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News from afpop - Friday 16th of February 2024

1. Water issues Algarve 2. Social Security number (NISS) 3. Identificiation distich for electric vehicles 4. UK driving licence agreement 5. App for digital documents 6. AFPOP Presents ... 7. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 16th of February 2024

Prostate Awareness

afpop, Portugal's largest Association providing advice and information for foreign residents and property owners, is coordinating a programme of presentations under the banner 'AFPOP Presents ...' covering a range of subjects in which its M...

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Prostate Awareness

News from afpop - Friday 2nd of February 2024

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Water issues Algarve 2. Disability assessment and certification has new rules 3. Road Safety Campaign 4. Farmers protest 5. E-fatura 6. Extension of deadlines for Residency and Visa - correction ...

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News from afpop - Friday 2nd of February 2024

News from afpop - Friday 19th of January 2024

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Motorcycle inspections 2. Renewal of Residency for EU citizens 3. UK driving licence agreement 4. Metro Porto 5. Metrobus Coimbra 6. TGV Lisbon - Porto 7. IRN waiting times 8. AFPOP Presents .....

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News from afpop - Friday 19th of January 2024

News from afpop - Friday 5th of January 2024

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Plastic bags contribution 2. IVA zero 'expires' on food items 3. Recibos Verdes reminder 4. Tolls 5. Pharmacy invoice 6. Seminar presentations in 2024 7. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 5th of January 2024

News from afpop - Wednesday 20th of December 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Extension of deadlines for documents, Residency and Visa 2. Waste disposal at Christmas 3. Retirement age 4. Public Services Portugal Mainland 5. Lisbon Metro 6. Trains through Christmas and Ne...

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News from afpop - Wednesday 20th of December 2023

News from afpop - Monday 4th of December 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. New Metro Line Lisbon 2. e-clic 3. IMT alert 4. Disability assessment 5. NHR changes 6. Donations 7. Reminder - Alojamento Local - obligatory registration of ongoing activity 8. National holida...

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News from afpop - Monday 4th of December 2023

News from afpop - Friday 17th of November 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. New elections in March 2. AIMA update 3. Alojamento Local - obligatory registration of ongoing activity 4. Renewing prescriptions for chronic diseases in pharmacies 5. Nurses strikes 6. IUC on ol...

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News from afpop - Friday 17th of November 2023

News from afpop - Friday 3rd of November 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. AIMA 2. Living in the Algarve event 3. Doctors strike 4. Nurses strikes 5. COVID restrictions 6. World Tsunami Awareness Day 7. Flight connection Faro - Newark 8. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 3rd of November 2023

News from afpop - Friday 20th of October 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Wintertime 2. All Saints' Day 3. Living in the Algarve event 4. SNS Fraud 5. Doctors strike 6. COVID booster vaccines at pharmacies 7. Ryanair cancellations 8. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 20th of October 2023

News from afpop - Friday 29th of September 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. BLiP Expo in October 2. afpop office closed due to BLiP 3. Doctors strike 4. Network coverage 5. COVID booster vaccines at pharmacies 6. Tolls 7. Ryanair cancellations 8. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 29th of September 2023

News from afpop - Friday 15th of September 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. IVA essential food items 2. Doctors strike 3. Fraudulent messages - Segurança Social 4. New Airline Connection 5. Blevins Franks seminars 6. Living in the Algarve seminar 7. Satellite Offic...

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News from afpop - Friday 15th of September 2023

News from afpop - Friday 1st of September 2023

1. Doctors strike 2. COVID and flu vaccinations 3. Passport control at airports 4. New airline connections 5. Speed Radars 6. Tax on aluminium packaging 7. Blevins Franks seminars 8. Living in the Algarve seminar 9. Satellite Offi...

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News from afpop - Friday 1st of September 2023

News from afpop - Friday 18th of August 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Doctors strike 2. Fraudulent email from Finanças 3. PJ alerts for "Vishing" 4. Out of date medicines 5. Speed Radars 6. Social Security App - new feature 7. afpop/MEDAL Insurance go...

