Reaching out to the British community around Caldas da Rainha

British Consulate reaches out to the British community around Caldas da Rainha

Continuing with its ‘Consulate in the Community’ initiative, the British Consulate is organising an event in Caldas da Rainha on Thursday, October 16, with the aim of raising awareness of consular services and clarifying important local procedures relating to living in Portugal.
The event will be held at the Pequeno Auditório do Centro Cultural e de Congressos das Caldas da Rainha commencing at 4.30pm and finishing at 6.30pm. Doors open at 4pm.
The event will be opened by British Consular staff and talks (in English) will be given by:
• Consular officer Ana Queiroz, who will be talking about the work undertaken by Consular staff in Portugal
• Vicky Rodrigues of the Anglo-Portuguese law firm, Neville de Rougemont, who will be talking about Wills, Property & Estates
• Professor Cristina de Mendonça from the Institute of Legal Medicine, who will be clarifying the procedures which ensue when someone dies in Portugal.
• Dr João Gomes of the Portuguese Customs authority, who will give a presentation on vehicle importation.
There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentations.
There are approximately 120 places available and entrance is free so please confirm your attendance by sending an email to [email protected]
If you do not have internet access, please call 808 20 35 37 and ask to speak to a member of the consular team on extension 4118.
The British Consulate informs: “As a token of our thanks for the use of their facilities, we will be donating a basket of food to the Caldas da Rainha municipality for distribution to a local Charity. Please help us make this donation a success by bringing an item of non-perishable food to add to the basket.”