New legislation for properties leased to tourists

Decree-Law 128/2014, introduced new rules for tourist rentals.
This regime came into effect on the 27th of November 2014, and whether you hold a license under the previous legislation or you have now decided to start renting your property, you need to register the property for this purpose.

The application is done online with submission of the required documentation, along with certain information regarding the property.
The License may be issued in the name of the owner of the property or a designated property management company.

Do ensure you meet the formalities of the new legislation and comply with the necessary Portuguese tax requirements following the obtaining of the Licence.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any assistance.