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Work Visa in Portugal (D1 Visa)



If you plan to work abroad, Portugal is the best option for choosing a place of work. Portugal is in the TOP 3 safest places in the world, with one of the best social packages for working people. In order to be able to work in Portugal legally, it is necessary to obtain a D1 visa. The D1 visa or work visa is a visa for people who have found work in Portugal and have an invitation/employment contract for a vacancy that is agreed with (IEFP - Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional). It should be noted that this vacancy must be posted in the IEFP-Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional and no Portuguese citizen or citizen of any EU country has been found for it.

The First Legal Portugal company provides full support services for obtaining a D1 visa for Portugal. We support the client during all necessary procedures. With us, obtaining a D1 visa for Portugal becomes simple, clear and affordable!

Cost of services: 1250 - 1400 EUR*
Deadline: from 60 w. d.
*separately is to be paid the state duty
The price of this service includes consulting and support of a lawyer in obtaining a D1 Visa for further independent submission of documents for obtaining a residence permit in Portugal.


Citizens of non-EU countries who:

  • Have an invitation from a Portuguese company;
  • They have an official employment contract with a sufficient salary level.

The following is necessary to apply for a D1 visa:

  • Questionnaire;
  • Foreign and domestic passport + photocopies thereof;
  • 2 photo cards;
  • A document confirming a sufficient level of salary -termo de responsabilidad;
  • Current medical policy;
  • The certificate/conclusion of a criminal record from the country of origin is duly legalized;
  • A certificate from the Portuguese Border Guard of no criminal record or permission to check your criminal record in Portugal;
  • Employment contract or invitation;
  • Declaration of IEFP - Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional;
  • Documents confirming your qualifications (if necessary);
  • Documents confirming the lease or ownership of real estate in Portugal.

The company also provides services for obtaining a tax number and a residence certificate/residence permit in Portugal based on a D1 visa.

FIRST LEGAL provides full support services on all legal issues in Portugal.

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