Reviews: Bordr (+ discount code)

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Bordr is a new startup that aims to make Portuguese bureaucracy easier for foreigners who want to move to Portugal. The website was started by Richard and Kathleen, a husband and wife duo who themselves had gone through the challenges of getting a visa (the D7) and moving to Portugal.

Having felt that there was room for improvement in this space, they launched

Note: Bordr have offered Portugalist readers a €10 discount when applying for a NIF or bank account through their site. Simply use this link (discount applied automatically).


Currently, offers the following services:

  • Obtaining a NIF Number remotely
  • Opening a Portuguese bank account remotely

Many consulates now require you to have a NIF number and Portuguese bank account before you move to Portugal. While you could come to Portugal to get a bank account and get a NIF (with fiscal representation), Bordr’s services allow you to do this remotely from almost anywhere in the world.


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