Portugal: in prison abroad

Information on the Portuguese legal and prison systems for British prisoners, their family and friends.


Portugal: prisoner pack

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Portugal: key phrases for prisoners abroad

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Explains how to:

  • arrange visits
  • send money to a prisoner
  • apply for a transfer to a UK prison

See also help if you’re arrested abroad.

Published 15 March 2013
Last updated 17 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updates on Prisoner information pack in Portugal: Consular staff name and amended volunteer visitors section.

  2. Updated August 2018

  3. Attached updated Prisoners Pack for Portugal.

  4. Amended November 2017

  5. Update Portugal Prisoner Pack February 2015.

  6. Volunteer details updated

  7. First published.