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.

How to apply for NISS

Prepare your documents:
— Passport
— NIF

Submit application form
in 2 minutes and pay €199 processing fee

Complete identity verification in 2 minutes

In 24 hours receive on your email a Power of Attorney and in application form to e-sign

Receive your NISS
in 5 business days

FAQ
Who can applying for a social security identification number (NISS)?

Foreign nationals who are in Portugal to work:

  • as employees;
  • as self-employed workers;
  • as domestic workers.