Portugal: in prison abroad

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


Portugal: prisoner pack

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 28 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated August 2018
  2. Attached updated Prisoners Pack for Portugal.
  3. Amended November 2017
  4. Update Portugal Prisoner Pack February 2015.
  5. Volunteer details updated
  6. First published.