PORTUGAL – Visa and Residence Procedures Simplified

Regulatory Decree no. 9/2018, published on 11 September 2018, took effect on 1 October 2018.

As well as implementing the 2017 amendments to the immigration law which transposed certain EU Directives into Portuguese law (see our previous alert here, the decree seeks to simplify visa application and residence permit procedures and to reduce processing times.

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PORTUGAL – Visa and Residence Procedures Simplified

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PORTUGAL – EU Directives Will Take Effect 1 October 2018

Decree Law no. 9/2018, published on 11 September 2018 and effective 1 October 2018, implements the latest amendments to the immigration law, which in turn were published on 28 August 2017.

As we reported here, the 2017 amendments to the immigration law transposed several European Union directives into Portuguese law:

  • (EU) 2014/66 (intra-corporate transfer);
  • (EU) 2014/36 (seasonal workers);
  • (EU) 2016/801 (students and researchers).

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PORTUGAL – EU Directives Will Take Effect 1 October 2018

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CANADA & PORTUGAL – New Opportunities for Young Workers

Starting in 2019, the new bilateral Youth Mobility Arrangement signed May 3 between Canada and Portugal will authorize up to 2,000 young Canadian nationals to live and work in Portugal, and up to 2,000 young Portuguese nationals to live and work in Canada for periods of up to two years. To be eligible, applicants must be citizens of one of the two signatory countries and aged 18 to 35.

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CANADA & PORTUGAL – New Opportunities for Young Workers

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AUSTRIA – New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit

Austria has transposed into national law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/66 “on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer”, and has introduced a new combined work and residence permit category for intra-corporate transfer (ICT).

The new ICT route, which replaces the “Rotationsarbeitskraft” scheme for intra-corporate transfers, has been available since 1 October 2017, but the legislation was only passed on 19 October 2017.

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AUSTRIA – New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit

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PORTUGAL – New Immigration Law Introduces EU Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit

Law no. 102/2017 of 28 August 2017 transposes into Portuguese law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/66 “on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer” by introducing a new residence permit category for intra-corporate transfer (ICT).

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PORTUGAL – New Immigration Law Introduces EU Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit

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PORTUGAL – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

Law no. 29/2017 of 30 May 2017 transposes into Portuguese law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/67 (concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services).

Effective 31 May 2017, all EU-based companies posting (seconding) employees to Portugal, as well as Portugal-based companies posting employees to another EU member state, must comply with new notification and document retention rules.

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PORTUGAL – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

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