Living in Portugal

Guidance on Brexit changes, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking 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 Brexit guidance, residency, healthcare and driving.

  4. Living in the EU: prepare for Brexit

    This page provides information about Brexit for British people who are living in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Area (EFTA) countries.

  5. Portugal travel advice

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

  6. Portugal: doctors

    List of English-speaking medical facilities and practitioners for British nationals in Portugal.

  7. Portugal: financial advisors and consultants

    List of English-speaking financial advisors and consultants for British nationals in Portugal.

  8. Portugal: importing your car

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

  9. Portugal: lawyers

    List of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Portugal.

  10. Portugal: translators

    List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Portugal.

  11. 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.

  12. 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

  13. 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