How do I renew or extend my Job Seeker Visa?

To renew or extend your Job Seeker Visa in Portugal, apply before your current visa expires, gather necessary documentation, make an appointment at SEF, submit your application, and await a decision.

To renew or extend your Job Seeker Visa in Portugal, you will need to follow a few steps. Firstly, ensure that you apply for the renewal or extension before your current visa expires. You will need to gather all the necessary documentation, such as proof of financial means to support yourself during your job search, a valid passport, and any other required documents.

Next, make an appointment at the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) office to submit your application. During the appointment, you may be asked to provide additional information or attend an interview. It is essential to be prepared and provide all necessary information to support your request for renewal or extension.

Once your application is submitted, you will need to wait for a decision from SEF. If your application is approved, you will receive a new visa allowing you to continue your job search in Portugal. If your application is denied, you may have the option to appeal the decision.

It is crucial to start the renewal or extension process well in advance to avoid any gaps in your visa status. By following these steps and being proactive in the renewal process, you can continue your job search in Portugal without any interruptions.