Frequent question: How do I get a Portuguese NIF?

The most common way to get a NIF is simply to visit a Finanças office (or alternatively a Loja do Cidadão). Use Google Maps to find the one nearest to you. You will need to bring your passport (or ID card for EU citizens) and proof of address (bank statement or utility bill, for example).

How do I get a Portuguese NIF number?

How do you get a NIF number? For EU citizens, in normal times, i.e. without Covid restrictions, you can go to your nearest Finanças office or Loja de Cidadão and get one for free, or €6.80 if you want a card with the number on.

How do I get a NIF number?

How to get your NIF number in Portugal

  1. Find your closest Finanças.
  2. Get proof of your address from your home country.
  3. Bring your proof of address and ID to Finanças.
  4. Get your NIF!

How do I apply for NIF online?

You can apply for a NIF via the Finanças Portal just as you would if you were an EU/EEA member. Again you’ll need to find somebody willing to be your tax representative or contact a company. Note: If your NIF is registered to a Portuguese address it is assumed that you are now a tax resident of Portugal.

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What is Portuguese NIF?

NIF (Número de Identificação Fiscal), which is also referred to as the contribution number (“Número de contribuinte”) is an Individual Tax Identification Number used in Portugal. The number, which consists of nine digits, is unique for each person. The NIF number is issued by the tax authorities of Portugal.

Can I get a Portuguese NIF online?

Since Covid, it’s possible to get a NIF online through the Finanças Portal rather than having to go to the Finanças office. The downside of this is that you need a person who’s permanently resident in Portugal to be your tax representative. … This application can be done via the Portal das Finanças website.

What is my NIF?

NIF (Número de Identificación Fiscal): This is the generic term for the tax ID number for all individuals. For Spaniards, it’s the DNI. For foreigners, it is your NIE. For people registered as freelancers (autónomos), you will use your NIF on your invoices to clients.

How can I get residency in Portugal?

Portugal Residence Permit Requirements

  1. Valid passport.
  2. Two recent identity pictures.
  3. Application form (when initially applying for your residency visa).
  4. Valid residence visa (the 3-4 month-long visa before you apply for your permit).
  5. Evidence of sufficient financial means.
  6. Proof of accommodation.

How long does it take to get NIF?

In the current COVID-19 related situation with delays at Finanças, getting your NIF through Bordr takes about 2-3 weeks. During more normal times it should take about a week. The price of getting one NIF plus one year of fiscal representation is $150.

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Is a TIN number the same as UTR?

The United Kingdom does not issue TINs in a strict sense, but it does have two TIN-like numbers, which are not reported on official documents of identification: 1. The unique taxpayer reference (UTR). … The NINO can be quoted as the tax reference number on some official documents from HM Revenue and Customs.

How can I get my finance password in Portugal?

If you are a user of the Finanças Portal and can not remember your password, you can now retrieve your “senha” (access code) via your mobile phone. However, you must call from the number on record with the Portuguese Tax Authority (“AT”) and you will replace your previous password.

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