Portugal: Extension of Residence Permit Permissions  

Last Updated on February 26, 2023

Key Points 

  • Portugal's government will automatically extend residence permits expiring in 2023 until 31 December 2023, with a recommendation for foreign nationals to renew prior to the deadline 


The government of Portugal will automatically extend permissions for residence permits due to expire in 2023 until 31 December 2023. The government still recommends that foreign nationals seek to renew residence permits prior to the December 2023 expiration date. For further information on the extension and the process for renewing residence permits, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

Portugal's government will extend the validity of residence permits set to expire in 2023 until 31 December 2023. However, the government advises foreign nationals to renew their residence permits before the expiration date in December 2023. 

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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