8 November 2023

Extinction of SEF and restructuring of the Portuguese border control system

As a result of the enactment of Decree-Law 41/2023 of June 2, the Immigration and Borders Service ("SEF") was recently officially abolished and the Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum ("AIMA") came into existence.

As part of the restructuring of Portugal's border control system, the powers of the SEF will be transferred to seven bodies. Find out what's changing.

Margarida de Albuquerque Castanheira

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