How to apply for NHR status in Portugal?
If you became a resident of Portugal in 2022, you have until March 31, 2023, to apply for NHR - Non-Habitual Resident. This is a preferential tax regime, which will be valid for ten years. Portugal aims to become more attractive to new residents – take the opportunity!
If you become a resident in 2023, you have one more year – the deadline for you is March 2024.
NHR status gives you the opportunity to reduce the rate of foreign income and, in some cases, even to be exempt from it. The NHR allows you to pay only 20% on active income and 0% on dividends and passive foreign income. Of course, each case may have its own nuances - better to consult an expert.
Not everything happens quickly in Portugal. Don't put off applying – do it now! If you don't get your status in time, that opportunity will simply disappear.
You can apply for the NHR yourself in your personal account on the tax portal. The second option is that we can apply for you. It will be online, remotely. If you need help, apply for the service here.
1. On your own
✅ Authorize on the tax website.
✅ Write "Residente Não Habitual" in the search box, go to that section, and select "Entregar," or just follow the link.
✅ Fill in the fields: year of application, country of citizenship.
The "NIF Mandatorio" field must be filled in if you have a representative – fill in his or her NIF.
✅ Согласись с условиями и вверху страницы нажми кнопку «Submeter».
✅ Agree to the terms and conditions and click on "Submeter" at the top of the page.
✅ On the next page, you will see a confirmation of your application, and you can download the PDF.
You can check the status of the application at the link - the answer is usually within 48 hours.
The status of the application "Deferido" will mean that the application is approved.
If the application is rejected, you will need to provide additional documents and apply again.
2. With MigRun
We do everything for you. Fill out an application online and pay for the service. Generally, it takes 3 to 7 days to get your status.
✅ Check your NHR eligibility
You have to be a highly skilled professional.
✅ Apply online
Fill out a short questionnaire and sign (remotely, online).
✅ Lawyer or accountant will turn to Finances
A lawyer or accountant from our platform will request an NHR for you.
✅ Expect good news from us
We will let you know when the status is approved. Usually, in 2-4 business days, the IRS will let you know if the NHR has been successfully received.
If this option is for you, go to this website page and leave an application – we'll help!
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