This is aimed at the parents of minors who hold a residence permit in Portugal.
The application for a residence permit always requires proof of family ties.
Step 1 – Make an appointment at AIMA
The parent of a citizen who is a minor and holds a residence permit must obtain an appointment with AIMA (Agency for Migration Integration and Asylum) for the purposes of reunification.
Step 2 – Application for a residence permit
The parent must attend the appointment with AIMA (Agency for Migration Integration and Asylum) to submit the necessary documentation and collect biometric data (photograph, fingerprints and signature).
Step 3 – Receiving the residence card
After the appointment, the residence card will be sent to the family member’s registered address in Portugal.
The residence card is valid for 2 years. At the end of these 2 years, it can be renewed for a further 3 years. At the end of the 5 years, you can choose to apply for a permanent residence permit or Portuguese nationality by residence.
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