JOIN OUR FRIENDLY COMMUNITY
Learn from the experiences of other expats and make new friends in our disccussion forums and Facebook groups
READ OUR GUIDE TO MOVING ABROAD
The Expat Focus Guide to Moving Abroad contains everything you need to know when planning an international relocation available now, completely free
COMPARE QUOTES AND SAVE MONEY
Insurance, FX and international movers
LISTEN TO THE EXPAT FOCUS PODCAST
The Expat Focus podcast features interviews with expats living abroad and service providers meeting their needs subscribe today!
EXPERT FINANCIAL ADVICE & SERVICES
From our tax, investment and FX partners
Portugal > Financial

Portugal

How To Open A Bank Account In Portugal

Monday July 06, 2020 (11:16:21)

Portugal’s banking system has one of the most advanced interbank networks in the world, called Multibanco. There are over 150 banks in Portugal, from private national retail banks to public and cooperative banks, international banks, and modern mobile banks. The majority of banks in Portugal belong to the Portuguese Banking Association. The central bank in Portugal is the Banco de Portugal, which also serves as the regulatory authority for Portuguese banks.   more ...

Portugal > Property

Portugal

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Portugal

Tuesday May 12, 2020 (17:10:14)

Portugal is a small southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula. It receives over one million visitors a year, with the beaches of the Portuguese Riviera and Algarve being particularly popular tourist destinations. The pastel hued buildings of Lisbon continue to attract crowds, and expats in particular choose to reside there.   more ...

Portugal > Moving

Portugal

How To Apply For A Visa In Portugal

Tuesday March 17, 2020 (16:45:33)

Portugal, a popular destination among both expats and tourists, can offer a number of opportunities to those seeking employment, despite its recent economic downturn. Whether or not you will need a visa to go there will depend on a number of factors, such as your nationality and the motivation behind your trip. Read on to learn more about your options.   more ...

Portugal > Working

Portugal

How To Find A Job In Portugal

Monday February 03, 2020 (12:51:29)

Portugal remains a popular destination for both living and working among expats, and despite the country’s recent economic downturn, there are still opportunities here if you are seeking employment. Tourism and hospitality remain a major sector, but there is also work in call centres and in manufacturing. Your chances of finding employment will depend somewhat on whether you are seeking casual seasonal work or permanent full time employment. The ease with which you find a job will also depend on whether you are an EU/EEA citizen.   more ...

Portugal > Living

Portugal

Seeking Life in The Sun? Here Are The Best Places To Live In Portugal

Monday October 14, 2019 (12:44:11)

What’s not to love about Portugal? Whether you’re looking to emigrate to chase the sun, enjoy the beautiful beaches or just simply soak up a rich new culture, Portugal has it all.   more ...

Portugal > Health

Portugal

Complementary Therapies In Portugal And How To Access Them

Thursday September 26, 2019 (20:07:41)

If you are legally resident in Portugal, then the vast majority of your healthcare needs will be covered by the country’s public health service, although you might need to pay a nominal amount to make an appointment with a doctor or pick up a prescription.   more ...

Portugal > Health

Portugal

Dental And Opthalmic Care In Portugal: How To Find The Right Options For You

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:57:46)

The Portuguese health system has a two-tiered approach, with most residents being covered by the national health service. You will be eligible for public healthcare if you are legally resident in Portugal, although you might have to pay a token amount for prescriptions and appointments, unless you are exempt.   more ...

Portugal > Health

Portugal

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Portugal

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:50:09)

Moving abroad is a stressful time, even if you have chosen to move to a new location for a better overall quality of life. It is important to try to keep up good habits after you arrive, and to work out a health and fitness regime to keep you in top shape while you are living there.   more ...

Portugal > Health

Portugal

Maternity Care In Portugal: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:42:09)

Like many other EU countries, Portugal has a two-tier healthcare system. The state funds healthcare for the majority of residents, both expats and locals, with some small charges for basic appointments and prescriptions. There are also provisions in place for people who are unable to pay for their own care.   more ...

Portugal > Health

Portugal

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Portugal?

Thursday September 26, 2019 (19:34:34)

Portugal enjoys a good level of healthcare, both in the state-run public health system and in its private hospitals and clinics.   more ...



Copyright © 2019 Expat Focus. All Rights Reserved. Use of this website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use/Privacy Policy. Comments are property of their posters.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy