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Iniciativa Lisboa

Iniciativa Lisboa

INICIATIVA LISBOA was created by the City Council in order to simplify and centralize the process of installation and operation of a business or economic activity in Lisbon. Applications are received in a single point of contact, combined in a single process and folowed by a single manager.

This is also the focal point for all operational services to support filming in Lisbon, with a special online form for procedure and a single fee. At the site you can still benefit from the Entrepreneur’s Desk services where you can create your company in one hour.

Specialized care advice and support to the entrepreneurs, where you can request all applications necessary for opening and running a business or economic activity in Lisbon. In the Initiativa Lisboa office you can still make your communications under Zero Licensing.

Services offered:

• Communications under Zero Licensing

• Filming and photo shoots

• Establishments operating hours

• Occupation of public space with street furniture

• Advertising Devices


Visits (2014) - 1200

Communications under Zero Licensing - 7.300

Licenses for filming and shooting - 630


Economy and Innovation of Lisboa Municipal Council – Municipal Department, integrated within the organisational structure of the Municipal Council, specially dedicated to providing support and monitoring for potential investors or entrepreneurs.


Morada: Campo Grande, 27- 7º C

Email:  dmei.deee@cm-lisboa.pt

Links:  Iniciativa Lisboa |  Portal da Empresa