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Census in Portugal

The Census in Portugal starts on 19th April. If you haven't been visited by the Census team from I.N.E., look in your post box and see if they have left you a notice. Participation in the Census is obligatory for RESIDENTS in Portugal.

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Census in Portugal

News from afpop - Thursday 1st April 2021 update

Included in this briefing: Office closed for Easter, Easter travel, Opening on the 5th, Masks in public. Portuguese census, UK issued driving licences The islands Covid across Portuga

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News from afpop - Thursday 1st April 2021 update

UK driving licences

Due to the ongoing problems at IMT regarding the exchange of driving licences, exacerbated by the fact that many IMT staff are having to work from home, there has been a further extension announced to the validity of UK driving licences in ...

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UK driving licences

News from afpop -" Friday 12th March 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. Ground clearance deadline 2. Portuguese driving licence extension 3. Other document extensions 4. Vehicle inspections 5. Senior living survey 6. Travel between municipalities 7. Non-residents remaining i...

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News from afpop -" Friday 12th March 2021 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

News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Included in this briefing: • Prime Minister's comments • General rules • What's changed from 15th March • Next phases • Covid map

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News from afpop - Friday 12th March 2021 update

Noise Problems

The issue of neighbourhood noise has been raised several times in the past and is something that causes problems among the inhabitants of a building or between neighbours, probably even more so over recent months as more people have been co...

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Noise Problems

News from afpop 26-02 - State of Emergency extended again

Included in this briefing: State of Emergency extended Travel reminder AGM 2021 Driving licence and Residência BLiP Exhibitor Spring offers Covid map

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News from afpop 26-02 - State of Emergency extended again

News from afpop - 12-02 - State of Emergency extended

Included in this briefing: • President and Prime Minister's comments • State of Emergency extended • Easter • Travel reminder • Vaccines Fact Sheet • AGM 2021

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News from afpop - 12-02 - State of Emergency extended

News from afpop - Friday 29th January 2021 update

Included in this briefing: 1. President of the Republic comments 2. State of Emergency extended 3. Additional restrictions 4. The islands 5. Covid states across Portugal

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News from afpop -  Friday 29th January 2021 update

'News from afpop' - Tuesday 26th January 2021 update

Included in this briefing: Restrictions reminder, Private healthcare, vaccine update, Vaccination programme, Registration at Centro de Saúde.Non-residents, The islands, Covid states across Portugal

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'News from afpop' - Tuesday 26th January 2021 update

News from afpop - Friday 22nd January 2021 update

Lastest news about additional restrictions,vaccine information, private health patients and more

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News from afpop - Friday 22nd January 2021 update

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

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
About us
About us

O que é a afpop?

Uma Associação que já ajudou mais de vinte mil associados nos seus 30 anos de existência e que continua a dar assistência a milhares de associados todos os dias. A nossa equipa de funcionários trabalha no sentido de encontrar respostas para as suas perguntas, para que [...]

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O que nossos membros dizem

Somos sócios desde que chegamos a Portugal, há cerca de 8 anos, e recomendamos sempre a afpop quando falamos com recém chegados. Temos razão para isso, vocês têm-nos ajudado de diversas maneiras ao longo dos anos. Membro Nº 5624
Muito obrigado pelo esclarecimento - é que ouvimos tantas histórias diferentes. Membro Nº 11241
A vossa organização é fantástica! É tão útil. Muito obrigado! Membro Nº 10808
Agradecemos a vossa paciencia e carinho ao fornecer a ajuda que precisavamos. Membro Nº 2501
Só para vos informar que uma semana depois de mencionar que vos tinhamos contactado, recebemos o nosso micro-ondas de volta completamente reparado! Membro Nº 11065
Muito útil - as contas seriam um problema - obrigado pelo aviso! Membro Nº 9694
O pacote de boas-vindas acabou de chegar, obrigado port e-lo enviado e também a informação de acesso ao vosso site. Muita informação útil em ambos! Membro Nº 11153
Mais uma vez muito obrigado pela rápida e muito clara resposta á minha pergunta sobre o seguro de saude. Vamos ter muita coisa para aprender nos próximos meses e é muito bom saber que há alguém conhecedor e disponivel a quem podemos recorrer se for necessério. Membro Nº 11062
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 Membro Nº 5490
You are so kind. This is exactly what I want, and thank you so much. Membro Nº 2501
Very many thanks. This is most helpful and I look forward to hearing once there is more information on prices. Membro Nº 11511
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