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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Portugal

  • Join our community and get to know members of Portugal’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Portuguese expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Lisbon, Faro and many other regions

Welcome to the InterNations Expats Forum for Portugal!

Olá, and a warm welcome to the InterNations Portugal expats forum! As a current or soon-to-be expat in Lisbon, or any other of the Portuguese expat hotspots like Porto, you will doubtlessly have numerous questions about expat life. Become a member of our InterNations community in Portugal and find reliable tips on the successive stages of the relocation process. No matter if you’re enquiring about visa or immigration documents at the Portuguese embassy, looking for expat housing in Faro, or would like to see the Portuguese attractions, like the westernmost point of mainland Europe – who knows more about such things than other expats? Our expat forums for Portugal can connect you with local expat circles.

Latest Posts in Portugal Expat Forum

 Portugal Expat Q&A

Perks and downsides living as an expat in Lisbon

Hey everyone, I am completing a university project on expats living in Lisbon. It would be AMAZING ...

Shipping my car to Portugal

Hi Everyone, Im interested in shipping my car from America to Portugal. Has anyone ever done that...

Re: New to town with a toddler

Olá Kristy! Welcome to Portugal and to Cascais! I live in Cascais for about 10 years now and ...

 Portugal Town Talk

Visiting in November

Hello InterNations folks! I'll be in lisbon November 8-13 and would love to grab a drink or have di...

Futon mattress - where to buy in Lx area

Hello everybody! Where is it possible to get a recommendation on futon mattress and bed? Where ...

Re: International Centre for the Portuguese Language

Hi, Nancy. Sure. Do you have a group of friends or co-workers interested in learning? Our teache...

 Portugal Expat Housing

T2 apartment for rent near Amoreiras (Rato)

Very nice 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment, in a pleasant condominium, 24h security, central heating, wit...

Re: 4 bedroom villa cascais/estoril area

Bom dia Ronan, If you are still looking for a place to rent, near Cascais/Estoril, please contac...

Re: Looking for long term rental, villa or townhouse

Bom dia Maaike, Please contact me for more detail 00351 919498254 luciliamanuela@gmail.com Th...

 Portugal Expat Jobs

Re: 2 p/t roles in Arts available at British Council

Hello Anne, I looked it up but on the original site there's nothing about these openings. Is it ...

Re: US citizen in Portugal how to apply for workers

Hi Ana, Thanks! I think I figured out the process. Best, Shayla

Finantial Assistant (m/f) - Junior

Are you looking for a new challenge? Convince us of your skills and join our team! Develop yours...

 Portugal Expat Marketplace


Hi Ariane, I´m a Business English teacher. Let me know if I can help.

Re: 2 bikes for sale!

Hi Malin. I may be interested in the woman's bike. Can you please send me some photos when you can....


Portuguese as a foreign language Individual: 11€+TAX/hour Groups: 8€+TAX/hour/person. PROMO...

Members assist Members in the Portugal Expat Forums

Our trust-based community was developed to help expatriates in Portugal swap suggestions and advice on all expat-relevant enquiries, e.g., ʺWhat do I need for a Portuguese registration certificate?ʺ or ʺAm I allowed to import all my personal belongings duty-free?ʺ. In a community that’s all about expat living in Portugal, from cozido à Portuguesa to Saint Anthony of Lisbon Day, the participants of the expat forum Portugal can find fellow expats and internationally minded locals to receive trustworthy and up-to-date responses. On the InterNations Expat Forum for Portugal, there will always be another expat member to make life abroad easier.

From immigration requirements to custom authorities: The Expat Forum Portugal leaves no Question unanswered

If you require even more information on expat topics like travel and accommodation in Lisbon or sports and leisure in Porto, you could also browse our Portugal Expat Guide, another useful resource in addition to the expat forums. Moreover, in our World Forum you can talk about international politics, challenges for expat spouses, third-culture kids and other general expat issues. However, for expat assistance on all local matters - from immigration requirements to custom authorities - just join the InterNations Portugal expat forums.

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