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

    A guide for British nationals living in Portugal, including information on healthcare, residency, finance, benefits and property issues.

  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 lawyers

    List of English speaking lawyers in Portugal

  7. Portugal – List of translators and interpreters

    List of translators and interpreters

  8. 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.

  9. 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