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News from afpop - Friday 21st of January 2022 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity - measures 2. COVID Vaccination self-scheduling 3. Travel 4. New isolation rules 5. afpop Office visits

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News from afpop - Friday 21st of January 2022 - Update

News from afpop - Friday 14th of January 2022 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity - measures 2. EU Digital COVID Certificate - updating the booster vaccination 3. COVID Vaccination self-scheduling 4. Travel 5. afpop Office visits

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News from afpop - Friday 14th of January 2022 - Update

News from afpop - Friday 7th of January 2022 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity - new measures 2. Free Rapid Antigen tests in Portugal 3. Changes in the COVID isolation period 4. EU Digital COVID Certificate - updating the booster vaccination 5. COVID Vaccination sel...

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News from afpop - Friday 7th of January 2022 - Update

News from afpop - Thursday 23rd of December Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity amendments 2. COVID Vaccinations 3. Self-Tests 4. Sales 5. SEF documents 6. afpop Office visits

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News from afpop - Thursday 23rd of December Update

News from afpop - Wednesday 22nd of December update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity new restrictions 2. Travel 3. Free Rapid antigen tests in Portugal 4. COVID Vaccinations 5. afpop Office visits

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News from afpop - Wednesday 22nd of December update

News from afpop - Friday 17th of December 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity 2. Travel 3. Test and Trace UK 4. COVID Vaccinations 5. afpop Office visits

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News from afpop - Friday 17th of December 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday 10th of December 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity 2. Travel 3. Free Rapid Antigen tests 4. Visiting people admitted to hospitals/health care establishments 5. Vaccination for children between 5-11 years 6. Satellite Office in Almancil ...

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News from afpop - Friday 10th of December 2021 - Update

afpop Update Magazine December 2021

We would like to inform you that the December electronic edition of the UPDATE magazine is now available on the afpop website.

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afpop Update Magazine December 2021

News from afpop - Monday 6th of December 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. CHANGE - Travel to England - pre-departure test needed 2. Free Rapid Antigen test

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News from afpop - Monday 6th of December 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday 3rd of December update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity 2. Travel 3. EU Digital COVID Certificate - validity 4. Rules for Bars and Clubs 5. Booster vaccine 6. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Friday 3rd of December update

Update on rules for entering Portugal BY LAND

Update on rules for entering Portugal BY LAND

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Update on rules for entering Portugal BY LAND

News from afpop - Monday 29th of November 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity 2. Free Rapid Antigen Tests - list of pharmacies 3. Travelling to Portugal from Mozambique and southern African countries 4. Travelling to the UK 5. Travel requirements worldwide 6. afp...

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News from afpop - Monday 29th of November 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday 26th of November update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity 2. Free Rapid Antigen Tests - list of pharmacies 3. Booster vaccinations 4. COVID Test and Trace UK - self-isolation 5. Tolls for electric and hybrid cars 6. The Islands 7. afpop Office...

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News from afpop - Friday 26th of November update

News from afpop - Monday 22nd of November 2021

Included in this briefing: 1. COVID Alert Situation update 2. Madeira and Açores 3. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Monday 22nd of November 2021

News from afpop - Friday 19th of November 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. COVID Alert Situation update 2. Free Rapid Antigen Tests return 3. Booster vaccination - self-schedule online for over 65s 4. Travel restrictions 5. Parcels from non-EU countries (UK included) 6. COVID Te...

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News from afpop - Friday 19th of November 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday November 12th 2021 Update

Included in this briefing: 1. COVID Alert Situation continues 2. Travel restrictions 3. Parcels from non-EU countries (UK included) 4. COVID Test and Trace UK - self-isolation 5. Booster vaccination - self-schedule online for over 70s ...

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News from afpop - Friday November 12th 2021 Update

News from afpop - Friday November 5th 2021

Included in this briefing: 1. COVID Alert Situation continues 2. Travel restrictions 3. 90/180 day travel rule UK Citizens 4. Algarve Symphony Orchestra 5. Portuguese General Election 6. Change of SEF contacts 7. afpop Office appoint...

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News from afpop - Friday November 5th 2021

News from afpop - Friday October 29th 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. COVID Alert Situation continues 2. Travel restrictions 3. Booster vaccination - self-schedule online for over 80s 4. BLiP Expo on-line 5. Change of SEF contacts 6. Daylight saving Sunday and All Saints Da...

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News from afpop - Friday October 29th 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday October 22nd 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. Travel restrictions 2. Travelling to the USA 3. 2 day test for entry to UK 4. EU Digital certificate validity 5. Booster vaccination - 3rd dose 6. Change to SEF confirmed 7. BLiP Expo on-line 8. afpop O...

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News from afpop - Friday October 22nd 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday October 15th 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. No news - is good news? 2. Travel restrictions 3. UK NHS Digital certificate 4. BLiP Expo on-line 5. Area social events 6. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Friday October 15th 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday October 8th update

Included in this briefing: 1. Travel to Portugal 2. DGS updates on prophylactic isolation 3. Booster vaccination - 3rd dose 4. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Friday October 8th update

News from afpop - Friday October 1st 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. Situation of Alert from 1st of October 2. Masks 3. Travel to Portugal 4. The islands 5. Travelling to England 6. Free testing ended 7. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Friday October 1st 2021 - Update

News from afpop - Friday September 24th 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: - Situation of Alert from 1st of October; - Travel to Portugal; - The islands; - UK citizens Residency card/registration; - afpop Office appointments.

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News from afpop - Friday September 24th 2021 - Update

Residência cards/registration for UK citizens

We are happy to announce that SEF has finally offered further information about the new biometric residency cards for UK citizens and also further info for those who have applied for residency in 2021 under the Withdrawal Agreement.

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Residência cards/registration for UK citizens

News from afpop - Friday September 17th 2021 - Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Contingency continues 2. Travel to Portugal 3. The islands 4. UK citizens Residency card 5. afpop Office appointments

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News from afpop - Friday September 17th 2021 - Update
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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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