APMMA: Portuguese Agency for Minorities, Migration and Asylum
SEF: Portuguese Immigration and Border Service
ACM: High Commission for Migration
As much as I would like for the APMMA to be more efficient, there is nothing that suggests they will be any different from the SEF, given the same employees will be doing the same work.
What I do have hope for are applications June 2022 onwards being easier and faster to process given they were lodged online.
Regardless, there needs to be a lobbying campaign or something - otherwise as one analysis showed the current pile would take until 2030 to process!