The D3 Visa is a long-term visa intended for professionals who will work in Portugal and are considered highly qualified. The D3 Visa will allow you to travel to Portugal and apply for the Blue Card or Residence Permit, which will allow you to live, reside and work in the country for one year. This permit can be renewed for two successive periods of 2 years – as long as you prove the continuity of your professional activities. After these first 5 years of legally authorized residence, you can request Portuguese nationality/citizenship.
Leadership or management positions, including company directors, executives, professionals working in senior management of the Public Administration, administrative managers.
Specialists in scientific and intellectual activities, namely in the fields of health, science, IT, engineers, teachers, and specialists in culture or legal matters.
For the D3 Visa to be successfully granted, the applicant must:
English • Portuguese • Spanish • German • Italian • French
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