Portuguese Associations and Cooperatives - communication of interest in keeping the public utility status
The purpose of the communication is to update the list of legal persons holding or having obtained public utility status by administrative act. It covers all Portuguese associations and cooperatives and the permanent representations of foreign associations which have been granted the status of administrative public utility or public utility status by means of an administrative act.
Note: It does not cover Portuguese foundations or the permanent representations of foreign foundations holding public utility status under the Framework Law on Foundations, as provided for in Article 3, paragraph 2 of the LQEUP.
Procedure and requirements
- submission of the form available on ePortugal
- submission of documents
- analysis by SGPCM
- (eventual) request of missing documents
- communication of compliance / non-compliance.
Portuguese associations and cooperatives with registered offices in mainland Portugal. Note: Excludes associations and cooperatives that carry out their activity exclusively in one of the Autonomous Regions.
Legislation, refusals, contests, claims
Reasons for refusal
Means of opposition/Complaint to the Ombudsman
Address: Rua Professor Gomes Teixeira, n.º 2 1399-022 LISBOA
Phone number: 213 927 600
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web url: https://www.sg.pcm.gov.pt/