Updated : 29/04/2014
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EU citizens have the right to stay in Portugal for up to 3 months. The only condition is that they must hold a valid identity document (an identity card, a card proving citizenship or a passport).
The same principle applies to the family members of an EU citizen who hold a valid passport and are accompanying that person or coming to Portugal to be reunited with him or her.
EU citizens do not have to register during their first 3 months in Portugal (to obtain a document proving their right to be in the country), but they may do so at the local town hall (Câmara Municipal) if they so wish.Help and advice
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This also applies to citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.