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Touristic Village

 

CAE

55117

 

Activity description

Project intended to provide accommodation and complementary support services to tourists.

A tourist village consists of a set of functionally interdependent and architectural consistency facilities located in spaces with spatial continuity.

This type of venture is subject to joint management of shared services and equipment, must be one of two properties of 5 or 4 stars, an independent animation equipment and a catering establishment. It can not exceed three floors, including the ground floor and there must be at least 10 housing units.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Tourist village - registration on the National Register (RNET) ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Touristic apartment

 

CAE

55123

 

Activity description

Tourist resort that provides accommodation and other complementary support services, consisting of a set of furnished and serviced apartments with a minimum of 10 housing units.
 
These apartments are usually rented to tourists day-to-day, for a period not exceeding one month.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Touristic apartment - registration on the National Register (RNET) ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Tourist complex - resort

 

CAE

55118

 

Activity description

Core interdependent facilities for tourists, located in areas with territorial continuity. It is mandatory to install at least a 4 or 5 star hotel, a stand-alone animation equipment and a catering establishment or beverage service.
 
The tour sets aim to provide accommodation and complementary support services to tourists, subject to a common management of shared services and common use of equipment, incorporating at least two tourist developments.
 
Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Touristic complex (resort) - registration on the National Register (RNET) ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Country Hotel

 

CAE

55111 and 55121

 

Activity description

Hosting development in rural or county seats whose population does not exceed 20 000 and installed in a building that respects the dominant characteristics of the region and the typical regional architecture.
 
These projects may or may not be the residence of the owners and, in addition, can have tourist entertainment activities if these are intended for leisure activities of customers.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Rural hotel - registration on the National Register (RNET) ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Hotel, aparthotel and hostel
 

CAE

55111, 55112, 55113, 55114, 55115, 55116, 55119, 55121, 55122 and 55124

 

Activity description

Hotel establishments in order to provide temporary housing and other support services, with or without meals, and aiming for daily stays. This type of establishment must have at least 10 housing units.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Hotel / aparthotel / inn - registration on the National Register (RNET) ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Agrotourism

 

CAE

55202

 

Activity description

Hosting projects on farms that allow guests to monitoring and knowledge of agriculture and participation in the work developed there. The maximum number is 15 accommodation units for the guests.

These private homes may or may not be the residence of the owners and, in addition, can have tourist entertainment activities if these are intended for leisure activities of customers.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Agrotourism - registration on the National Register (RNET)

Agrotourism - revision of the enterprise classification

Agrotourism - enterprise classification ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Country house

 

CAE

55202

 

Activity description

Lodging property located in villages and rural areas, which is integrated by their traces and building materials, the typical local architecture.
   
This type accommodation in private homes may or may not be the residence of the owners and, in addition, it can be exercised in tourist entertainment activities if these are intended for leisure activities of customers.
 
Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Country house - registration on the National Register (RNET)

Country house - entreprise classification

Country house - revision of the enterprise classification ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Holiday and leisure center

 

CAE

55203

 

Activity description

The holiday and leisure centre (or holiday camp) is a service designed to satisfy the needs of leisure and routine break.

It is classified according to age groups: maternal 4 to 5 years, children 6 to 12 years, adolescents and young people 13 to 17 years, adults from 18 years, elderly from 65 years and families in general.

The holiday camp is defined as residential when its recipients stay in a certain place, or open when they travel to it daily.


Get to know the necessary steps to open a holiday and leisure centre.

 

Services and Licenses

Operating license

Operating license replacement

Extension of the provisional operating authorization period

End of the operating license suspension

Establishment's activity interruption at the owners' initiative

Termination of the establishment's activity at the initiative of the respective owners

Communication of rules of procedure amendments

Annual submission of the establishment's price list, statistical maps and staff list, accompanied by a statement

Hosting Establishment

 

CAE

55204

 

Activity description

Establishments site hosting that are authorized to provide temporary accommodation fee, but do not meet the necessary requirements to be considered as tourist enterprises.

