Relocate to Portugal with Ease: Your Comprehensive Guide to a Smooth Move​

Are you planning a relocation to Portugal? Our expert relocation management company is here to make your move as seamless and stress-free as possible.

We provide a range of services to support corporate HR departments and individuals, including surveying, moving, shipping, insurance, PRO services for document attestation, visa applications, customs clearance, and car importation.

Let us guide you through each step of your journey to ensure a smooth transition to your new life in Portugal.

Step-by-Step Guide to Moving to Portugal

Preparing to Move

Start by organizing your belongings, decluttering, and creating an inventory of items to be shipped. Our professional surveyors will assess your needs and provide an accurate quote for our services. We’ll help you save time and money by identifying the best moving solutions for your unique situation. Bear in mind, we have a complete home search service, to find you properties in Portugal and arrange viewings before you arrive.

Stress-free relocation to Portugal with our expert services

Applying for a Portuguese Visa

Research the visa types available for your situation (e.g., work, study, retirement) and review the requirements on the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Collect the necessary documents, complete the application form, and submit it to the nearest Portuguese consulate or embassy. Be prepared for potential delays and follow-ups

Our PRO services assist you with the visa application process by guiding you through the visa type selection, helping you gather the required documents, and ensuring your application is complete and accurate. We'll also monitor your application's progress and handle any follow-ups with the consulate or embassy.

Shipping Your Household Goods​

Obtaining quotes from multiple international shipping companies, researching their reputation, and choosing a reliable one is a must – after all, you’re going to entrust your worldly belongings to them during transportation!

You’ll need to pack your belongings, arrange insurance, and coordinate the shipment to Portugal. You’ll also need to create a detailed inventory for customs clearance.

Our team will manage the entire process of shipping your household goods, from surveying your belongings to providing quotes, packing, transportation, and insurance. We'll ensure your items are well-protected and make certain the required inventory for customs clearance is accurate.

Customs Clearance

Familiarize yourself with Portugal’s customs regulations, prepare the necessary documentation, and liaise with customs officials. Be prepared for potential delays and additional costs if documentation is incorrect or incomplete. For more information, visit the Portuguese Tax Authority website.

Our experts will guide you through the customs clearance process, ensuring all documentation is correctly prepared and submitted to Portuguese authorities. We'll help you avoid delays and additional costs by handling the entire process on your behalf.

Importing Your Car

Bringing a vehicle with you to Portugal is a multi-step process. Doing it yourself is invariably time consuming and can sometimes be frustrating. It’s totally possible, but our experience can definitely help shortcut the challenges you’ll undoubtedly face.

Our team will handle the importation process. Please visit our dedicated car import page for more details on the requirements, taxes, and procedures involved.

Settling In

There will be a period when you’ve just arrived and you need some pointers. We’re here to help.

Once you've arrived in Portugal, we'll continue to support you with any necessary appointments, registrations, and other essential tasks. Keep in mind that there is currently a three-month waiting period for appointments with Portugal's authorities, so plan accordingly.

Brexit's Impact on Moving to Portugal

Brexit has changed the process of moving from the UK to Portugal. British citizens are now subject to visa requirements and other regulations that were not applicable before. Our relocation experts are well-versed in the updated procedures and can help you navigate the complexities of moving to Portugal after Brexit.

Trust our dedicated team of professionals to guide you through your move to Portugal, whether you’re relocating to Lisbon or another beautiful city. With our support, you can focus on starting your new life in Portugal while we take care of the details.