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News from afpop - Friday June 18th update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity date, 2. Who stays behind?, 3. Alert list, 4. Flights to Portugal , 5. PCR/Rapid Antigen tests, 6. Reopen Europe website, 7. The islands, 8. Covid Vaccination Certificate (Portugal),9. Vaccina...

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News from afpop - Friday June 18th update

News from afpop - Friday 11th of June 2021 update

Included in this briefing: State of Calamity date From 28th June Who stays behind? Alert list Flights to Portugal PCR/Rapid Antigen tests Reopen Europe website The islands Covid Green Certificate Covid across Portugal The afpo...

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News from afpop - Friday 11th of June 2021 update

News from afpop - Friday June 4th Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity, 2. New phases, 3. Who stays behind? 4. Flights to Portugal, 5. UK adds Portugal to the amber list, 6. Reopen Europe website, 7. The islands, 8. Covid across Portugal, 9. Office visits, 10. Re...

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News from afpop - Friday June 4th Update

News from afpop - Friday 28th of May 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity, 2. Restriction reminder, 3. Who stays behind?, 4. Covid vaccinations for over 50s, 5. Beaches, 6. Flights to Portugal, 7. Reopen Europe website, 8. The islands, 9. Covid across Portugal, 10. ...

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News from afpop - Friday 28th of May 2021 update

News from afpop - Friday 21st of May 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity, 2. Office visits, 3. Restriction reminder, 4. Who stays behind?, 5. Beaches, 6. Flights to Portugal, 7. Reopen Europe website, 8. The islands, 9. Covid across Portugal

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News from afpop - Friday 21st of May 2021 update

News from afpop - Friday 14th May 2021 update

1. Stage 4 continues to 30th May, 2. Teletrabalho - office visits, 3. What opens today?, 4. Who stays behind?, 5. Vaccinations for 55s and over, 6. Beaches, 7. Flights to Portugal, 8. UK Citizens Residency, 9. Reopen Europe website, 10. Vi...

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News from afpop - Friday 14th May 2021 update

News from afpop - Friday May 7th update

Included in this briefing: 1. Opening today, 2. March 15th restrictions, 3. Portimão Vaccinations for over 60s, 4. Vaccinations for over 65s, 5. Vaccination certificates, 6. Fiscal representative for UK non-residents, 7. Fl...

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News from afpop - Friday May 7th update

News from afpop - Friday 30th of April Update

1. End of State of Emergency, 2.Opening on May 1st, 3. April 5th restrictions, 4. March 15th restrictions, 5. Portimão Vaccinations for over 60's, 6. Vaccinations for over 65's, 7. Sending parcels outside the EU, 8. Flights to Portugal...

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News from afpop - Friday 30th of April Update

Census in Portugal UPDATED 27-04-21

The Census in Portugal starts on 19th April. If you haven't been visited by the Census team from I.N.E., look in your post box and see if they have left you a notice. Participation in the Census is obligatory for RESIDENTS in Portugal.

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Census in Portugal UPDATED 27-04-21

News from afpop - Friday 16th April 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. Office renovations 2. Opening on the 19th 3. Staying as they are 4. Taking a step back 5. Flights to Portugal 6. Census reminder 7. A new name for S.E.F. 8. Vilamoura Boat Show 9. The islands 10. Cov...

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News from afpop - Friday 16th April 2021 update

News from afpop - Thursday 1st April 2021 update

Included in this briefing: Office closed for Easter, Easter travel, Opening on the 5th, Masks in public, Portuguese census, UK issued driving licences, The islands, Covid across Portugal

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News from afpop - Thursday 1st April 2021 update

UK driving licences

Due to the ongoing problems at IMT regarding the exchange of driving licences, exacerbated by the fact that many IMT staff are having to work from home, there has been a further extension announced to the validity of UK driving licences in ...

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UK driving licences

News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. Ground clearance deadline 2. Portuguese driving licence extension 3. Other document extensions 4. Vehicle inspections 5. Senior living survey 6. Travel between municipalities 7. Non-residents remaining i...

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News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Ground clearance dates extended

It's that time of year when the Bombeiros and councils are warning us to clear the flammable debris from around our homes. Members will no doubt have seen information that is already being circulated about the need to clean trees and shrubs...

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Ground clearance dates extended

News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Included in this briefing: • Prime Minister's comments • General rules • What's changed from 15th March • Next phases • Covid map

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News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Noise Problems

The issue of neighbourhood noise has been raised several times in the past and is something that causes problems among the inhabitants of a building or between neighbours, probably even more so over recent months as more people have been co...

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Noise Problems

News from afpop 26-02 - State of Emergency extended again

Included in this briefing: State of Emergency extended Travel reminder AGM 2021 Driving licence and Residência BLiP Exhibitor Spring offers Covid map

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News from afpop 26-02 - State of Emergency extended again

News from afpop - 12-02 - State of Emergency extended

Included in this briefing: • President and Prime Minister's comments • State of Emergency extended • Easter • Travel reminder • Vaccines Fact Sheet • AGM 2021

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News from afpop - 12-02 - State of Emergency extended

News from afpop - Friday 29th January 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. President of the Republic comments 2. State of Emergency extended 3. Additional restrictions 4. The islands 5. Covid states across Portugal

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News from afpop -  Friday 29th January 2021 update

News from afpop - Tuesday 26th January 2021 update

Included in this briefing: Restrictions reminder, Private healthcare, vaccine update, Vaccination programme, Registration at Centro de Saúde.Non-residents, The islands, Covid states across Portugal

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News from afpop  - Tuesday 26th January 2021 update

News from afpop Friday 22nd January 2021 update

Lastest news about additional restrictions,vaccine information, private health patients and more

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News from afpop Friday 22nd January 2021 update

Dangerous Dogs

We are frequently contacted about dangerous dogs and asked which dogs are included in Portugal and what the rules are about owning and exercising them.

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Dangerous Dogs

News from afpop - Tuesday 19th update

Included in this briefing: 1. Additional restrictions; 2. The islands; 3. Risk areas; 4. Vaccine information; 5. Flights to UK; 6. afpop office; 7. Covid-19 website

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News from afpop - Tuesday 19th update

News from afpop - Thursday 14th January 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. New State of Emergency; 2. Reminder of restrictions; 3. The islands; 4. Risk areas; 5. afpop office; 6. Covid-19 website

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News from afpop - Thursday 14th January 2021 update

News from afpop - Thursday 7th of January 2021

Included in this briefing: 1. New State of Emergency dates, 2. Map of risk areas, 3. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Thursday 7th of January 2021
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What is afpop?

Since 1987 afpop, the largest Association for foreign residents in Portugal, has been providing a comprehensive range of information services and support to foreign residents and visitors to Portugal. The Association’s name AFPOP, stands for Association of Foreign Property Owners in Portugal, but the great news is you don’t have to be either a foreigner or own property in Portugal to join the 8,000 existing Members and get up-to-date information and assistance from a dedicated, professional team.

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