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Frequently Asked Questions

NIF Basics

What does the term "NIF" refer to in the context of Portugal?

A NIF in Portugal stands for "Número de Identificação Fiscal," which translates to Fiscal Identification Number.

 

It is a unique identification number assigned to individuals and entities for tax purposes.

 

The NIF is essential for various official transactions in Portugal, including opening a bank account, signing contracts, and engaging in financial and legal activities.

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