Content of International Protection


Country Report: Content of International Protection Last updated: 12/05/23


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The Chapter: Content of International Protection in Portugal contains sections on:

A. Status and residence

  1. Residence permit

  2. Civil registration

  3. Long-term residence

  4. Naturalisation

  5. Cessation and review of protection status

  6. Withdrawal of protection status

B. Family reunification

  1. Criteria and conditions

  2. Status and rights of family members

C. Movement and mobility

  1. Freedom of movement

  2. Travel documents

D. Housing

E. Employment and education

  1. Access to the labour market

  2. Access to education

F. Social welfare

G. Health care

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation