Can an American move to Portugal?

Movingto Editorial Team
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April 17, 2022

If you are an American citizen, you can move to Portugal without a visa if you intend to stay for less than 90 days. If you want to stay longer than that, you will need to apply for a visa. Luckily for you at movingto we compare all the visa types and prices for you, so you can get the right visa.

To qualify for a residence visa, you must have a valid passport, proof of financial means, and health insurance. You will also need to prove that you have a place to live in Portugal. Once you have been granted a residence visa, you will be able to apply for a residence permit, which will allow you to stay in Portugal for up to five years.

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