Your visa is usually valid for four months. You need to apply for the residence authorization up to 30 days before the expiration date of your visa.
Where : SEF at the Loja do Cidadao
2. If you are a student: Statement from the University certifying that you are a student
If you are a researcher or staff: Work contract from the University
3. Proof of financial support / Means of subsistence (bank statement with a balance of around 6.000€)
4. Portuguese fiscal number ("Número de contribuinte fiscal")
5. If you are a student or researcher: health insurance valid in Portugal
If you are a staff: Portuguese Social Security Number
6. Rental agreement
7. Your home address
If you apply for a residence permit without any of the required documents, you might be given a notice to produce the same within 10 working days.