What can I use as Proof of Address?

A document that serves as proof of residential address outside of Portugal. P.O. boxes are not accepted. Any of the following documents are acceptable:

1. Driver's license

  • Must be valid (i.e. not expired)
  • Provide photos of both the front and back

2. First page of bank statement

  • Issued within the past 3 months
  • Bank balance and transaction details may be blacked out

3. Utility bill

  • Issued within the past 3 months


  • First name matches name on passport
  • Surname matches name on your passport
  • Address
    • Must be a residential address outside of Portugal
    • We do not accept P.O. boxes or business addresses
    • Must match the address listed for "Residential Address" in the checkout form
  • Provide an English or Portuguese translation if the document is not written in the Roman alphabet
  • Text is legible
  • No shadows
  • No light reflections
  • All four corners of the document are visible

If requesting a NIF on behalf of a minor, please include a proof of address of one of the minor's parents.

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