SOCIAL SECURITY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (NISS)
Social security identification numbers (NISS) enable unique, precise and rigorous nationwide identification for the purposes of social security and allow access to rights and obligations.
Applicable for foreign nationals who want to work in Portugal and who do not have an NISS.
Prepare your documents:
Submit application form
in 2 minutes and pay €150 processing fee
Complete identity verification in 2 minutes
Make a signature in the application to e-sign it in your form
Receive your NISS
in 5 working days
Foreign nationals who are in Portugal to work:
- as employees;
- as self-employed workers;
- as domestic workers.