A valuable guide for those retiring to Portugal

  • Guidance on getting your pension overseas
  • Residency & visa options explained
  • Healthcare in Portugal and how to claim it
  • Plus, much more essential information

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  • Guidance on getting your pension overseas
  • Residency & visa options explained
  • Healthcare in Portugal and how to claim it
  • Plus, much more essential information

What’s included in the guide?

  • Residency and visasVisa options and the 90-day rule explained
  • Manage your financesState or private pension, setting up a bank account and more
  • Claiming healthcareUnderstanding local and national healthcare requirements
  • Making the most of your new lifeMaking friends, discovering experiences and getting involved
  • Cost for buying a property in PortugalAdvice on buying or renting with reputable estate agent and solicitor
  • Currency exchangeThe importance of planning ahead in a volatile economy

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Everything you need to make your retirement a success

1. Find a property

Search on our property portal, read the latest news and see the hottest properties

2. Speak to the experts

Get your questions answered by our friendly UK-based property consultants and trusted experts

3. Get your finances in place

Avoid losing money on your property purchase

Visa & residency FAQs

How long do I need on my passport to travel to Portugal?

When entering Portugal and the Schengen Area, you must have a valid passport, issued within the previous 10 years and valid for at least three months after the date you intend to leave the EU. Head to our website for in-depth information or contact our team using the contact form above.

How much does it cost to apply for a visa?

The Schengen visa (short stay) fee is €80 for adults and €40 for children aged 6-12. The application is free for children under 12.

I want to retire to Portugal, which visa do you recommend?

If you intend to reside in Portugal, you may be best suited to a Residency visa for retirement purposes. You can find more information about the requirements on the government website, or in our Buying in Portugal guide.

Download our full guide to discover the answer to more common visa questions

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