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Forum: Portugal
May 20th 2022, 12:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By PJC61

Re: D7 application

Re the insurance, we used axa. I took the insurance out for four months which took us to when our visa ran out.
I worked on the assumption at the end of four months we would have residency and in...
Forum: Portugal
May 9th 2022, 1:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By PJC61

Re: Security Delays at Faro Airport?

We have had family and friends coming and going over the last three weeks and they had no problems.
My son flew home yesterday and said he breezed through.
My neice and her friend have just...
Forum: Portugal
May 2nd 2022, 12:46 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,649
Posted By PJC61

Re: VFS D7 Visa Application Process

Cheers for confirming, that is so much easier. Makes you wonder why VFS in Manchester cannot adopt the same policy?
Forum: Portugal
May 2nd 2022, 12:04 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,649
Posted By PJC61

Re: VFS D7 Visa Application Process

Just curious charleyfarley, if VFS in London take your passport and you are not sent to the Portuguese consulate, who checks all the other documentation such as proof of somewhere to live, NIF, bank...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 8th 2022, 2:21 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,009
Posted By PJC61

Re: Good news re flying to PT

Updated on gov.uk now
Forum: Portugal
Feb 6th 2022, 7:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By PJC61

Re: D7 question

Yes, that is correct
Forum: Portugal
Feb 5th 2022, 10:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By PJC61

Re: D7 question

Hi Andysan,
We have taken early retirement so cannot help with your work questions.

We bought the Axa "certificate for consulate, low cost travel insurance" policy after following a link from...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 1st 2022, 2:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By PJC61

Re: D7 Visa Portugal

We moved to the Algarve last summer after Brexit and used the D7 visa option, finally obtaining residency in October. We have rented our house out in the UK and like yourself wouldn't start receiving...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 18th 2022, 11:11 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,649
Posted By PJC61

Re: VFS D7 Visa Application Process

The travel insurance requirement has increased from a minimum of four months to six otherwise the above is exactly the same as when I went through my application at the start of 2021, also from...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 13th 2022, 3:44 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,649
Posted By PJC61

Re: VFS D7 Visa Application Process

We bought Axa "certificate for consulate, low cost travel insurance" after following a link from the VFS website. I did 4 months cover from the date of our VFS appointment and this was never queried,...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 12th 2022, 4:06 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,649
Posted By PJC61

Re: VFS D7 Visa Application Process

I went through the whole process last year from Manchester finally arriving in Portugal at the beginning of July. As you say the first port of call is VFS in Manchester but once they have checked...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 22nd 2021, 12:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By PJC61

Re: Free covid tests in Tavira if you have utente number

We got our fit to fly lateral flow tests done in the Grand Plaza farmacia by the top of the escalator. We were asked if we had a utente number and when we said yes we were told it was free. We were...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 10th 2021, 12:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By PJC61

Re: S1 Form Question

Hi Alan,
Many thanks for your quick reply. You have confirmed my own thoughts on this and yes, it is probably to do with our health service user numbers, the application is going through now. I hate...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 10th 2021, 12:00 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By PJC61

S1 Form Question

Hello,
We came to Portugal at the start of July and obtained residency at the end of October. Due to the timing of our move with Brexit, we decided to use the services of a solicitor and they took...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 19th 2021, 12:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By PJC61

Re: New EDP charges for 2022

I'm with MEO energy.
Daily charge is euro 0.31 for 6.9 of power
euro 0.15 per kwH
Forum: Portugal
Oct 25th 2021, 12:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By PJC61

Re: Portugal house

I have just gone through the whole moving to Portugal experience post Brexit and actually found it easier than I first imagined.

All our planning was started in early 2020 but due to Covid, we...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 7th 2021, 3:29 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By PJC61

Re: IS a Neg Covid Test still required BY PORTUGAL when departing from FARO ?

The NHS one is fine. My son flew home earlier today following a trip here to visit us with just the NHS certs and passenger locator form without a problem.
Forum: Portugal
Oct 7th 2021, 2:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By PJC61

Re: IS a Neg Covid Test still required BY PORTUGAL when departing from FARO ?

You just need your double jab certs and your passenger locator form. You still have to do a day two test once back in the UK and you will need to have this already booked because the test reference...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 30th 2021, 12:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By PJC61

Re: if residency is denied ?

I started the process in late 2020 and have just got my residency, the whole process took 10 months.

Covid was obviously a major cause of delay and as I did not exactly start the process at he...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 23rd 2021, 2:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By PJC61

Re: Portugal, aquiring residency

Hi Willsue,

We used Vasco who I think are part of Axa. I followed a link from VFS Global and used this company as I knew the cover would be correct for my visa application, it is actually called a...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 23rd 2021, 12:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By PJC61

Re: Portugal, aquiring residency

I have just gone through the process and I was only required to have health insurance for 120 days.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 2nd 2021, 11:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By PJC61

Re: Anyone vouch for this company

I spoke too soon lol. Cheers for that info barlaventoexpert, looks like a re think then
Forum: Portugal
Jan 2nd 2021, 10:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By PJC61

Re: Anyone vouch for this company

That's correct, this was the address where we were to meet their rep between xmas and new year, we had 5 apartments to view but the latest travel restrictions put paid to that.
Forum: Portugal
Jan 2nd 2021, 10:21 am
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By PJC61

Re: Anyone vouch for this company

Thanks for the replies, so far there have been no horror stories so I think an initial 3 month rental will do no harm.
Cheers
Forum: Portugal
Jan 1st 2021, 1:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By PJC61

Anyone vouch for this company

Hello everyone, first time poster here but long time reader.

I am taking early retirement and will be spending the next 6 or 7 years in the Algarve however all my attempts at popping over to view...
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