The brand new visas for Portugal that attracted Brazilians

  • Lais Allegretti
  • From BBC Information Brazil in London

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Portugal jobseeker and “digital nomad” visas appeal to Brazilians who do not match into different modalities

Residing in Portugal is Plan A for Brazilian Victor Hugo Martins, 32, who’s awaiting the end result of his visa utility to search for work within the European nation.

He and his husband, who now reside in Baixada Fluminense, had thought-about shifting to Portugal however discovered they didn’t match into the out there visa classes.

That modified within the second half of this yr, when Portugal made the visa class out there for job seekers. (See new visa guidelines on the finish of this report).

“I used to be contemplating the potential for going there as a vacationer and legalizing myself there, as many individuals do. However I used to be afraid to take the danger and face quite a lot of obstacles – as a result of we all know that the lives of those that go illegally are one million instances costlier and complex,” he mentioned. “I used to be very glad when this visa got here into impact.

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