PORTUGAL – Portuguese Immigration Authorities On Strike
A new strike inside the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) is expected to begin in January with a total duration of six months.
Once the strike is officially announced, heavy delays are expected in the following services:
- Analysis of Visa Requests;
- Scheduling Appointments;
- Request Residence Permits;
- Renew Residence Permits;
- Request Residence Permits under the Golden Visa Program.
- Expect major delays in visa and residence permit processing in Portugal over the next six months.