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Portugal

Portugal visa

 
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Portugal

Portugal visa

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Visa is not required for a stay up to 90 days within a 180-day period

Visa is not required for a stay up to 90 days within a 180-day period

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  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Business invitation. Official invitation letter from inviting company (on official company paper,
    stamped and signed) containing:

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & Position of the countersigning company representatives
    - The purpose and duration of the trip
    - Identity of the invited applicant
    - Person or company who will bear the travel and living costs and if
    sponsored financial guarantee for the visa applicant's return to Washington.
    - Hotel reservation unless the invitation letter clearly states that
    accommodation is provided.

  • Invitation Letter. Letter from invited company containing :

    - Full address & contact details of the company
    - Name & position of the countersigning company representative
    - Confirmation of employment, years of employment, nature of work, type
    of contract
    - Purpose and duration of the trip
    - Conference – Proof of conference Registration

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. Signed passport, with at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the return date of the intended trip to the Schengen Area.

    Copies of passport’s Bio page, passport’s signature page and previous Schengen visas issued in the last 3 years also need to be provided.

    Passports must be valid for at least 3 months after exiting the Schengen area.

  • Residency Entry permit card. Copy of alien residence card, or valid U. S. visa with original form I-94 and/ or I-20, I-AP 66, or I-512, if applicable. Visas and permits to re-enter the U. S. must be valid for 2 months beyond date of expiration of the Schengen visa. If applying for transit visa, a ticket showing destination to the final country must be presented.

  • Passport-type photograph. One recent (not older than 5 months), passport-size, color photo with white background.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

    Copy of confirmed round trip air-ticket with dates and flight numbers
    specifying entry and exit from ALL Schengen State. Please provide a copy for
    each application. (Confirm travel dates)

    - Itinerary if traveling to additional Schengen States (With Proof of travel
    to additional Schengen countries if No connecting flights proof of - Car
    Hire / Ferry / Coach / Train Tickets etc.)
    - Please ensure the reservation states the passenger’s name.
    - The visa of the final country of destination (if needed) should be
    obtained before applying for a Schengen visa.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Proof of accommodation. A hotel/holiday home confirmed reservation or tour vouchers with a name, address and the telephone of the hotel or rental agreement or if staying with the family or friends, an official letter of invitation signed by your host must be submitter.

  • For minors. Please provide following documents:

    Notarized copy of a birth certificate
    Notarized copy of marriage certificate, In case of sole custody notarized copy of court order must be provided.
    Notarized copy or original of mother and father/ legal guardian's passports or ID
    Original letter of notarized consent from mother and father/ legal guardian for the minor to travel abroad.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Recent / Current bank statements of the past three months, traveler checks,
    letter of employment, international credit cards, etc.

    - The minimum requirement per day is the equivalent to 40 euros plus 75
    Euros per entry in to the country.
    - Bank statements must show name and address of owners. Electronic
    printouts are accepted; proof of regular income, e.g. pay slips of the last
    three months.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Notarized copy of the passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay (Do not send the original Passport)

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 identical passport-type photographs, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Authorization form. Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF)

  • Criminal Record. Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year. This document must be requested with an apostille or remain unopened in original sealed envelope.

  • Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation for the first 6 months.

  • Proof of Financial Support. If you are paying for your own expenses, you must include a recent bank statement as well as a signed letter stating you will be solely responsible for your expenses during your stay.

  • Proof of Sufficient Funds. Document certifying revenue from movable and immovable property; intellectual or financial assets.

  • Bank statement. Passive Income Requirement: Present proof of an account and funds in Portugal with at least the equivalent of 12 months of the national minimum salary(€8,460)

VisaHQ can provide consultation services prior to your application submission. You must still schedule an appointment to submit your paperwork at your nearest consulate. All Schengen Zone visa applications must be submitted by the applicant in person.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

A visa is not required for this destination.


Sounds good! What else do I need to know while planning a trip to Portugal?
  • First, check the current validity of your passport.

  • Second, make sure your passport has blank Visa pages.

  • Confirm if transit visa is required for any connections.

    Check with your airline in case you have connecting flights overseas as part of your journey to Portugal. It may be the case that countries you pass through en route to your destination may require a separate transit visa. Please refer to visa requirements of the specific country
Additional information
  • The earliest you can apply for a D7 visa is 6 months before your planned departure to Portugal. This is because of the background checks required for the D7 visa application. We recommend applying as early as possible as this will leave you enough time to gather all the required visa documents and get familiar with the application process.
  • Digital Nomad Visa(D7 Visa) is a 2-part visa application, applicants must apply for their Portugal D7 visa within their home country. Once accomplished, applicants must schedule an appointment at SEF for your temporary residency permit upon entering Portugal.

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Portugal tourist visas may be issued with a max stay of up to 90 days.
The actual duration is at the discretion of the Portugal Consulate.
Expert in Portugal visa services since 2003, VisaHQ is a private agency, not affiliated with the government of Portugal. VisaHQ provides expediting services for visa to Portugal and charges a service fee.
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Portugal COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is open
    Portugal is open for air travel from the EU, Schengen countries. Vaccinated citizens from countries with vaccination certificates accepted by the EU, may enter as well.

    Travelers should prove that they have been fully vaccinated with an EU-approved COVID-19 vaccine – AstraZeneca, Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson – at least 14 days before their trip.
    Prior to arrival requirements
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test prior to arrival. Travelers are required to present a NAAT/PCR test 72h before boarding, or a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate.
    📝Health form is required for all travelers to be completed prior to arrival. The form can be found in their website.
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine: Permitted arrivals to Portugal from South Africa, India and Nepal will be required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved location.
    😷Masks are required in enclosed public places. Masks are required in public transport.

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