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Relocating to PortugalGood evening all

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Good evening all. I am 74 years old and looking to buy a restaurant in the Penela area for my daughter and her partner, who is a chef in the uk, and her two small children. I am married and we would have come before now but Boris Trump and Covid put a stop to our plans so we are using the D7 visa procedure to make this happen. Any useful tips would be much appreciated

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Hi Tod, My spouse & I are currently applying for a D-7 Visa. I submitted our document package to VFS in Washington D.C. about 3 weeks ago. We understand that it has now been passed to the PT. Consulate for processing, but the process could take 30-60 days. Maybe it will be quicker if you are applying from the U.K.?  There is quite a lot of useful info on the VFS site & you can check the U.K. specific site. BTW, we hired a relocation company (Global Relocation) in Sintra to assist us with NIF, bank account, dog transport, etc...They have been very helpful so far. Hope this helps & good luck with your move!


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