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Before applying


Portugal FinLab is a communication channel designed to foster and promote the interaction of FinTechs – startups and/or incumbents – that operate or intend to operate in the Portuguese financial market, with the relevant Portuguese Supervisory Authorities (henceforth "Authorities").

This communication fast track intends to clarify FinTechs’ regulatory questions, reduce the time-to-market of innovative products and enable compliance with the Portuguese legal framework.

Before applying to Portugal FinLab, you can get an overview of the legal framework currently applicable in Portugal by exploring in each Authority’s website some relevant information, which may be applicable to your project, for instance:





Please be aware that this information does not intend to be exhaustive nor to substitute the Authorities’ analysis. There might be other regulatory, reporting and disclosure requirements also relevant for your project, depending on the activity pursued.

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