How do I get a Niss in Portugal?

What is a NISS? NISS stands for Número de Identificação de Segurança Social, so it’s your Social Security number in Portugal. You can only get it once you have a job or if you’re registered as a freelancer. In the first case, your employer must get it for you; in the second case you can do all the process by yourself.

How do I get a Niss number in Portugal?

To obtain this number, you must go to Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira located at your area of residence or work. There, you just need to present your national identity card or passport and a proof of residence; you will be given a card and the Portuguese tax identification number, issued by these services.

What is the Niss in Portugal?

Social Security Number (NISS) in Portugal.

How do I get a financial card in Portugal?

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).

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How do I apply for Social Security in Portugal?

We encourage you to file online for Social Security benefits or Medicare at Alternatively, you may contact our office by telephone (351) 21 770 3300 or, by email –

How does healthcare work in Portugal?

Portugal has universal health coverage through its publically financed National Health Service (called the Serviço Nacional de Saúde, SNS). Basic national health coverage is administered through local and regional health centers and through hospitals and includes all care other than dentistry.

How much is social security in Portugal?

Contributions. Both the employer and the employee enrolled in the social security system are required to pay contributions. The rates generally applicable are 23.75% for employers and 11% (deducted at source from gross pay) for employees.

How much tax do you pay in Portugal?

Income tax rates in Portugal

Annual taxable income Portugal income tax rate
up to €7,112 14.5%
€7,113–€10,732 23%
€10,733–€20,322 28.5%
€20,323–€25,075 35%

What is Niss in Belgium?

What is the Belgian social security ID number (NISS)? The NISS number allows a person to be identified within the Belgian social security system. You will find this number on the back of your identity card.

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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How do I get a Portuguese tax card?

EU residents, can apply for a fiscal number in person in Portugal. In order to apply for your tax card and fiscal number, you will need to visit a local tax office (Financas) with some official identification (such as a passport or EU identification card).

Do I need a fiscal representative in Portugal?

Who needs a Fiscal Representative? Any non-resident individual or company resident outside the EU who owns property, holds a bank account or has any other commercial activity or interest in Portugal must by law appoint a Fiscal Representative that is registered with the Tax Department.

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