Synopsis: The Cabinet Minister of Portugal, Ana Catrina Mendes said that Portugal has always welcomed immigrants who come to this country in search of opportunity. The new visa policy has granted a 12-month stay in Portugal for digital nomads.
Sick of staying in one place? Want to live a nomadic life? Good news for you, Portugal has introduced a new visa policy for the digital nomad to work full-time in the country for one year. To qualify for this application, the applicant must have an income of €2400 per month which is four times the minimum wage in Portugal.
Portugal is one of the most tourist-friendly countries where people can visit a number of places and witness the beauty of Portugal. The Cabinet Minister of Portugal, Ana Catrina Mendes said that Portugal has always welcomed immigrants who come to this country in search of opportunity. The new visa policy has granted a 12-month stay in Portugal for digital nomads.
So, if you are looking for an opportunity as a digital nomad to stay and explore any country then Portugal is the right choice. Portugal is home to beautiful cities and towns with favorable climate conditions and friendly people.
A fancy exploration of Porto or Lisbon while you attend the Zoom call meetings with your clients, sounds like a good idea for an enthusiastic traveler.
What is a Portugal Digital nomad visa?
This new visa is an alternative to an existing D7 visa which is mainly to permit residents for retirees and ‘passive income’ earners. The new visa is launching on 30th October 2022 which came after the immigration law in July.
To be eligible, candidates must:
- Must be a citizen from a nation outside of the EU or EEA
- The company’s headquarter must be located outside of Portugal
- Earn at least €2,800 per month, or four times the Portuguese minimum salary.
- The earnings criteria under the D7 plan have increased as a result.
Portugal offers a number of things that you can enjoy being a temporary citizen of that country for a year. You can take part in outdoor activities or summer festivals in Portugal which is famous around the country.