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Portugal:800 860 705

Gibraltar:200 44628

UK:0845 652 4239

Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

All other countries: +34 956 695 752 (international rate)



Other Numbers

From the UK: 0845 652 4239 (local rate)

From Ireland: 01 246 7677 (local rate)

All other countries: +34 956 695 752 (international rate)




  • Old round £1 coins

    On Monday 16th October the old round £1 coins will cease to be legal tender in Gibraltar. We will no longer accept the old £1 coins as payment as of the 16th October....Read More


  • New and improved car emissions tests become mandatory

    As of last week, new car models will have to pass new and more reliable emissions tests in real driving conditions (“Real Driving Emissions”) as well as an improved laboratory test (“World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure”) before they can be driven on European roa...Read More


  • Foreign car fines quadruple in Portugal

    Figures out this Thursday have revealed that the number of traffic fines issued to the owners of foreign-registered vehicles have quadrupled in the space of just three years. Data obtained by newspaper Jornal de Notícias from the National Road Safety Agency (ANSR) show that the numb...Read More


  • Gibraltar retail office closed for a half day 1st September

    The Ibex office in 68 Irish Town will close for a half day for refurbishment from 1pm on Friday 1st September. From 1pm we will be happy to assist you from our stand at the Wine Festival in Chatham Counterguard. We will re-open on Tuesday 5th September. Please accept our apologies fo...Read More


  • New law restricts cash payments to €3000 in Portugal

    MPs may be divided but President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has rubber-stamped the new law restricting cash transactions in Portugal to amounts up to €3000. Considering EU law allows citizens to carry as much as €10,000 in cash, CDS and PAN MPs opposed the change, designed to co...Read More


  • Algarve is best place in the world to retire

    For the fourth year in a row, the Algarve has been named the “best place in the world to retire to” by the Live and Invest Overseas website. Lisbon is placed seventh. According to the American website, the Algarve “has got everything the would-be retiree could want – ...Read More


  • Planned strike action in Portugal

    Planned strike action by Portuguese immigration officers on 24 and 25 August 2017 may cause delays. If you are travelling on these days, allow for additional time to clear border controls when entering and exiting Portugal....Read More


  • Southern Portugal remains on highest fire alert

    The Algarve is once again the area of greatest concern today due to the risk of fires. According to the Portuguese Met Office, fire-fighters in Monchique, Silves, Loulé, São Brás de Alportel, Tavira, Alcoutim and Castro Marim will today be placed on the highest state ...Read More


  • Open Letter to UK Citizens Living in Spain, from HMA Simon Manley

    Given the success of the Spanish State Visit to the UK the week before last, which, among other things, highlighted the importance of people to people links between our two countries, I thought it timely to return to the subject of citizens' rights in the negotiations on our departure from and f...Read More


  • Boat owners now need insurance in Gibraltar

    Boat owners will be required to buy third party insurance for their vessels under new regulations published by the Gibraltar Government. The new rules are in the form of two amendments to the Seaside Pleasure Boat Rules 1989 and aim to enhance safety of navigation in the port and in British ...Read More