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Living in Portugal, from Ecuador

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Living in Portugal, from Austria

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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

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Portugal

Are you an expat working and living in Portugal? Or are you preparing to move soon to Lisbon, Faro or any other of the Portuguese international hotspots?

Expat life in Portugal has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the Algarve, learning how Portuguese people celebrate Saint Anthony of Lisbon Day, up to tasting Portugal’s favorite dishes such as cozido à Portuguesa.

We certainly do not limit ourselves to Portugal, though. Our guide includes many more expat hotspots, with advice ranging from living in Peru to living in Panama.

Portugal Expat Locations

Duna Beach - Lagos - Algarve

Duna Beach - Lagos - Algarve

Restaurants & Nightlife

Lusomundo Amoreiras

Lusomundo Amoreiras

Culture & Sights

Livraria Lello & Irmão

Livraria Lello & Irmão

Culture & Sights

Clube da Gula

Clube da Gula

Restaurants & Nightlife

Aromi

Aromi

Restaurants & Nightlife

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

International Schools & Education

Altis Grande Hotel

Altis Grande Hotel

Restaurants & Nightlife

Espaco Porto Cruz

Espaco Porto Cruz

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Portugal – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Portugal requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Portuguese expat life. Living abroad in Portugal raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Portugal?ʺ, ʺWhat do I need for a Portuguese registration certificate?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Lisbon should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Portuguese municipality in Porto?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Portugal is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Portugal aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Portugal. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from travel and accommodation, to education & children or sports and leisure, up to local infrastructure. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺAm I allowed to import all my personal belongings duty-free?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Portugal. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Switzerland to living in South Korea.

Tips on living and working in Portugal –
From colleges and universities to chambers of foreign trade

Moreover, our expat directory for Portugal includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. colleges and universities or chambers of foreign trade. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Portugal with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Olá from our expats living and working in Portugal.

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