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  • New vehicle registration numbers to start in March


    The current vehicle registration numbers format in Portugal is expected to end by the end of February, starting a new series with two groups of two letters with two digits in the middle, which will last for about 45 years, the Institute for Mobil..

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  • Portugal top for retirees


    Portugal has been voted as the best place to retire in 2020 thanks to the low cost of living, climate and healthcare system in the country detailed in the latest report by International Living. The Annual Global Retirement Index from Internat..

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  • How long can I use my driving licence issued in a non-European country in Spain?


    Six months from when you acquire the right of residence in Spain. In the meantime you have two options; - If there is a swap agreement between your country and Spain, you must make an appointment in the nearest Traffic Office. - If there ..

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  • New low emissions zone comes into force in Barcelona


    A low emissions zone within Barcelona's ring roads came into effect on new year's day. It covers an area of more than 95 square kilometres which includes Barcelona and the municipalities adjacent to the ring roads, where traffic of the most pollu..

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  • Christmas & New Year Opening Hours


    The opening hours of our Ibex offices over the festive period are detailed below. Albox 23 December:- Open 10am to 3pm 24 December:- Open 9am to 1pm 25, 26 & 27 December:- Closed 30 December:- Open 10am to 2pm 31 Decem..

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  • Online booking for ID cards now available in Portugal


    A protocol signed Friday in Lisbon will allow the State Booking Centre to operate an online scheduling service via the ePortugal Portal, the Ministry of Justice (MJ) informed. The aim of this protocol, signed by the Institute of Registries and ..

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