The Temporary Protection Regime is a key contributor to your integration and stability in Portugal. As a result of being granted the title, you will be given:
- A Temporary Residence Permit
- A Tax Identification Number (NIF)
- A Social Security Identification Number (NISS)
- A National Health Service (SNS) user number.
These identification numbers give access to various services, such as health care in public facilities, social support, and enrollment in job offers, among others. To sign a labor contract and start working, you need to have a NIF assigned.
You may apply for temporary protection online or in person (the only possibility for minors). If you choose the latter, you should:
For the purpuses of registration and protection of unnocupied children you can contact relevant institutions by filling this online form, email () or phone (300 511 490), any day of the week from 8 am to 8 pm.
For more information on the Temporary Protection Regime press here.