  • Lodge - hotel establishment consisting of a set of functionally independent facilities installed a stand-alone building, which has a maximum of thirty accommodation units;
  • Guest house - hotel establishment housed in family housing building, which has four to fifteen housing units.


Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Local lodging - data change

Local lodging - cessation of activity

Certifications

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Guest house tourism

 

CAE

55202

 

Activity description

Tourist family-owned enterprise, located in particular old house in rural or urban areas, which for its architectural value, historical or artistic represents a particular time, such as palaces and manors.

It is exploited by individuals or family corporations, property owners and residents in it during the operating period. The maximum number of housing units for the guests is 15.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Guest house - registration on the National Register (RNET)

Guest house - entreprise classification

Guest house - revision of the enterprise classification ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Camping and Caravan Park
 

CAE

55300

 

Activity description

Enterprise installed properly delimited land and structures that allow the installation of tents, trailers, caravans and motor homes and all the equipment necessary to the practice of camping / caravanning.
 
It can be a public or private enterprise, as intended for the general public or only to members or beneficiaries of the respective owners or operating entities.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Camping and caravanning site - enterprise classification (typology)

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage for touristic project

Complaints book - purchase

Camping and caravanning site - registration on the National Register (RNET)

Camping and caravanning site - enterprise classification review ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Tourist project - communication of changes to the National Register of Tourist Enterprises

Camping and caravanning site - enterprise classification (category)

Nature tourism - enterprise recognition ​​​​​​​

Home Meals

 

CAE

56106

 

Activity description

Sale of meals and drinks delivered and / or served at the place determined by the customer to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

The seller or dealer addresses, in most cases, client work at home or place to deliver the meal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Opening hours - communication or change

Complaints book - purchase

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments ​​​​​​​

Meals at home in the freedom to provide services

 

CAE

56106

 

Activity description

Sale of meals and drinks delivered and / or served at the place determined by the customer to exercise:

  • For service, set primarily in another Member State of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA);
  • Occasionally and sporadically.


The seller or dealer addresses, in most cases, client work at home or place to deliver the meal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

Restaurant / seafood restaurant / farm house / pizzeria

 

CAE

56101, 56102, 56103 and 56104

 

Activity description

Shops where they prepare and serve food and drinks for consumption on site or elsewhere.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

A power establishment may also have:

  • spaces for dance;
  • variety show;
  • installations for pastry own production, bakery and ice cream.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - opening an establishment

Food and beverage - significant changes in activities or establishment

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Game space and recreation - license to use

Measuring instruments

Food & beverage - establishment of change (RAM)

Food and beverage - closure of establishment

Food & beverage - establishment of foreclosure (RAM)

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - significant changes in activities or establishment

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - closure of establishment ​​​​​​​

Non-sedentary food or beverage service

 

CAE

56107

 

Activity description

Allows provide catering and beverage services, for remuneration, to exercise indefinitely by a company established in the national territory:

  • In mobile or removable drives, located in precincts shows, fairs, exhibitions, spaces allowed for peddling and other public or private spaces for public access;
  • In fixed installations, without the authorization of use of the building / fraction compatible with and / or drinks restoration activity, in which there will be up to 10 annual events.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Food and beverage (non-sedentary) - Exercise of activity

Food and beverage not sedentary - exercise activity (RAM)

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments

Food and beverage (non-sedentary) - activity changes

Food and beverage sedentary not - change activity (RAM)

Food and beverage (non-sedentary) - cessation of activity

Food and beverage not sedentary - cessation of activity (RAM) ​​​​​​​

Non-sedentary restaurant or catering service for the freedom to provide services

 

CAE

56107

 

Activity description

Allows provide catering and beverage services, for remuneration, to exercise:

  • For service, set primarily in another Member State of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA);
  • Occasionally and sporadically.

