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Sun and beach as you work? Portugal is latest with digital-nomad visa.

By Bryan Pietsch

11 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

Portugal is the latest country to formally position itself as a haven for “digital nomads,” as it introduces a new visa geared toward remote workers that will become available Oct. 30.

With its comparatively low cost of living, temperate weather and proximity to other European destinations, Portugal has grown in popularity as a destination not only for travel but also for longer-term relocation, including retirement. About 9.6 million international tourists visited Portugal in 2021, per government estimates — a 48 percent increase from 2020, but still sharply down from 2019.

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