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News from afpop - Friday 26th of June update

1. Overview, 2. The three states, 3. Fines, 4. Table of restrictions, 5. Fires

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News from afpop - Friday 26th of June update

News from afpop - Tuesday 23rd June update

Included in this briefing: 1. Odiáxere party, 2. Lisbon restrictions, 3. Masks and visors.

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News from afpop - Tuesday 23rd June update

'News from afpop" - Wednesday June 17th update

Included in this briefing: 1. Shopping centres, 2. Activity centres, 3. Lisbon, 4. Gymnasiums/Swimming pools (Saunas/Turkish baths, At risk groups), 5. ...

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'News from afpop" - Wednesday June 17th update

'News from afpop" - Tuesday June 9th update

Included in this briefing: 1. AGM, 2. Phase 3 extended, 3. Info Praia App, 4. Airports, 5. Public Holidays

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'News from afpop" - Tuesday June 9th update

News from afpop - Monday June 1st update

News from afpop - Monday June 1st. Included in this briefing: 1. Voluntary isolation, 2. Increased gathering size, 3. Auditoriums and sports halls, ...

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News from afpop - Monday June 1st update

Friday May 29th Update

News from afpop - Friday May 29th Update Included in this briefing: 1. afpop office re-opening/office maintenance, 2. Annual General meeting 3. Churches, ...

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Friday May 29th Update

Tuesday May 19th update

Included in this briefing: Beaches - the basics, The beach 'app", Restaurants....

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Tuesday May 19th update

Friday May 15th update

Included in this briefing: Government website, Phase 2 what is open, Restaurants.....

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Friday May 15th update

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

What to do if you lose your wallet with the documents

We know what to do if we lose our bank cards or find that they have been used fraudulently, but what about other documents? Passports and identity cards for example. Did you know that you can report those to the Bank of Portugal (BdP), or w...

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What to do if you lose your wallet with the documents

News from afpop - Friday 8th of May

Included in this briefing: 1. Phase 1, 2. Masks, 3 Appointments, 4. Phase 2, 5.Restaurants, 6. Beaches, 7. Fire Clearance, 8. Garden waste, 9. Documents, 10. Reminders

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News from afpop - Friday 8th of May

Used cars - did you know?

New or second-hand cars are, by law, entitled to a two-year warranty from the date of purchase. However, if you purchase a car in a private sale of course the seller in not obliged to give any guarantee. In that case it is highly advisable ...

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Used cars - did you know?

Receiving parcels from abroad

From time to time we may decide to purchase items via the internet for delivery to an address in Portugal, or we may have family members and friends who send us parcels with or without our knowledge. Sometimes these parcels arrive seemingly...

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Receiving parcels from abroad

State of Public Calamity measures 1st May 2020

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Public Calamity phases 2. Opening calendar 3. Masks and other information

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State of Public Calamity measures 1st May 2020

Wednesday April 29th news update

1. State of Emergency update, 2. Travel restrictions 1st May, 3. Shops, restaurants and kindergartens, 4. Masks, 5. Clean and Safe, 6. Land clearance reminder, 7. Garden waste, 8. IRS, IMI and IUC reminder, 9. Recyclable was...

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Wednesday April 29th news update

Covid-19 Friday 24th April Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Emergency update 2. Schools 3. Masks 4. Beaches 5. Dia de Liberdade 6. Land clearance reminder 7. IRS, IMI and IUC reminder 8. Recyclable waste reminder

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Covid-19 Friday 24th April Update

State of Emergency April 17th update

News from afpop - April 17th update

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State of Emergency April 17th update

April 8th Easter update

News from afpop 8th of April 2020

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April 8th Easter update

State of Emergency update 3rd of April

State of Emergency and Easter Restrictions

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State of Emergency update 3rd of April

Covid-19 Update 2nd of April 2020

News from afpop 2nd of April 2020 - latest update regarding Covid-19

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Covid-19 Update 2nd of April 2020

Covid19 summary 27th March 2020

News from afpop - 27th March 2020

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Covid19 summary 27th March 2020

How long to keep an invoice

Whether for guarantees, claims or proof of payment, invoices can have different purposes and it"s important to know how to manage them.

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How long to keep an invoice

What does Mitigation phase mean? 26th of March 2020

You will no doubt be hearing about the 3rd phase, or mitigation phase, but what does that mean? Basically it is an acknowledgement from the health authorities that the virus is now no longer being transported INTO Portugal, but is here and ...

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What does Mitigation phase mean? 26th of March 2020

State of Emergency 20th of March 2020

This article was update 20-03-2020 12:10

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State of Emergency 20th of March 2020

PT Government advice regarding COVID-19 13/03/2020

As you may now know the Portuguese government, national and local, are taking steps to address the spread of Corona virus. Some of the measures have been ordered by the government and some are being advised by them and your local councils. ...

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PT Government advice regarding COVID-19 13/03/2020
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What is afpop?

Specialises in providing a comprehensive range of information services and support to foreign residents and visitors to Portugal. We can assist in keeping you up-to-date with new and existing legislation, along with social events for all of our members.

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That is invaluable information and thank you for the efforts you have put in on this subject. Alexander
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
Thank you very much for your information of Wills in Portugal. It is of great help. Member Nº 12573
I feel reassured that the information is both correct and impartial. That's our membership fee for the year saved in one go!!! Member Nº 13013
What an amazing and professional service you give. I will be in touch with the Pensions office in England and will follow your instructions. Should I need your assistance again I will be in touch. Member Nº 2148
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
Thank you so much for the list of tax advisors! You have been a big help to us, and we appreciate your excellent customer service! Member Nº 12890
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
That is invaluable information and thank you for the efforts you have put in on this subject. Member Nº 10564
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 Member Nº 12654
You are so kind. This is exactly what I want, and thank you so much. Member Nº 2501
Very many thanks. This is most helpful and I look forward to hearing once there is more information on prices. Member Nº 11511
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