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Forum: Portugal
Sep 15th 2020, 5:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 12,569
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Chave Móvel Digital

I don't think you can get a Digital Key online unless you are a Citizen. We got ours from a Citizens Shop.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 15th 2020, 5:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 12,569
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Chave Móvel Digital

I don't think you can get a Digital Key online unless you are a Citizen. We got ours from a Citizens Shop.
Forum: Portugal
May 11th 2020, 7:15 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By AliceCaroline

State healthcare costs.

I have seen on Facebook that a chap has been told by his Health Centres receptionist that he will have to pay 35€ for a doctors appointment, instead of the 4.50€ he was expecting.

He is registered...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 19th 2019, 11:36 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: What did you pay for private treatment? What about insurance?

According to the Gov. UK website you're covered either way....

"Healthcare after Brexit.
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal and you are registered for healthcare based on your residency, your...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 19th 2019, 11:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: urgent help required with address change on government website

Why the urgency? As I understand it the deadline for NHR is the March after you become resident.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 31st 2019, 4:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portuguese EHIC....How?

Well we managed to get them as early retirees without SS numbers.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 30th 2019, 3:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portuguese EHIC....How?

This is the info you need Diddion...If you live in EuropeYou'll be entitled to a UK-issued EHIC if you live in another EU country, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland and 1 of the following...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 30th 2019, 3:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portuguese EHIC....How?

I left that bit blank Diddion, but if you have an S1 form you shouldn't be applying this way.

You will have to get your EHIC from the UK. It could be a long time yet, if ever, before the UK...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 30th 2019, 2:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portuguese EHIC....How?

If the rules change and you do need to get an EHIC card issued by Portugal here's some info...

Here the EHIC is called a Cartão Europeu de Seguro de Doença (CESD).

This is a link to the Social...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 30th 2019, 1:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portuguese EHIC....How?

Yep, if you have an S1 form the UK will issue your EHIC.

Post Brexit, if the S1 form is no longer valid, then you can then try and get a Portuguese issued EHIC.

I've read conflicting...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 28th 2019, 9:38 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Best Portuguese Bank Account ?

I had the same problem in reverse for a while. My TSB online banking wouldn't accept my Portuguese phone number, finally got it all sorted though.

Once you move to Portugal Spiggle you'll no doubt...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 27th 2019, 10:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Driving licence

Before you become a resident you are just a tourist, so I think the clock starts ticking for everything once you are officially a resident. According to the IMT website you need proof of residency to...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 27th 2019, 10:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Which UK bank account is best to keep open?

I don't see why you felt that you needed to do this. From what I hear most UK banks are happy for you to move abroad and keep your account open.

My husband is with Nationwide & I'm with TSB, both...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 25th 2019, 5:34 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Best Portuguese Bank Account ?

..and there are ways around some of the bank fees. We paid no monthly fee in the first year as we had a certain amount of savings, now we pay half the usual monthly fee as we pay monthly into a...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 24th 2019, 3:56 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Best Portuguese Bank Account ?

We are with Millennium. Their online banking site has an english language version.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 24th 2019, 3:54 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,322
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Premier FX Collapse

We have a Millennium bank account and, unusually for a bank, they give a very good exchange rate.

They have a system where you transfer from your UK bank account into an account they have in the...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 19th 2019, 4:37 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,299
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Establishing NHR in Portugal leaving UK advise

The other country they will be talking about is Finland. I think they altered their double tax treaty so that their pensioners didn't benefit from the Portuguese NHR.

I don't think the UK would...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 12th 2019, 5:11 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Portal finanças 2 questions

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I think that you can go into any Finanças office.
It's the one place where I've encountered a lot of staff that don't speak English, not that I think they should of course, so it might be...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 7th 2019, 1:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Anything else?

You could go straight for the exchange and get a Portuguese driving license.
We did this as we didn't see a downside for us.
You will need to exchange it at some point & if you lose your UK license...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 29th 2019, 4:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: NHR access to state healthcare and schooling

When they respond? Surely you mean IF they respond. ;)
Forum: Portugal
Sep 16th 2019, 6:44 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,818
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Dog's on Chains :- Heads Up

If I remember correctly you are in my area GeniB.
A friend of mine has, in her own time, rounded up 27 stray dogs from the Luz Reserva area. There was quite a large pack of strays there when she...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 14th 2019, 6:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CHARGES FOR EARLY RETIREES

For a Portuguese EHIC (Cartão Europeu de Seguro de Doença) you need to go to a Social Security office. We are also early retirees with no SS number but managed to get an EHIC card.

Within the...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 21st 2019, 8:59 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: residency / health

We got an Atestado de Residencia from our local Junta de Fraguesia before we went to the Camara to get our residency certificate. They didn't ask for it though, which we were pleased about as it had...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 7th 2019, 8:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Electricity contract

Be aware that they may want access to your property. They wanted to check our fuse box.

They also changed our meter for a Smart Meter. They are being rolled out across Portugal. It isn't "live"...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 6th 2019, 4:32 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By AliceCaroline

Re: Electricity contract

Our property lawyer set up our electricity contract. I've just looked back through my old emails, he's courtesy copied me into the one to EDP.

He sent them a copy of our property deed, the...
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