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Forum: Portugal
Jun 9th 2021, 5:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Changing Maltese Driving Licence to Portuguese

Thank you very much Bill and JOOls. It was a shock to me to learn that the exchange process could take many months. I wonder how people who need to drive manage. Thank you especially for the offer...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 8th 2021, 1:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Changing Maltese Driving Licence to Portuguese

Can someone give me an idea of how long the process of exchanging a driving license is likely to take? In my case the license being exchanged is a U.S. one. I submitted my application for the...
Forum: Portugal
May 5th 2021, 11:02 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,913
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Registering with health service

Thanks for the reminder. I gave them my old address. Which should be okay for the moment since mail sent to it will still reach me. However I will now make a note to change it.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 18th 2021, 6:12 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,913
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Registering with health service

Good news! I am now registered with the SNS.

On my first attempt I went to my local Health Centre in Foz. Today I went to the one in Matosinhos which had been my local one at the time I became a...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 17th 2021, 10:28 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,913
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Registering with health service

You asked me about an S1 before and I neglected to answer -- sorry. The health-centre people did not ask me for an S1 and, if my understanding is correct, I have no way of obtaining one. Googling...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 16th 2021, 1:47 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,913
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Registering with health service

Thank you all for these responses. Thank you especially, Rambling archer, for that link to "Healthcare for UK nationals living in Portugal". The relevant section of that document states in the most...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 15th 2021, 6:46 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,913
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Registering with health service

I was granted Portuguese residency in 2019 and am now trying to register at my local health centre in Porto. In the flowchart that was posted here (thanks Red Eric!) I believe I fit in the rightmost...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 26th 2019, 8:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: English speaking accountant recommendation

I am looking for an English-speaking accountant in Porto. Any recommendations here?
Forum: Portugal
Oct 24th 2017, 8:31 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 48,967
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Step by Step - Arrival in Portugal

Diddion, Please consider this scenario.

A U.S. taxpayer moves to Portugal and is accepted as an NHR and actually lives there for the entire tax year. Said person receives earned income sourced...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 22nd 2017, 6:22 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 48,967
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Step by Step - Arrival in Portugal

Thank you, Loafing Along, for your response to my enquiry at #123. Makes my situation very clear.

In posting #121, Diddion states that, while NHR is available to Americans, it does not avail them...
Forum: Portugal
Oct 8th 2017, 2:12 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 48,967
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Step by Step - Arrival in Portugal

I am engaged to marry a Portuguese woman, make frequent visits to her home in the Porto area (but never longer than 3 months at a time or more than 183 days in any year), and plan to move full-time...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 28th 2016, 8:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Entry requirements for visitors

I have done that myself before, traveling from St. Martin to Anguilla for example. Just never been to Barbados. So more confirmation that all should be well. Thanks!
Forum: Barbados
Jul 28th 2016, 9:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Entry requirements for visitors

Thank you very much BritInParis and Sunniebgi. I was probably worrying too much -- as I sometimes do. Unless we hear something to the contrary we will go ahead with our plans and be sure to have...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 27th 2016, 8:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Sri Pete

Entry requirements for visitors

I am a British expat resident in the US. My partner and I are contemplating a three-week visit to Barbados in September and have a concern about entry requirements. It is clear that neither of us...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 11th 2015, 6:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,047
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Housesitting

Thank you, Munsterfan. We did not know about the East Algarve magazine.
Nov 9th 2015, 3:37 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: English House sitting in America

I have no memory of how long my tourist visa was valid for or of whether or not I ever had an F-1 visa in my passport. This all started over 45 years ago. In retrospect, from what you say, it does...
Nov 9th 2015, 3:08 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: English House sitting in America

What I had was indeed a change of status as I entered with a tourist visa that I obtained at the consulate in Edinburgh. I always understood it and talked about it as a change of visa but maybe I...
Nov 9th 2015, 4:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: English House sitting in America

I got it from the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service, as it was then). No consulate was involved.
Nov 9th 2015, 4:02 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: English House sitting in America

> (i) You can't apply for a visa from within the US, ever.

I am probably being overly picky in mentioning this but I believe that, technically, this is untrue. I applied for and obtained a...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 9th 2015, 3:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,047
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Housesitting

Are you still looking? My partner and I might be able to do it. (Our home is in Porto.)
Forum: Portugal
Jul 29th 2012, 2:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,230
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: British foods in Northern Portugal?

Thank you all for these many suggestions.

peterfc, I have looked into getting things shipped from Britain before and decided, because of shipping costs and other matters, I would rather carry...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 16th 2012, 9:54 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,230
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: British foods in Northern Portugal?

Peter, Thank you for responding. I do appreciate the local food very much: the plentiful veggies, the cherries, plums and figs, the octopus, the morcella, and especially the sensational sheep...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 15th 2012, 8:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,230
Posted By Sri Pete

British foods in Northern Portugal?

I understand from The Portugal News and other sources that there are places in Southern Portugal where one can buy British foods but I have been unable to locate any such shops in the north. Does...
Jan 22nd 2006, 10:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sri Pete

Re: Any jobs for us techies in the islands? (Costa Rica, Jamaica, Virgin Is.., Cayme

I once considered moving to Grand Cayman and, while my doing so would not have depended on finding a job there, I did look into the possibilities. What I found, in a nutshell, is that IT jobs are...
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2004, 11:26 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sri Pete

In Charlottesville, Virginia where I shop, one...

In Charlottesville, Virginia where I shop, one can find pork pies made by a company called Piccadilly Fine Foods of Santa Clara, California. They are frozen though not fresh. Not being a fan of...
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