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Forum: Portugal
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Forum: Portugal
May 20th 2022, 8:36 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Using a solicitor to obtain residency permit

Or maybe not.

SEF makes defendants two lawyers, one physician and one former employee (https://www.sef.pt/en/pages/noticia-sef.aspx?nID=427)
Forum: Portugal
May 16th 2022, 3:01 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 2,847
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Driving licence exchange

It's easy enough exchanging your UK licence for a PT one, since Brexit and Covid it just takes longer than it used to. Pre B and C it used to only take 4 to 6 weeks.
Forum: Portugal
May 16th 2022, 12:31 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 2,847
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Driving licence exchange

You'll find a number of posts from people who say they have done it despite it being illegal to apply for a UK licence if you're not resident in the UK. They must be willing to risk the penalty of a...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 2:23 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

So you've moved the goalposts. You initially asked for people who have gone through the process, you've been given them so now you want to know if anyone has been fined. I can't be bothered to go...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 1:25 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

It doesn't matter what (or how many of) your friends do (or have done), the bottom line is the relevant laws (EU Directive 2004/38 and Spanish Royal Decree 557/2011) make it abundantly clear what the...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 12:09 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

When the UK was still in the EU a number of my friends from the UK did it when overwintering in either Spain or Portugal. They would tell me the only difficult part was sometimes trying to get the...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 11:40 am
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

Registering in the host state as required is not applying for full residency.
Both the registration certificate issued to EU citizens, and the card issued to their tag-along non EU Spouse, who want...
Forum: Portugal
May 15th 2022, 10:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: LONG TERM PARKING AT FARO ?

A lot would depend on how long the car spends in Portugal each year. If it's more than 6 months in any 12 month period ISV would be due, and a fine which can be up to six times the ISV value. That...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 9:41 am
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

EU citizens and their spouse do have greater freedoms but even those freedoms are subject to compliance with Articles 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of EU Directive 2004/38, and most member states exercise their...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 5:40 am
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

I think you've misinterpreted my post although I can see how that could occur, In hindsight I should have written "failing to declare your entry in accordance with the link I posted on post 9...
Forum: Spain
May 14th 2022, 11:20 am
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

The Spanish immigration law (Royal Decree 557/2011) puts the onus on you, as a third country citizen, to declare your entry into Spain. It doesn't matter whether you overstay 90 days or not, failing...
Forum: Spain
May 13th 2022, 2:34 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 2,132
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK expat living in Germany how many days can I stay in Spain

Internal borders of the Schengen zone have always existed for third country citizens.

Declaration of entry requirement for third country citizens crossing an internal Schengen border...
Forum: Portugal
May 11th 2022, 11:15 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,601
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: No IMI

Probably to avoid the fine that can be applied for failing to notify Finanças within 60 days of a change of address.
Forum: Portugal
Apr 26th 2022, 5:40 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,601
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: No IMI

Will they still post bills to UK addresses now that UK residents need to appoint a fiscal representative in Portugal?
Forum: Portugal
Apr 23rd 2022, 6:08 am
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: France Trip

As a PT driving licence is an EU driving licence you don't need an IDP to use it in any EU member state.
Forum: Portugal
Apr 18th 2022, 6:28 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,794
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Non resident buying small cheap plot to park camper on for holidays?

Fair point.
However you will find the same criteria regarding the temporary import of road vehicles contained within the current three United Nations Treaties on Road Traffic (1926, 1949 and 1968),...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 10th 2022, 12:20 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 2,794
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Non resident buying small cheap plot to park camper on for holidays?

Would it be legal though? What about EU Directive 83/182?

1.1 Member States shall, under the conditions laid down below, exempt temporary imports from another Member State of motor-driven road...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 19th 2022, 12:58 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

It's all in the Código do Imposto Sobre Veículos (Lei 22A/2007), which also states it is illegal to dispose of or lend a vehicle which has been brought into Portugal under the temporary admission...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 18th 2022, 3:46 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

That would be an incorrect guess. The 6 month limit applies to the vehicle no matter who owns it.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 7th 2022, 7:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK Driving License Expired

That's good news for the OP, well spotted Red.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 7th 2022, 3:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: UK Driving License Expired

Ummm, not sure.
When the Treaty was signed Hong Kong was a British Colony, it ceased to be one in 1997 so no longer falls under the UK 'umbrella'.
As a HK licence is valid for 10 years logic would...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 24th 2022, 11:57 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: New biometric Cards - Trial process underway

Article 18 of the Withdrawal Agreement.
(g) the document evidencing the status shall be issued free of charge or for a charge not exceeding that imposed on citizens or nationals of the host State...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 14th 2022, 8:35 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: IRS - NHR - Allowances

I've seen this exemption mentioned a lot however I was advised that it only applies to income and pensions paid by Portuguese entities.
The exemptions to filing a return are in Article 58 of the...
Forum: France
Feb 10th 2022, 2:32 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bomber Harris

Re: French car

Yes it would be illegal, whether you would be discovered (if you did it) is anyone's guess.
Anyone stopped driving a foreign registered car in the UK would have to prove they've started the import...
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