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What happens to CRUE residency when you move?

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Bom dia, expats Smile

We recently got our CRUE 5 year temporary residence document, meaning we can stay in Portugal for a good 5 years, which is great! Very happy with how smooth that went.

However when looking into it a bit more, I get the impression that if we move within the 5 years, (which we plan on doing) we would have to apply for the CRUE again in the next place we end up. Is that correct?

If so, is there a chance that we might potentially get disapproved there, due to the difference in requirements we hear about between different municipalities?

I was hoping the CRUE would give us more of a sense of security here, but knowing that we might have to go through those hoops again and due to the requirements, potentially not get approved, is stressful. Or did I misunderstand that and are we actually safe for 5 years, no matter if we move?

Would really appreciate more experienced insights!

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@konraddobson You don’t reapply, you go to the relevant place in the new municipality (a loja de cidadão, the câmara municipal, etc – it varies) with the existing one, and they reissue it with the updated address/details, normally with the same end date as the original certificate (you’re not entitled to more time).  So, it should be a formality, rather than a source of significant stress.

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@thomasribatejo Oh fantastic! That’s really good to hear, thank you Thomas!

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