Número de Identificação Fiscal

NIF stands for “Número de Identificação Fiscal” which translates as the Number of tax identification, is the first step for any economic activity in Portugal.
It is required for both residents and non-residents of Portugal that wish to open a bank account, do any kind of deals with real estate, acquire a residence permit, contract an internet provider, etc.
NIF gives you the opportunity
Open bank account
Access municipal services remotely
Setup a company with access to the EU market
Obtain the NHR status
Make your first step to e-residency Portugal