Registration

NISS NA HORA – Allocation of a Portuguese Social Security Identification Number to Foreign Citizens on Time

 

Who is entitled

Foreign citizens who wish to carry out a professional activity as employees or self-employed workers in Portugal

 

Who can apply

The application for the allocation of a Social Security Identification Number on Time (NISS NA HORA) may be submitted by foreign citizens who intend to carry out a professional activity as employees or self-employed workers or their employers or legal representatives.

 

How and where to apply

There are Social Security customer care services in all districts and most cities with specific NISS NA HORA desks. Check their locations here.

 

Necessary documents

Please find out all the necessary documents in the “Practical Guide – NISS NA HORA – Allocation of a Portuguese Social Security Identification Number to Foreign Citizens, on time” - pages 4 to 7