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  1. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Does anyone know an accountant or a tax advisor in Lisbon? I am an Italian citizen and I have been offered a remote contract work for a company within EU and I'll live in Lisbon so I need help understanding the tax system for NHR. Any link to a good accountant will be greately appreciated.
  2. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    We will be moving to Portugal from the U.S. in June. We will be staying for a week in Lisbon before moving into our apartment in Olhao in the Algarve. We want to buy a used car that is large enough to visit European countries comfortably but not so large that it's inconvenient for local travel...
  3. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi to all, I am a new member. My partner and I are moving to Lisbon in 2 weeks (we have an apt for 1st month) are have been searching imobiliaria sites plus portals lke CasaSapo/ERA/Imovirtual for a T2-3 long-term rental €900-1500 in central Lisbon (or possibly Cascais). Although it feels more...
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi Everyone! Hope you are all having a great day :) I moved to Lisbon in September (Portuguese/Canadian Citizen) with my Brazilian Husband. We applied for Family Reunification at SEF Lisboa and were given a 3 month wait. My face dropped when the SEF worker told us this (lol) and she told us...
  5. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi all, I will be working in Lisbon, Portugal for 1 year and my employer is helping me apply for a residency permit. Does anyone know how long this will typically take? It has already been a few months since the process started in June 2015. I know a lot of people may be taking holiday at this...
  6. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi all, I am a new member of the ExpatForum from the United States, very happy to be here! In June of this year I will be relocating from the US to Lisbon, Portugal for work. This is my first time living abroad for an extended period of time, so as you would imagine I have a lot of...
  7. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Next 'look-See' trip planned for early September, starting off at Lisbon and driving around the 'middle bit'! Can anyone recommend a reputable(ish) car rental outfit from Lisbon Airport (or possibly downtown) for a weeks hire? I have been looking at reviews on various sites and there are some...
  8. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi all, Anybody have any advice on where to buy a leather jacket in Lisbon? For an adult woman, not super thin (not plus sized in America, but may be by Portuguese standards!) Just a classic, good quality but not extreme high end. We'll be staying near the Baixa metro. Thanks for any advice!
  9. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi everyone! I have a few questions about apartment hunting in Lisbon. In Germany, it is very, very common to see an apartment with 50 other people in popular areas of a city. It is nearly impossible to be chosen for a flat with competition like that. I tend to see several apartments in...
  10. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hello, I am planning to go to live in Lisbon for a few years with my wife and 2 six-year-old twin kids. The proposed salary is about 2,700 euros net (after tax deduction). I have read that Lisbon is about the same price than a large provincial town in France (I mean, not Paris). The salary...
  11. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Somebody told me that she she's pretty sure that she saw hi-rises with studios for rent in them in Lisbon. Weekly, monthly and longer rentals. Anybody have any info on that? Thanks, Michael
  12. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Lisbon becomes cheaper? Have you noticed this? Lisbon becomes cheaper - The Portugal News And I saw this - Portugal, Lisbon - cost of living How do you feel about that? I'm expecting to move to Lisbon at the end of August. Thanks, Michael
  13. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi, I've been checking the Spanish board and pretty much narrowed my preferred place to maybe move to, and it's Vigo. But I speak Brazilian Portuguese so why not check out Portugal? My net pension is close to €1400 a month; not big bucks but hopefully enough? I'm single/divorced and don't...
  14. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi all, I am (28 years old woman, currently projectmanager/producer in Holland, university degree) offered a Job as Senior Producer TV at a Production Company in the Lisbon Area. To give you a bit of an idea: I will be responsible for brands’ communication across Europe so the job will involve...
  15. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi All, I was thinking of travelling from Lisbon airport to Lourinha using the bus/coach. So just wondering if any of your kind folks had experience of doing the same or similar journey. In particular I would appreciate info on: - getting from the airport to the coach station (taxi or bus)? -...
  16. Articles: Europe
    Lisbon, or Lisboa in Portuguese, is the capital and the largest city of Portugal.  It is located at an Atlantic coastline in the western portion of Portugal where the River Tajo widens as it goes into the Atlantic Ocean.  Lisbon occupies a land area of 84.8 km², making it the smallest capital in...
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