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COVID-19 and Immigration | 2nd Phase of Easing the Lockdown: Documents and Borders


After three periods of the state of emergency that prevailed since March 18th, the Portuguese Government determined the situation of calamity and there was established three phases of easing the lockdown, beginning on 24h of May 3rd.

Regarding the 2nd phase of easing the lockdown, with beginning after May 18th, it was determined:

I – Acceptance of expired documents:

  • The citizen identification card and certificates issued by the register and civil identification services, driving licenseresidence permits and visas related to the permanence in national territory, as well as the licenses and authorizations, whose validity expire as of May 1st are accepted until the October 30th, 2020;

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