Moving to Portugal

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Visas in Portugal

There are many employment opportunities in Portugal. In fact, many people are influenced to move to Portugal for its employment. If you want to look for jobs in Portugal you must have a working visa.

Permanent visas are available for people looking to establish themselves permanently in Portugal for retirement, independent living, to establish a business or set up investments or to establish themselves as professionals in their field.

Learn more about Visas to Portugal on the official website.

Customs in Portugal

When moving overseas to any location, it is important to thoroughly understand the customs requirements.

When moving to Portugal you are allowed to bring a small quantity of alcohol and tobacco products, medication and small personal items. Restricted items include pets and food items. Prohibited items include meat, milk and protected species

Read about the details for customs in Portugal on the official website.


Portugal – A Hot Moving Destination

The land of Portugal offers vast opportunities at living, jobs, education, healthcare, recreational features and a lot more.

Portugal is a successful nation in almost every area. The economy is prolific and the number of residents and tourists is also increasing, with larger portions of the nation dedicated for holiday revelers and tourism.

For tourism, the weather is great! The differences between the northern and southern parts of the nation are great for all types of outdoor activities and sights to see.

Portugal coastline   Portugal apartment balcony   View Portugal

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Major Locations for Relocation to Portugal

Moving to Lisbon

Moving to Lisbon is the first choice among many immigrants who want to relocate overseas to Portugal. The city is one of the most alluring capitals of Europe with excellent housing and entertainment opportunities.

Moving to Coimbra

If you are relocating to Portugal for higher education, then Coimbra may be the best choice. The city is home to one of the oldest universities of the world. Apart from education, the beautiful medieval charm of its towns like Monsaraz, Obidos, and Marvao is mesmerizing.

Moving to Alentejo

This charming region of Portugal is characterized by the white medieval villages, cork trees, and stork nests. The best attractions include Almourol, Obidos, Leiria, Porto de Mos, and Santa Maria da Feira.

Beach in Portugal   Lisbon Street   Portugal symbol


Different Ways to Move to Portugal

When you are considering moving to Portugal or living in Portugal, you have many options. Because seaports play a major role in this nation with a large coastline, it is easy to travel by boat.

Portugal Airlines

Airlines also service much of Portugal. Porto, Faro and Lisbon are the most prominent airlines there, with the ports of Porto and Lisbon as the major international airports. Transportes A?reos Portugueses (TAP) provides both international and domestic services and it is regarded as the national airline of Portugal. Many scheduled and chartered planes are operated at Faro international airport. Another airport in the islands include Madeira intercontinental airport, located at Funchal, Madeira Island. Besides that, Porto Santo airport is located at Porto Santo Island and Ponta Delgada airport is located at Azores.

Portugal train services

The system of railways in Portugal is partially electrified and covers the total distance of 2,814 km. The tracks are broad so the shipments from Spain can be easily accommodated.

Subways are maintained in two metropolitan areas of Portugal, which are Porto Metro and Lisbon Metro. These metro lines include 35 kilometers of commercial lines that are connected by Alfa Pendular, which are the high-speed Pendolino trains.

The highways network in Portugal covers 68,732 kilometers. Altogether, there are 44 freeways and each freeway is around 2,000 kilometers long. You can take any of these freeways while moving to Portugal. Gateways offers shipping services through these transport network.

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