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D1 Visa

The D1 visa in Portugal is intended for foreign nationals who plan to reside in the country for the purpose of conducting business or professional activities. It allows the applicant to obtain a residence and work permit in Portugal.

Basic steps and requirements for obtaining D1 visa in Portugal:

​1. Document Preparation: The applicant must provide the following documents:

   - A completed and signed visa application form.

  - Valid passport with at least 3 months remaining validity after the end of the requested period of stay.

  - Proof of financial solvency proving sufficient funds to live in Portugal.

  - Business plan or information about the intended professional activity.

  - Documents confirming the availability of suitable accommodation in Portugal.

2. application to the consular section: the applicant must apply to the consular section of the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate in his or her country of residence to apply for a visa. It is necessary to submit all the required documents, fill in the application form and pay the consular fee.

3. Examination of the application: The Consular Section will review the application and the documents provided. During the review process, additional documents or an interview may be required.

4. Visa issuance: If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a D1 visa in his passport. The period of validity of the visa may vary depending on the intended period of stay in Portugal.

5. Arriving in Portugal and obtaining a residence permit: After arriving in Portugal, the applicant must go to the local Citizenship and Immigration Service (SEF) office to obtain a permit to live and work in the country. This process involves submitting the necessary documents and going through the relevant procedures.

It is important to note that the procedure for obtaining a D1 visa may vary depending on the specific circumstances and requirements of the Portuguese consulate or embassy. It is recommended that you contact the consular office in good time to receive accurate and up-to-date information on the requirements and process for obtaining a D1 visa.

Once you have obtained your D1 visa and permission to live and work in Portugal, you should comply with all the conditions and restrictions specified in your visa and permit, and renew them in a timely manner, if necessary.

It is also recommended to contact a legal advisor or an immigration agent specializing in immigration to Portugal to get more information and help with the D1 visa process and the subsequent adaptation and integration in Portugal.

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