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News from afpop - Friday 18th of August 2023

News from afpop - Friday 4th of August 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. IMI - reminder 2. National Rail Pass 3. World Youth Day 4. Bus strikes 5. Give Priority to Life campaign 6. Speed cameras in August 7. Satellite Offices

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 News from afpop - Friday 4th of August 2023

News from afpop - Friday 21st of July 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Car insurance stamp 2. Water treatment centres (Algarve) 3. World Youth Day 4. Rural fire risk 5. CP (rail) strikes 6. afpop/MEDAL Insurance golf tournament 7. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 21st of July 2023

News from afpop - Friday 7th of July 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. National Rail Pass 2. WYD 3. CP (rail) strikes 4. afpop/MEDAL Insurance golf tournament 5. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 7th of July 2023

News from afpop - Friday 23rd of June 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Doctors strike 2. Pharmacists strike 3. CP (rail) strikes 4. Video surveillance in Porto 5. New Alentejo Hospital 6. Safe Summer 7. Badminton Silves 8. IRS tax return 9. afpop/MEDAL Insuranc...

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News from afpop - Friday 23rd of June 2023

News from afpop - Friday 9th of June 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Dia de Portugal 2. Zero pollution beaches 3. Plastic bags 4. New borns registration 5. Fuel Support 6. Doctors Strike 7. CP (rail) strikes 8. Civil Protection website 9. Free GIRA Bicicle pas...

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News from afpop - Friday 9th of June 2023

News from afpop - Friday 26th of May 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. afpop website issues 2. SEF airport strikes 3. CP (rail) strikes 4. Beira Alta Line 5. easyJet strikes 6. Transavia cancels flights this summer 7. ISV Tax motorhomes 8. Civil Protection website...

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News from afpop - Friday 26th of May 2023

News from afpop - Friday 12th of May 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. SEF airport strikes 2. IMI payment reminder 3. Fuel tax discount (ISP) continues in May 4. Metroline Porto approved 5. Decent Work Agenda 6. Banco Alimentar Contra a Fome 7. Bathing Season 8. D...

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News from afpop - Friday 12th of May 2023

News from afpop - Friday 28th of April 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. End of masks 2. Brexit final phase 3. New speed radars 4. Metro Lisbon interruptions 5. Traffic disruptions Lisbon 6. EDP fraudulent SMS 7. Chatabout webinars 8. Pollen 9. High fire risk and h...

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News from afpop - Friday 28th of April 2023

Ground clearance dates

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

News from afpop - Friday 14th of April 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. IVA Essential Food Items 2. End of Masks 3. Metro Lisbon Interruptions 4. Train Strikes Reminder 5. APMMA 6. Fraudulent SMS E-Redes 7. PSP Radars (speed cameras) 8. Satellite Offices

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News from afpop - Friday 14th of April 2023

News from afpop - Friday 31st of March 2023

Included in this Member Briefing: 1. Annual General Meeting 2. Train Strikes 3. TAP Strikes Called Off 4. easyJet Strikes Portugal 5. SEF Strike 6. IRS Deductions Reminder 7. Strike in Portuguese Consulates abroad 8. Fraudulen...

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News from afpop - Friday 31st of March 2023
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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 more than 8,500 existing Members and get up-to-date information and assistance from a dedicated, professional team.

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Many thanks indeed for this information and please forgive my belated response to your kindness and help. This was exactly what I needed! Warmest best wishes to you and all at afpop. Anna
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Many thanks for your advice re getting my residencia. I downloaded the forms, made the appointment, and went there this morning! Hopefully they will have the document ready for me to pick up tomorrow. Your help was invaluable and I am most grateful. Member Nº 8148
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Thank you for sorting this out for us it is a great relief to know we do not have to do anything further. Member Nº 12384
Thank you so much for sending these regulations they are exactly what I wanted, is there any possibility you have a portuguese version as well. If you have I would appreciate it if you could let me have one as well. Also the Directory is useful too. Member Nº 8312
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