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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

News from afpop - Residence Card UK Nationals

Residence Card UK Nationals

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News from afpop - Residence Card UK Nationals

Cleaning chimneys

As summer comes to a close each year, we are often asked if we have a chimneysweep in the Advantage Directory and we are pleased to tell Members that we now do have a sweep, Neill Bailey, offering services to Members. We asked Neill if he h...

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Cleaning chimneys

33rd Annual General Meeting Notice

33rd Annual General Meeting of afpop

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33rd Annual General Meeting Notice

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 18th December update

Included in this briefing: 1.18th to 23rd December; 2. 24th to 26th December; 3. 27th to 31st December; 4. 31st December to 4th January; 5.Rubbish collection; 6. UK citizens; 7. Map of risk areas; 8. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Friday 18th December update

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

Prevention of burglary in the home

Earlier this year officers of the GNR visited home owners across the region, and afpop Members may have been visited as part of the operation, to talk about their home security and offer advice on how to avoid being victims of burglary, but...

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Prevention of burglary in the home

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?

Alcoholic gel in cars

Members who receive the 'News from afpop" mailings will know that one of the measures that the government have constantly advised in the fight against Covid-19 is the use of hand gels and many if not all Members will no doubt be followi...

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Alcoholic gel in cars

Be vigilant when using credit cards

It seems that this edition of UPDATE is focussed on credit and debit card issues, but we have heard of a possible scam that Members should be aware of when using their debit/credit cards in stores. The good news is it is very easy to avoid ...

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Be vigilant when using credit cards

Damage to unattended vehicles

Recently a Member returned to their car which was parked in a carpark, to find that someone had reversed into it, in fact still was reversing into as she entered the carpark. Fortunately she witnessed the damage and was able to take details...

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Damage to unattended vehicles

News from afpop - Wednesday December 9th Update

Included in this briefing: 1. 9th to 23rd December (and restrictions reminder); 2. 24th to 26th December; 3. 27th to 31st December; 4. 31st December to 4th January; 5. Non-compliance/fines; 6.Travel to the airport; 7. Changes to Highway Cod...

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News from afpop - Wednesday December 9th Update

News from afpop - Monday November 23rd Update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Emergency dates, 2. New risk levels, 3. Restrictions reminder, 4. Movement between municipalities, 5. afpop office, 6. Map of risk areas, 7. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Monday November 23rd Update

News from afpop - Friday 13th of November update

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Emergency, 2. Exceptions, 3. Map of affected areas, 4. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Friday 13th of November update

News from afpop - Monday November 9th Update

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

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News from afpop - Monday November 9th Update

News from afpop - Tuesday November 3rd update

Included in this briefing: 1. New Lockdown rules, 2. Map of affected areas, 3. Rest of mainland Portugal, 4. Madeira, 5. Possible future State of Emergency, 6. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Tuesday November 3rd update

News from afpop - Tuesday October 27th update

Included in this briefing: 1. Masks in public, 2.Circulation prohibited between municipalities, 3. Blood bank shortages, 4. BLiP Expo, 5. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Tuesday October 27th update

News from afpop - Monday 26th October 2020

Included in this briefing: 1. Masks in public, 2. Fines, 3. Circulation prohibited between municipalities, 4. BLiP Expo, 5. Interactive Covid-19 map

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News from afpop - Monday 26th October 2020

News from afpop - Friday 23rd October 2020

Included in this briefing: 1. State of Calamity, 2. Circulation prohibited between municipalities, 3. National day of mourning, 4. Masks in public, 5. Document expiry dates, 6. Exchange/renewal of driving licences on-line, 7. UK citizens...

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News from afpop - Friday 23rd October 2020

News from afpop - Friday 11th of September 2020

Included in this briefing: 1. Contingency State - new regulations, 2. Travel to UK,3. Documents,4. SEF,5. October UPDATE Magazine, 6. Satellite Offices, 7. Area E...

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News from afpop - Friday 11th of September 2020

Identity Theft

Do you casually discard your letters and receipts? If you don't usually worry about issues like identity theft, it's time to pay more attention. Sadly identity theft is becoming ever more insidious as we are being forced to live more of our...

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Identity Theft
About Us
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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
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