Who we are
afpop is the largest Association for foreign residents in Portugal, which since 1987 has specialised in providing a comprehensive range of information services and support to foreign residents and property owners in Portugal. Our dedicated staff is on hand to assist in keeping you up-to-date with new and existing legislation, whilst at the same time negotiating Discounts and preferred services for Members, helping to save money and give peace of mind. Our team of Area Event Organisers also arrange social events for our Members to enjoy.
- Our information services include a range of over 75 regularly updated Information Bulletins, a Members’ Magazine 6 times a year.
- Our website includes a Members’ Area, giving our Members access to our information services at any time of the day and any day of the week.
- A network of Area Event Organisers (AEO) throughout Portugal.
- Problem solving assistance from afpop’s staff in person at the office in Portimão, or by email and telephone.
- Access to professional advisory services in English, German and other European languages, as well as Portuguese.
- Discounts and other special conditions from over 400 companies and service providers throughout Portugal.
- Seminars, Exhibitions and Social Activities.
- Afpop seeks to promote good relationships with the Portuguese authorities and people.
- Membership is open to anyone, of any nationality, who is over the age of 18.