As of 1st January 2024, Decree-Law no. 109/2023, of 24 November, will come into force, implementing the forty-fifth amendment to Decree-Law no. 10-A/2020, of 13 March, which established the exceptional and temporary measures related to the epidemiological situation of COVID-19.

After that date, documents and visas for staying in the country will only be accepted if the holder can prove that they have scheduled their renewal.

It should be noted that this regime does not apply to documents issued under Council of Ministers Resolution 29-A/2022, of 1 March, which establishes specific criteria for granting temporary protection to displaced persons from Ukraine.

Immigration Department

Patrícia Valadas Coriel | Vanda Carreiro