People of any nationality can apply for NHR. Investors, retired individuals, freelancers, digital nomads, business owners and a range of professional workers are eligible to apply to obtain NHR status in Portugal. The professions deemed to be “high value” under the NHR include, but are not limited to university lecturers in the STEM fields, surgeons, dentists, biologists, medical doctors, auditors, designers, architects psychologists, psychiatrists, engineers, computer programmers (coders), as well as certain types of software consultants, to name but a few of the key professions.