Decree-Law No. 87-A/2020, was published on October 15th, amending the exceptional and temporary measures relating to the pandemic, in Portugal.

Thus, the following changes are registered:

  • The Citizen's card, certificates issued by the registry and civil identification services, driving license, documents and visas related to the stay in national territory; as well as the licenses and authorizations which validity expires from the date of entry into force of this decree-law or in the immediate 15 days prior to its entry into force, are accepted, under the same terms, until March 31st 2021;
  • The abovementioned documents will continue to be accepted in the same terms after March 31st 2021, provided that the holder can prove that the respective renewal was already scheduled.

Please, beware that the effects of the extension of the validity of these documents are only guaranteed within Portuguese territory.

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