Portugal: Simplified Measures for Renewing Immigration Documents

January 19, 2023 Jessie Butchley

Key Points 

  • Portugal simplified procedures for renewing residence permits, residence cards, short stay visas or temporary stay visas due to expire between 1 January 2023 and 31 March 2023 

Overview  

The government of Portugal introduced simplified procedures for renewing residence permits, residence cards, short stay visas or temporary stay visas due to expire between 1 January 2023 and 31 March 2023. As a result, eligible individuals will be permitted to file for renewals online through an automated process. For additional information on the online renewal process, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Portugal introduced online renewal options for foreign nationals holding certain stay permissions due to expire between 1 January 2023 and 31 March 2023. According to the government, these measures were introduced in an effort to reduce wait times for pending applications.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Portugal’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

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Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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