What documents do I need to apply for a NIF?

You will need the following documents in order to complete our order form:

1. Copy of Passport*

A high-quality, scanned image or photo of your passport. *EU Citizens can use their National ID Card. Photos of both sides of the ID must be provided.

2. Proof of address

A document that serves as proof of your residential address outside of Portugal. – "What can I use as Proof of Address?"

3. Requesting a NIF for a minor under the age of 18?

See the additional requirements below:
  • Birth certificate or Adoption certificate of minor
  • Copy of first parent's passport
  • Copy of second parent's passport

4. Were you born in Portugal or hold Portuguese citizenship?

If you hold Portuguese citizenship, you will need to provide a copy of your Portugal-issued birth certificate. If you do not have one, you can order one here - https://www.bordr.io/birth-certificate.

If you are a Portuguese citizen born outside of Portugal, you can provide your Cartão de Cidadão instead of a Portuguese birth certificate. If you'd like to do this, please contact us at support@bordr.com.

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