Portuguese Visas

Work visa


The D1 visa is the subordinate work visa valid for those who wish to work in Portugal as an employee of a Portuguese company and already have an employment contract or a promise of an employment contract.


Working in Portugal is an opportunity to improve your professional CV and get to know the Portuguese culture.

Visto D1
Holders of this type of visa benefit from equal treatment with Portuguese nationals, with regard to:
  • Employment conditions and work rights.
  • Freedom of association and membership of a representative workers’ organization.
  • Education and professional training.
  • Access to public service Visa holders have access to a range of public services, including healthcare, education, and social services.
  • In certain circumstances, employer may be eligible for social security payments, such as family tax benefits and childcare subsidies.