The application for D7 Visa starts in the country of origin, must be requested at the Embassy or Consulate of Portugal. Then, in consultation at SEF (in Portugal).
Proof of income is one of the essential items for obtaining the D7 visa.
For retirees, it is necessary to add the Income Tax Return.
It is necessary that those who live on an income present proof of this income, be it: financial application, rental of real estate and other income.
It is also necessary to add the monthly Income Statement
Minimum stay and renewals
This type of visa requires a stay of 182 days a year in Portugal.
The D7 visa is renewed after one year for two successive periods of 2 years and can be converted into a permanent residence permit after five years
Non-habitual resident status entitles you to tax benefits for ten years, provided that during each of those ten years you are always considered a resident citizen. Throughout this period, non-habitual residents benefit from the following tax advantages:
In this sense, if they are not enrolled in Social Security, non-habitual residents must be in possession of a health insurance valid in national territory, which guarantees protection in health and accidents or, Alternatively, have the European Health Card, in the case of European citizens, in order to be properly protected in case of illness or accident, on national territory.
Although this regime is particularly important for emigrants wishing to return to Portugal, it seems to remain largely unknown among our emigrant community. In 2016, there were about 10,684 NHR in Portugal, although the overwhelming majority were foreign.
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The tax regime for the non-habitual resident in IRS was introduced by Decree-Law no. 249/2009, of 23 September. 2 - Circular letter no. 20243/2022, of 30/06