Insights into what is involved in buying, selling & living in Portugal


Moving to Portugal and getting Residencia The rules about residency apply to you depend on your nationality. The rules for Citizens of European Union countries tend to be less restrictive as these countries are trying to encourage the mobility of the workforce and all apply similar rules. Citizens of European Union Countries Residency law changed in Portugal in 2006. Read more →

New Residency Laws

On the 10th. of August of this year (2006), the Governement finally approved the new law dealing with Residencias. The new Residency Law regulates the free circulation and residency of EU Citizens in Portugal. Transposing the EU Directive of 2004, this legislation changes basic assumptions and definitions while greatly simplifying the compliance process for EU citizens. Read more →