Get Portuguese residency with NHR

Rebase is a new, safe, and easy-to-use platform by Nomad List for becoming a legal and fiscal resident in countries that want to attract remote workers. By removing lengthy paperwork, legal complexity, and numerous fees, Rebase helps remove the friction of moving residency as a remote worker around the world and creating the first immigration-as-a-service (IaaS) provider

This is our first product to help you get Portuguese residency and we'll be expanding to other countries attractive to remote workers very soon

Right now, Rebase Portugal is open to people from anywhere in the world (yes, also non-US, non-EU) who already have high-skilled remote jobs (like tech jobs, software developers, UX designers, copywriters, etc), as that's who the Portuguese government is trying to attract

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Eligibility + steps
๐Ÿ‘‹ For everyone โœ… You will apply for the NHR program
โœ… You have a high-skilled job
โœ… You can be of any nationality (also non-EU)
โœ… You can't apply if you were already a Portuguese resident in or after 2017
โœ… You can't apply if you actively hold a prominent political position
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ For EU citizens โœ… You do not need to spend a minimum amount of time in Portugal
โœ… You do not need to rent or own a house (but can if you like!)
โœ… You will register for residency at city hall
๐ŸŒŽ For non-EU citizens โœ… You will have to rent a place to live (or buy a house) in Portugal
โœ… You will apply for a visa (usually D7) at your nationality or residency country's Portuguese embassy (yes that means you'll have to fly there)
โœ… You have to spend at least 6 consecutive months or 8 non-consecutive months per year in Portugal during the first 2 years in 2022 and 2023 (unless you buy a home)
โœ… You need to have a regular and reliable income of at least $15,000/year
โœ… You need to have a 100% clean criminal record (no exceptions)
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ For US citizens โœ… Your worldwide income is subject to US income tax, regardless of where you live, this is the case anywhere you live as a US citizen. There is a ~$108,700/y exclusion if you're outside US for 330 days per year though. But any amount above that you'll always pay tax in US
Legal name
What's your legal name on your passport?
Please use an email address we can contact you on easily. Don't use personal domain emails, they have really bad deliverability and we need to contact you easily. Use Gmail preferrably.
Please use a phone number we can contact you on easily for urgent situations and use the int'l format like +31201234567
Date of birth
Please write it in YYYY-MM-DD (year-month-day)
What's your legal gender on your passport?
What's the country in your passport? If you have multiple, use the primary
What's your current legal country of residence? This is the country you're legally registered as a resident at the city or country government. If you don't have one now, use your last known.
In which country are you staying now?
Your job?
What is your job right now?
Type of income?
How do you make money?
Source of income?
Where does your income come from?
Include family?
Do you have family members who'd also like to get residency?
Any comments?
Do you have specific questions, requests or information about your personal situation?
You can expect your onboarding call in:
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ EU citizens: February 2022
๐ŸŒŽ non-EU citizens: March 2022
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ US citizens: March 2022
After clicking the button below, you will be redirected to complete payment for your first onboarding call. This is non-refundable. This is only for the onboarding call, see the price list on the left/above for the further services. By submitting information on this website, you agree that this information will be shared with Rebase and third-parties for the purpose of providing you with the product and/or service you requested.

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"I know you can't really put yourself as the testimonial if you made the site, but I did go through the entire process of moving to Portugal myself before I started Rebase. I now have the same immigration advisors and they helped me a lot figuring out how to properly set up my residency. So I have skin in the game. But I am biased because you're on my site, so don't trust this testimonial ๐Ÿ˜‚"

Pieter Levels ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
"We spent a large chunk of time discussing my personal situation, which was awesome! The tax in Portugal was also a bit confusing for me since I'm not a tax-savvy person in Portugal but Rebase's tax expert knew his shit based on the questions I asked."

Camelia Yang ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
"One of my new year's resolutions is to (maybe) move to a new country ๐Ÿงณ. Well, today I made the first step and had a very interesting introduction meeting with the team at Rebase, so I guess it's getting serious ๐Ÿ˜. Rebase was super helpful and answered all the questions I had around registration, taxes and the crypto situation there. All the stuff that I just couldn't figure out online. Definitely worth it ๐Ÿ˜Š"

Marco ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
"Just had my call too, and wow... the entire team was super helpful. Theyโ€™ve explained everything in detail and used visuals like slides and a drawing board to ensure all is clear ๐Ÿ˜ they didnโ€™t only cover the immigration part of the process but the tax implications too! ๐Ÿ™Œ"

Leo Bassam ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด
"I had a great and super in depth onboarding call today. You hit the nail on the head with curating immigration advisors, I have personally wasted money on calls with firms that added more confusion than clarity. (..) Good chance I will go ahead with this immigration advisor, will share feedback on the process once we kick off."

Raunak Datt ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

High-skilled jobs for NHR eligibility in Portugal

The Portuguese government requires you have a high skilled job in the list below to be eligible for NHR benefits:

๐Ÿ›  1 - Architects, engineers and similar technicians

101 - Architects
102 - Engineers
103 - Geologists

๐ŸŽจ 2 - Plastic artists, actors and musicians

201 - Artists in theatre, ballet, film, radio and television
202 - Singers
203 - Sculptors
204 - Musicians
205 - Painters

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ 4 - Doctors and Dentists

401 - Dentists
402 - Medical analysts
403 - Surgeons
404 - Physicians on ships
405 - General practitioners
406 - Dentists
407 - Stomatologists
408 - Physiotherapy doctors
409 - Gastroenterologists
410 - Ophthalmologists
411 - Orthopaedic physicians
412 - Otorhinolaryngologists
413 - Pediatric physicians
414 - Radiological physicians
415 - Physicians in other specialties

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ 5 - Teachers

501 - University professors

๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ 6 - Psychologists

601 - Psychologists

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป 7 - Self-employed, technical and similar workers

701 - Archaeologists
702 - Biologists and life scientists
703 - Computer programmers
704 - Computer programming consultants and activities in the same field with
Information Technology and Computer Science
705 - Computer programming activities
706 - Computer consulting activities
707 - Computer equipment management and exploration
708 - Information service activities
709 - Data programming, information domiciliation and data warehousing activities
710 - Data processing activities
711 - Information services activities
activities in the same field the web and websites
710 - Data programming, information retrieval and hosting activities
712 - Information agency activities
713 - Other information service activities
714 - Scientific investigation and development activities
715 - Scientific investigation and development activities in the physical and natural sciences
716 - Biotechnology investigation and development activities
717 - Designers
* Statements on this website are subject to certain conditions, subject to change, may be outdated when applying, may not apply to your personal situation and may be limited in timespan, and are not legally or fiscally binding. NHR benefits are limited to 10 years. Pricing may vary based on your personal situation. Only an immigration advisor can advise you, namely during the Rebase® onboarding call, on the specific up-to-date benefits of Portuguese residency for your unique personal situation. Due to the nature of the work, fees you pay are non-refundable except for the onboarding call fee if it is not executed yet. You can self-refund in your client dashboard.

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2) we ask legal name, date of birth, gender, nationaltiy, residence and location to apply for residency with the Portuguese government;
3) we ask your job, type of income and source of income to analyze and advice you on your legal and fiscal situation when moving to Portugal;
4) we ask if you want to include family to provide extra services for them;
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