The national security law for Hong Kong was passed last Tuesday by the Chinese Authorities amid international criticism and global concern.
In accordance with the changes to the Immigration Law approved within the State Budget for 2020, the validity of the initial residency permits has now changed from 1 to 2 years.
The Portuguese Government is seeking to implement as effective measures as possible in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including the Declaration of the State of Emergency on 18th March 2020.
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government approved Ordinance no. 71-A/2020, of 15th March, with a view to determine extraordinary measures of immediate…
Following the pandemic declared situation, with serious risk to public health, the government adopted, among several other, measures to protect employees and self- employed workers in the general social security system.
The Portuguese NHR programme has now been running successfully for over 10 years and by the end of 2018 nearly 30,000 candidates had acquired the status, including a significant number of Portuguese nationals.
With the UK scheduled to exit the EU on 31st January 2020, and the transition period due to run from 1st February to 31st December 2020, there is now a small window of opportunity for British citizens still to establish residency rights in Portugal.