Living in Portugal

Includes how to access healthcare, get a document legalised, lists of lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  3. Living in Portugal

    Official information British people moving to and living in Portugal need to know, including residency, healthcare and driving.

  4. Portugal - List of medical facilities and practitioners

    List of English speaking medical facilities and practitioners in Portugal

  5. Portugal travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Portugal including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  6. Portugal – List of Financial Advisors & Fiscal Consultants

    List of English speaking Financial Advisors and Financial & Fiscal Consultants in Portugal

  7. Portugal – List of lawyers

    List of English speaking lawyers in Portugal

  8. Portugal – List of translators and interpreters

    List of translators and interpreters

  9. Portugal: importing your car

    The steps you must take to bring your motor vehicle into Portugal from another EU country.

  10. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  11. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  12. Voting when you’re abroad

    How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term