Migration and Home Affairs

Portugal - EMN NCP Info

EMN collects, analyses and publishes factual information on migration and asylum issues.


The PT EMN NCP is the Immigration and Borders Service (SEF), an entity belonging to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. SEF is the national authority responsible for the entry, permanence, exit and removal of foreigners and also for the technical assistance and implementation of the national policies on immigration and asylum.

Furthermore, SEF´s mission encompasses the study and promotion of measures and actions related to national policies on immigration, asylum and borders and also the responsibility of issuing national statistics on immigration and asylum.

An organogram of the organisation of asylum and migration policies in the Member State is available below: