Expats in Portugal | Sharing Knowledge Through Community
Since 2005

Local Knowledge

Our 9,000+ members include people who:

  • are considering moving here
  • maintain houses in Portugal and visit regularly
  • have permanently relocated to Portugal

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Sharing Knowledge

Personal Experience

Connect with our Expats who have experienced:

  • buying, owning and renovating a property in Portugal
  • registering and receiving healthcare
  • dealing with utilities and local/national services
  • schools, shopping, cars, where to live, cost of living, finances and pensions, tax matters, and so much more


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Our livestreams and webinars are:

  • educating, interactive and entertaining
  • hear the daily Portuguese news in English
  • get involved and ask questions
  • different shows for all timezones


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Did you know?

Over the past few years, Portugal has seen a strong increase in foreigners immigrating due to the attractive cost of living, friendly people and a great quality of life. It is now reported that out of a total population of around 10 million, more than 900,000 Expats are living in Portugal.

Expats Portugal was started in 2005 as an English language website and forum to help create a sense of community amongst Expats and people who have permanently immigrated to Portugal.

The site has since gone on as a source of valuable information for people relocating to or currently living in Portugal. You will find:

  • An active forum where you can post and answer questions and meet new friends
  • English-friendly Business Directory to find products and services that speak your language
  • Events calendar to find online and offline webinars, festivals, meetups and entertainment
  • Real Estate for sale or rent to suit all budgets and tastes

In addition to our community members who are already living in Portugal, many of our members are from the United Kingdom, United States of America, Ireland, Canada, Netherlands, South Africa and Australia.

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Expats Portugal Forum

Since 2005

Community Knowledge

Do you have questions about being an expat or permanently immigrating to Portugal?

Browse our forum community for your answers and meet our community.

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Business directory

A directory of companies, business, and professionals servicing the English speaking community in Portugal.

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Ask Our Expats

A friendly team of people we have hand-selected to help you find your dream lifestyle in Portugal. Book their services from anywhere in the world and have your questions answered.

  • Guided, in-person tours
  • Online/virtual, personal tours
  • Zoom/Skype/Messenger calls

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Real Estate in Portugal

Looking for your dream home in Portugal? Explore Expats Portugal real estate listings for homes, renovation projects, holiday stays for every budget.

  • For sale, long term and short term rentals
  • Houses, apartments, ruins, farms and land
  • Want to advertise? List your real estate easily


What’s On Calendar

Our community-driven What’s On Calendar is a great place to explore events and meetups in Portugal and online.

  • Live gigs, social meetups, special events, festivals, markets and more
  • Online and offline events
  • Community-driven: add your event today


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