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Portugal. D4 resident visa (student visa — suitable for everyone!)

Work permit visa for highly qualified employees who have an invitation to work in Portugal.

Difficulty of obtaining
Attorney fees
from € 1 400
Suitable for people who are ready to study in Portugal for more than one year, or who want to learn the language
Summary of the Portugal Student visa D4 program
A resident visa for students of higher and secondary vocational educational institutions in Portugal, giving the right to study and with the possibility of opening a business in the country (registration of an individual entrepreneur). After graduation, the graduate will have one year to find an official job. You can also invite your next of kin to stay with you.

Who is eligible for the D4 visa

  • coming to Portugal to study on long-term programs in higher education institutions: bachelor's degree, master's degree;
  • those who come to Portugal to receive secondary vocational education for a period of more than one year; as well as those who are ready to simply study Portuguese at language courses
  • as an intern or volunteer, whose projects or studies will last more than 1 year.

Portugal D4 visa requirements

  • age limits - NO;
  • you must be a citizen of a non-EU/Schengen country;
  • confirmation of enrollment in a higher or secondary vocational educational institution in Portugal (we help with admission);
  • a valid passport with at least two blank pages lasting at least six months after the expected end of the training period;
  • certificate of no criminal record;
  • permission to check the criminal status of the applicant by the Portuguese law enforcement authorities;
  • medical insurance with full coverage for at least one year;
  • motivation letter about the goals of studying at an educational institution in Portugal;
  • confirmation of the applicant's funds for living in Portugal for the duration of study in the amount of approximately 400 € per month (bank statements for the last 3-6 months);
  • confirmed availability of a rental agreement for the duration of study (hostel, apartments, etc.) — we help with this.
  • All documents must be translated into Portuguese and certified with an apostille.
Costs associated with a Portugal D4 visa
  • Visa processing - about €90
  • Payment for the services of immigration consultants - €1400
  • Cost of a semester in a bachelor's program - from €700 per semester
  • Cost of a 2-year Master's degree program: from €4.5K-10K for the entire period
  • Cost of language courses: from €400 per semester
Terms of obtaining a Portugal D4 visa
  • The validity period of the visa is 4 months. During this time, it is necessary to obtain a residence permit for one year, then the residence permit can be extended
  • Processing time: approximately 30 days

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You will have a clear understanding of how to go about getting your residence in Portugal and a detailed roadmap to moving just after your first online consultation.

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