This activity can be exercised:

  • In mobile or removable drives, located in precincts shows, fairs, exhibitions, spaces allowed for peddling and other public or private spaces for public access;
  • In fixed installations, without the authorization of use of the building / fraction compatible with and / or drinks restoration activity, in which there will be up to 10 annual events.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

Take-away - ready-to-eat confectionery

 

CAE

56106

 

Activity description

Commercial establishment which serves previously prepared meals and drinks ready to take home.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments ​​​​​​​

Catering - supply of meals for events

 

CAE

56210

 

Activity description

Providing service and drinks for festive occasions, official or professional in farms or other spaces which hosts events, fixed or movable facilities such as tents: 

  • non-regularly - up to 10 annual events;
  • regularly - more than 10 annual events.

 

If this type of activity has a contracted power exceeding 50 kVA require industrial licensing. In this case, see also:

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments ​​​​​​​

Food / Beverage Delivery

 

CAE

56290

 

Activity description

Industrial establishment where there is one or more of the following activities:

  • Preparation of meals or dishes delivered and / or served at the place determined by the customer for a specific event;
  • Supply and possibly preparing meals and drinks to well-defined groups of people, which includes canteens and military messes. It also includes the provision of meals based on a contract for a certain period of time. Usually meals are prepared in a central kitchen.

 

To license your establishment you should perform the simulation to find the type of establishment, the application procedure and the coordinator of the request.

                

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

type of industrial property 3 - Installation ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments ​​​​​​​

Coffee / bar / brewery / tea house

 

CAE

56301 and 56302

 

Activity description

Establishments serving drinks through payment, drinks and coffee shop on - site or off. Such establishments can still sell small meals as snacks, pastries, dogs and nails.

If one of these drinking establishments also provide catering services, it is considered a mixed establishment.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - opening an establishment

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments

Food and beverage - significant changes in activities or establishment

Food & beverage - establishment of change (RAM)

Food and beverage - closure of establishment

Food & beverage - establishment of foreclosure (RAM)

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - significant changes in activities or establishment

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - closure of establishment ​​​​​​​

Cybercafe

 

CAE

56301

 

Activity description

Business premises with access to the Internet for use by customers, and can also provide other services such as the sale of beverages and pastries.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications ​​​​​​​

Confectionery /pastry shop

 

CAE

56303

 

Activity description

Establishment where they sell and consume cakes, pastries and bread and drinks and cafeteria service.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal. 
 

If this type of establishment have own manufacture and contracted power is equal to or less than 50 kVA, you need no other type of licensing.


If the contracted power exceeds 50 kVA, require industrial licensing. In this case, see also:

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - opening an establishment

Food and beverage - significant changes in activities or establishment

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments

Food & beverage - establishment of change (RAM)

Food and beverage - closure of establishment

Food & beverage - establishment of foreclosure (RAM)

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - significant changes in activities or establishment

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - closure of establishment ​​​​​​​

Discotheque

 

CAE

56305

 

Activity description

Nightlife beverage establishment where you can listen to music, dance and consume drinks with or without variety shows.

In a nightclub can also be served small meals.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of compatible usage to public entertainment

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Public space occupation for events ​​​​​​​

Tavern/pub

 

CAE

56304

 

Activity description

Shopping facilities where they serve drinks, especially alcoholic, and that, in general, have a convivial atmosphere. The tavern is an establishment where they sell wine to retail and serve snacks, as the pub is a bar with live performances by musical bands.

Activity to exercise indefinitely by a company established in Portugal.

A public house can still have:

  • spaces for dance;
  • show variety show and / or karaoke; 

 

Services and Licenses

To start your business, you need:

Choose legal form and start a business

 

To perform the activity, you need:

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - opening an establishment

Food and beverage - significant changes in activities or establishment

Opening hours - communication or change

Building / fraction - authorization of usage compatible to catering and / or drinking

Complaints book - purchase ​​​​​​​

 

In the activity you may need:

Certifications

Measuring instruments

Food & beverage - establishment of change (RAM)

Food and beverage - closure of establishment

Food & beverage - establishment of foreclosure (RAM)

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - significant changes in activities or establishment

Food and beverage establishment with exemption requirements - closure of establishment ​​​​​​​