Portugal: Worker Agreement with Morocco

January 26, 2022

Key Points

  • Agreement established between Portugal and Morocco to aid in the employment of Moroccan workers in Portugal 


On 12 Jan. 2022, the government of Portugal established a bilateral agreement with Morocco on the Employment and Stay of Moroccan workers in Portugal. The agreement defines the terms of admission for Moroccan workers in Portugal and creates a legal framework for the recruitment, hiring and admission of Moroccan citizens to Portugal.  

What are the Changes? 

The governments of Portugal and Morocco have formed an agreement that establishes a legal framework for Moroccan workers to be employed in Portugal. The agreement will help establish better diplomatic relations between the two countries and ensure the protection of the dignity and human rights of migrant workers.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Portugal’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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