Freedom of movement

Portugal

Country Report: Freedom of movement Last updated: 30/11/20

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Portuguese Refugee Council Visit Website

Beneficiaries of international protection are guaranteed freedom of movement throughout the national territory under the same conditions provided for foreign nationals legally residing in Portugal.Article 75 Asylum Act. CPR is not aware of any limitations in this regard in practice, with the exception of those arising from the existing dispersal in policy implemented by the GTO that may result in limitations for reasons of access to material support (see Reception Conditions: Freedom of Movement).

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