How do I become a Portuguese tax resident?
In order to become a Portuguese tax resident, you must satisfy one of the following conditions:
- Stay in Portugal for at least 183 days, consecutively or non-consecutively, within a 12-month period
- Have accommodation that you intend to occupy as your habitual residence.
In practice, your Portugal tax residency begins on the date that you update your NIF with a Portuguese address. See our guide on how to update your NIF address here.