soon as possible, your new life.
European Union national
You will not need a work visa and you can start working immediately. You must, however, ask for a European Union certificate after 3 months in Portugal.
Citizen of a non-European country
You will need a work visa that must be requested in the country where you currently reside.
The function that will play determines the type of visa
Highly qualified functions
Professionals with management positions, university studies and very qualified functions. New technologies or in areas of interest for the national economy. Etes Visas will have to be negotiated with the consulate.
Diversified works that do not require university attendance and whose salary is normally less than 1.5 times the average wage in Portugal.
It is necessary to ask for a Work permit Before requesting a visa.
If you have customers in Portugal you can exercise an independent activity. For certain professions you will need to obtain permission from the professional order.
You must have open activity in your country or in Portugal.
The visa has to be negotiated with the consulate
substantiating the visa application to ensure the exceptional and negotiating with the Portuguese Government is essential to the success of a request.
The information collected in the consulates is often unreliable and may mislead. All the more so that consular services are just the visible face of immigration. The Decision is made in Lisbon For the services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the SEF (Foreign and Border Service).
A refused visa is hardly altered. Ask a specialist for help
Does my family need a visa?
An immigrant's family should be in charge of this, only need a tourism visa to enter Portugal
An immigrant in legal situation Have the right to bring your family direct As long as it is economically dependent on it.
For many countries a tourist visa is sufficient for the family to enter the country. There are countries where a family reunification visa will be required.
Need a work contract before requesting a visa
Ask for a Residence Visa For work is only possible if you have a written promise of a Employment contract And if this guarantees a Higher yield To the national minimum wage (€600 in 2019).
In case you have family members in your charge the minimum monthly amount required increases in 50% For wives and more 30% For each child.
Can I go to Portugal and legalize myself after I have a job?
- Have a promise/employment contract
- have entered legally in Portuguese territory and have proof of this
The process of art º 88 is complex and time-consuming but allows obtaining a residence permit without work visa. Learn more...
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New Way doesn't find jobs for immigrants
But, we want to help you with a list of Web sites with jobs in Portugal.
In order to help you in your job search, we sent you a list of employment sites and job listing aggregators in Portugal. This list concerns August 2017. Good luck.
Here you will find mostly job offers in the areas of communication, Marketing and Design.
Good Jobs- http://www.bonsempregos.com/
BEP acronyms are public employment grants. Here you will find all the job offers for the public service.
It is the official website of the Institute of Employment and Vocational training.
Toad Job – http://emprego.sapo.pt/
The toad jobs is a fairly comprehensive site, so you will find job offers in virtually every area. In addition, it also offers some informative articles and tips especially designed for job seekers.
One of the oldest employment sites in Portugal. Although it was already created in 1997, the Net jobs remains up to today as one of the
Largest employment sites in Portugal. Nearly 500 new job advertisements are still published in the most varied areas per day.
Express Employment- http://expressoemprego.pt/
On the website Express employment you will meet with job offers not only for Portugal but also abroad. The site's offer is
Vast and diversified.
Landing Jobs- https://landing.jobs/
This is a website dedicated to the information technology industry. It's a very interesting site for both the candidates and the
Own recruiting companies. The landing Jobs recruitment system is supported by a reward mechanism. The Users
Who make the most accurate suggestions for each open spot on the site earn a reward in the case of the people who indicated they were hired.
IT Jobs- https://www.itjobs.pt/
As its name implies, it is a recruitment site specialized in information and communication technologies, such as landing Jobs.
Other sites and aggregators where you can search for a job in Portugal: