Portugal | AI Added to Immigration Processing

The Portuguese government has added Artificial Intelligence (AI) to its New Portal of the Ministry of Justice to expedite the application process for certain immigration matters.

  • Portuguese nationality processing is available on the Justice Portal for registered representatives.
  • Documents will be AI-validated, removing the need for manual verification by the Institute of Registration and Notary Affairs (IRN).
  • In Phase 1, the online application must be undertaken by representatives.
Erickson Insights

The Portuguese government has said it plans to expand the services to all nationality requests by March 17. AI processing is said to improve processing efficiency and reduce in-person services.

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