The student ID card is key to your daily life. The ID card enables you to manage your life academically and/or financially. It is mandatory and free of charge.
To request your card online, you need to have the Digital Mobile Key.
The Digital Mobile Key is a means of authentication and digital signing certified by the Portuguese State, which enables its holder to access several public or private portals, and sign digital documents, with a single login.
This mechanism associates a mobile phone number to the civil identification number, for a Portuguese citizen, and the passport number or residence card, for a foreign citizen.
The activation of the mobile key is available here.
Get your Digital Mobile Key now, you will need it to have access to your student’s card from the comfort of your home.
Since international students do not have a citizen card and the mobile key, they can only obtain their student’s card in person. Students must go to a branch of CGD with the following documents:
The student card can be requested at any time, provided:
Cards associated with the opening of an account which are also debit card take about 2 to 3 weeks.
Simple student cards without association to an account take about 30 to 60 days
Cards associated with an account and that are debit cards as well are sent to the addresses (residence) indicated by the students when they open the account;
Simple student cards are delivered at the Academic Services of the University / Institute. Thus, 30 days after the date when they requested the card, students should go to the student’s office to collect their card.