Novomove Reviews: NIFs, Bank Accounts, & More

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Written by: | Last updated on August 9, 2023 | Est. Reading Time: 2 minutes

Novomove is one of several web-based companies that help prospective expats secure essential documents like a NIF number or open a Portuguese bank account. For non-EU residents, in particular, having these things is often necessary for a successful visa application (e.g. D7 application).

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Services

Currently, Novomove offers the following services:

ServiceCostTimeframe
NIF Number€87*1-10 Days
Portuguese Bank Account€290*3-4 weeks
NISS Number€140*1-10 Days
*Requires coupon code PORTUGALIST to get €10 off
  • NIF Number: Novomove offer one of the cheapest NIF services. Although not quite the cheapest (the cheapest is NIFPortugal.com) Novomove’s service has the benefit that no fiscal representative is required.
  • Portuguese Bank Account: Novomove offer an account opening service with Novomove for €290.
  • NISS Number: Novomove are able to obtain a NISS number for €140. This is the same price as E-Residence, another company that offers this service.

Costs

When it comes to obtaining a NIF number of opening a Portuguese bank account, there are slightly cheaper options than Novomove. Anchorless, for example, offers a very affordable 25% off when you get a NIF and bank account package, which brings the costs down to €269.25 – cheaper than the cost of just the bank account with Novomove.

However, where Novomove believes they can help expats is that their NIF service doesn’t require fiscal representation. Many competing services charge an annual fee for fiscal representation (if the customer doesn’t cancel it) and Novomove don’t.

Languages

Currently, Novomove is available in English.

Customer Support

Customer support is available by email. Novomove normally reply within 1 working day.

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