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Forum: Portugal
Feb 1st 2023, 10:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Online shopping in Portugal

If you use facebook,sign up to their Marketplace section.
Never had any problems with buying online here. You just have to take a bit of time searching. Bought some fencing last year from a Co.in ...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 28th 2023, 9:32 am
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Land in portugal

You could take a look at these sites as an alternative solution........Relocate to rural PortugalIn 2020, Portugal launched a rural grant scheme called Empre Interior MAIS...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 24th 2023, 11:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Finally a new app schedule from SEF - BUT.....

Got mine in Santarem. 5 mins wait and over and done with in 10. Nice lady and speaks English. She was by the front door,I sat and she called my name when ready.Card delivered to tour gate in just...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2023, 11:02 am
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Getting set up in Portugal as a 90-day tourist

They do charge for a NIF. Got mine years ago and I think it was €10,so budget for over that.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 3rd 2023, 11:32 am
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Importing a Car

Surely though, as an Irish passport holder you shouldn't be using the gov.uk site but the Irish equivalent of that. You will be importing as an Irish citizen(EU) and not a UK citizen and maybe the...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 29th 2022, 10:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,127
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Castelo Branco

Have driven through Castelo Branco many times and to be honest it wasn't a place that particularly appealed except for the proximity of Spain and cheap (er) petrol! There are no larger towns...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 18th 2022, 11:07 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,566
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Canary Islands wants EU to waive Brexit rules

"It's arrogant to stick two fingers up to the EU, vote to become a third country and then complain when you are treated like a third country national".

I find it hard to believe that anyone...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 11th 2022, 10:29 am
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Biocard details wrong info

Yes..... back of card. NIF, UTENTE, NISS if applicable, address, date of interview, place of birth,authority(eg Lisboa) where issued. Then a bit of digital info at the bottom inc resident No.
Forum: Portugal
Dec 7th 2022, 11:25 am
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Biocard details wrong info

wellinever..residence card doesn't have passport no.
details on card:
DOB
EXPIRY DATE
NATIONALITY
ADDRESS
DATE OF APPOINTMENT FOR CARD
PLACE OF BIRTH
NIF/UTENTE NOS
RESIDENT NO
Forum: Portugal
Dec 4th 2022, 10:25 am
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

bons.... If you got the DUC number yesterday or today you can pay on Tues.That's 2 working days.Wed at the latest.
Forum: Portugal
Dec 3rd 2022, 4:17 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

Have you got a DUC ref number or not had a DUC at all? If you have DUC ref number ignore sef site and pay through your bank via "estados " section.I don't think I even went to SEF site to pay.Just...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 3rd 2022, 11:39 am
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

So are people saying they are still waiting for their DUC? I got mine 2 days after my appointment and could have paid 2 days later if not for the misleading slip of paper they give you.I paid 5 days...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 30th 2022, 9:43 am
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

I can't understand why people are having problems /worries about paying. I paid mine through my bank. Followed instructions about who to pay it to(estados) and a few days later went back to my sef...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 29th 2022, 10:57 am
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By toots sweet

Re: trouble with CTT (?)

Got my new Residency card via CTT yesterday. Came via van and was recorded delivery so all OK here.Was in the time frame I expected(Santarem district).
Forum: Portugal
Nov 28th 2022, 12:19 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 5,222
Posted By toots sweet

Re: New ID Card

Card delivered today straight to the gate by reg post. Didn't need to sign anything,just checked my name. It is a"Titulo de Residencia" Valid for 5 years from my appointment day.
Not too...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 21st 2022, 4:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By toots sweet

Re: delivery of goods

Ordered a new oven last Wednesday at 4.30 pm when I found it had finally given up the ghost. Ordered from L. Merlin. Delivered by CTT the next morning at 11.15am! Brilliant. Gotta love the...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 15th 2022, 2:02 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,072
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Decent Bank

To be honest I feel that I couldn't really recommend a bank in PT. Their little debits here and there for the slightest reason. (€5 here another €6 there for something else)Some I havn't a clue what...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 12th 2022, 11:46 am
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

Ah.. thanks BA .Little slip I was given said to wait 48 hours to generate the DUC (which I have) and to pay via bank or Multibanco. No mention that I had to wait 48 hours AFTER generating the DUC....
Forum: Portugal
Nov 12th 2022, 11:31 am
Replies: 161
Views: 7,897
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Brexit Biometric card payment difficulties

Just went onto SEF site and generated my DUC... no problem. Onto bank...filled in correctly double checked details and requested SMS code to validate payment.
This is where the problem starts.None...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 9th 2022, 10:52 am
Replies: 174
Views: 20,907
Posted By toots sweet

Re: New residence permits for Brits in Pt before 31/12/20

Off for my appointment in Santarem today ! All docs checked ! Not at SEF offices but at the Registos offices and thankfully know where it is as I have been before and know where to park nearby....
Forum: Portugal
Nov 5th 2022, 10:49 am
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Insurance with Medal

We use Tranquilidade for our general insurance.Have had no problems.Can renew online. Advise in good time when renewal is needed.The bill only goes up a matter of a few € each year and we have...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 3rd 2022, 5:27 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,623
Posted By toots sweet

Re: Language

I too don't find a problem qith the pronunciation of PT words. Though my OH does pick me up if i say a word that he 's not happy with ,i.e Santarem. My UK head just makes me want to say that last M...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 1st 2022, 5:02 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,622
Posted By toots sweet

Re: We shouldn't have to travel so far for the biometric card

"Meanwhile, we are eternally grateful that we only have to travel an hour or so to Santarem!!"

Snap!! Me too RA.Greetings from S.de M.....
Forum: Portugal
Oct 28th 2022, 11:14 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,222
Posted By toots sweet

Re: New ID Card

Sportpix .... perhaps try another browser? I always try this whenever I have trouble with websites.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 26th 2022, 5:05 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,622
Posted By toots sweet

Re: We shouldn't have to travel so far for the biometric card

It looks to me that if you live in an area with a lot of immigrants (eg Algarve) you may have to travel some distance to your appointment as the SEF facilities are perhaps not well staffed/equipped....
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