UK Driving licenses to be exchanged in Portugal.

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From 2021 driving licenses issued by the United Kingdom are considered third country licenses. Accordingly, Institute for Mobility and Transport (IMT) released new rules for UK driving licenses. The UK is treated in accordance with the legislation applicable to countries that conform to the International Road Traffic Conventions. This means that holders of UK licenses ….  Read More

Changes to the Portuguese Golden Visa!

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The Portuguese Government has published on the 12th of February the so waited new rules regarding the residence permit by investment (Decree-Law no. 14/2021 of 12th February), more commonly known as the Portuguese Golden Visa. These new rules will only enter into force on the 1st of January 2022. This is good news, as investors ….  Read More

CHANGES IN THE PORTUGUESE NATIONALITY LAW. GET YOUR PORTUGUESE CITIZENSHIP!

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On November 10, 2020, Organic Law No. 2/2020 was published, which introduces important changes to the Nationality Law (Law No. 37/81, of October 3). The changes introduced recently allows for children of foreigners born in Portugal, in which at least one of the parents legally resides here for at least one year, to become Portuguese ….  Read More

D7 VISA – LIVING IN PORTUGAL.

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It is not new to anyone that Portugal is considered one of the best destinations in Europe to live, either because of its warmer weather compared to other European countries, the possibilities of investment, better quality of life or its beautiful landscapes, Portugal has a relevant differential for those who want to relocate. If you ….  Read More

PORTUGAL’S GOLDEN VISA CHANGES – 2021

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Over the past year there has been much speculation on the proposed changes to the Portuguese Golden Visa (GV) program of which we have reported in our Blog. In February 2020 the State Budget Law for the year contained an authorization allowing the Government to amend the program. The authorization was finally used and the ….  Read More

Last Call for UK citizens relocating to Portugal under the EU Regime!

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UK citizens have until the 31 of December 2020 to relocate to Portugal under the current rules and establish residence in Portugal. UK nationals relocating to Portugal within the Brexit transition period will be granted: A Certificate of Residence valid for five years, keeping the freedom of movement within the Schengen Area; Eligibility to apply for ….  Read More

Portugal. Changes to the Golden Visa program.

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Changes to the Golden Visa program are likely to be implemented until the end of 2020 meaning that as of 2021 it will no longer be available for people investing in property in the areas of Greater Lisbon, Porto and coastal regions. Starting next year, property investment as a vehicle to obtain a Golden Visa ….  Read More

BREXIT. UK NATIONALS’ RESIDENCE IN PORTUGAL!

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VISIT US AT WWW.HORIZONCONSULTING.PT LIVING IN PORTUGAL Why live in Portugal? NHR PORTUGAL Portugal NHR Tax Regime – Best Tax Regime in Europe for individuals BACKGROUND: On January 31st, 2020, the UK has officially left the EU, being no longer a Member State. A transition period, as foreseen in the Withdrawal Agreement, was then agreed ….  Read More

Visas. Portuguese consulates open for business!

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Portugal welcomes you back! As you may know Portugal, like the rest of the world, has been fighting this pandemic with great resolve and in fact Portugal infection toll has been consistently dropping and the number of deaths per million is now less than 100, making Portugal a safe destination to travel to.   The ….  Read More

Why live in Portugal?

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In terms of climate, Portugal’s winters are mild and summers are hot and dry. The number of hours of sunshine per year reaches values as high as 3300 in the south of the country and 1600 in the north, some of the highest in Europe. The Portuguese are gracious and friendly, welcoming all visitors regardless ….  Read More