10 de October, 2019
On August 28, 2019, the Notice of the opening of amedical residency competition in Portugal (Notice no. 13438-A/2019 published in Diário da República) was published, here called Internato Médico.
Annually, candidates can apply for the National Access Test (NAP), which takes place annually in mid-November.
Read the article and find out in detail what the exam is, how to apply, requirements to apply, amount of the application and more.
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It is a national exam composed of 150 multiple choice questions on various areas of medicine, similar to our medical residency exams in Brazil. The examination lasts 240 minutes and is divided in terms of content as follows: medicine 50%, surgery 15%, pediatrics 15%, gynecology/obstetrics 10% and psychiatry 10%.
The closing date for applications is the first working day following the publication of this notice of competition for medical residency in Portugal: until 20 September 2019.
Candidates are required to be:
*This group is competing for only 5% of the competition spots.
The application must be made online on the Medical Internship page from the given date. You must complete an online form (“application for admission”), which is located in the reserved area on the ACSS, I.P. website. A support manual is available to assist in the process of completing the form.
Once the form has been completed, it must be printed and signed. It must then be sent exclusively by post, by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, until the end of the deadline (date of registration of the post), to “Administração Central do Sistema de Saúde, I. P., Internato Médico/2020”, Parque da Saúde de Lisboa/Edifício 16/Av.ª do Brasil, 53 – 1700 -063 Lisboa.
Simple copies of the documents required in the Notice of Competition for Medical Residence in Portugal should be sent with the form.
Candidates should print the registration voucher for the competition procedure, which contains the personal access code for personal use in future uses of the competition procedure.
In the case of candidates who have already completed the Common Year/General Training, they are attending the first half of a Medical Specialty or hold a speciality held in Portugal:
The topic that could frighten many people would be the issue of not having Portuguese or European nationality or even work permit in Portugal. Know that several types of visas can give you the possibility to practice medicine in Portugal or do medical residency here. Apart from the simple fact that if you are a spouse of a European could work without any restriction once legalized in Portugal before the SEF.
An amount of €90 must be paid and transferred directly to the bank account indicated in the Notice of competition for medical residency in Portugal until the deadline for registration, i.e. on 20 September 2019.
The test will take place on November 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. (1 p.m. in the Autonomous Region of the Azores) at a location that is indicated later according to the city of choice of the candidates.
Article published on the Euro Tips website: https://www.eurodicas.com.br/abertura-de-concurso-de-residencia-medica-em-portugal/
Author: Mariana Ramalho
Doctor & Consultant