Head over to the Citizens Advice Bureau in Funchal  to:
a) Make an appointment at SEF, to apply for a residence permit in Portugal;
b) Acquire the Tax Identification Number (NIF).
– If you have a passport with a ‘Visa for Temporary Stay’ – you must travel to the SEF to schedule an interview and request an extension of the visa;
– If you have a passport with ‘Residence Visa’ you must seek SEF, to schedule an interview and request a Study Residence Permit.
 Avenida Arriaga, Edifício Arriaga n.º 42 A – 9000-064 Funchal | Telefone: + 351 707241107 | Business hours: Mon-Fri – from 08:30h to 19:30h; Saturday – from 08:30h to 13:30h.