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Reference Information Pages
Moving house is complicated: changing address, notifying the gas, water and telephone companies, your satellite provider, tax office, bank. This list of essential "to-do" items should simplify your Portugal move as much as possible.
Moving in? Information on the essential services in Italy and how to get them connected to your home or office in the Algarve. Who to call and what paperwork to have handy in order to get your electricity, water and gas.
Information on what to do when moving from Portugal; including notifying schools and residency officials, closing bank accounts, ending contracts for utilities and insurance, exporting cars and moving pets.
Imperial/American to Metric (Fahrenheit to Celsius/centigrade) conversions for length and area, air, body and oven temperatures, and US to UK to Euro clothing conversion tables.
The Citizens' Shops provide a one-stop service for many administrative tasks: connecting and disconnecting services, car registration and driving licences, residency, taxation, health services and more. All offices have some English-speaking staff.