Residency in Portugal - what you need
Non-Portuguese who wish to be permanent residents in Portugal must, apply for a residence permit (residência) through an office of the Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras. There are two such offices in the Algarve located in Faro & Portimão.
Changes To British Passport Services In Portugal
Apr 14, 2013 Legislation
Since the UK passport issuing service in Lisbon has been closed, all British passport applications from both Portugal and Spain were being handled by the British consulate-general in Madrid, but from 15 April 2013, you should submit passport applications to the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) in the UK for processing.
Portugal roads go green in 2011!
Portuguese consumers should be able to buy an environmentally friendly electric powered car by 2011.
Energetic Performance Certificate (EPC)
From January 2009 EPCs will be required whenever a building is built, sold or rented out. If you are buying or selling a home you now need a certificate EPC by law.
New holiday letting law - Tourisitc licence
Since June 26, 2009 the new law which simplify the requirements to obtain the touristic licence has entered into force