Guide for Requirements to Lodge Application Forms, Filling and Process in 2021 for Portugal


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Portugal welcome total 105 countries visa free or visa on arrival and about 24.6 million tourist visit every year.

Embassy of Portugal

Apply Visa for Portugal

Apply for a Visa

Questionnaire to apply for a visa

This short questionnaire will determine the type of visa you are applying for as well as the supporting documents that you may be required to provide as part of your application. If this initial procedure determines that you need to apply for a visa, you may proceed to begin your application.

What's your nationality?

Select option

What is your country of residence? 

Select option

What type of passport do you have? :

ORDINARY PASSPORT

COMMON BIOMETRIC PASSPORT

COMMON BIOMETRIC PASSPORT

DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT

SERVICE PASSPORT

SPECIAL PASSPORT

OTHER TYPE OF PASSPORT

How many days do you want to stay?:

More than 90 Days

Do you want to settle in Portugal with a family member of the EU? (the spouse or partner or the direct relatives in the ascending line (parents, grandparents) or the direct descendants or are dependants and those of the spouse or partner)

No

You intent to stay?

FROM 90 DAYS TO 1 YEAR

MORE THAN 1 YEAR

What is the purpose of your stay? 

(TO) STUDY

(TO) WORK

MEDICAL TREATMENT

TRAINING OR VOLUNTEERING

YOUTH MOBILITY

Type of Visa

Temporary stay visa for periods of over 3 months, in exceptional and well-founded circumstances, namely for programs of study in a certified institution, student exchange, unpaid professional internship, volunteer work or pursuant to wto obligations or those arising from conventions and international agreements to which portugal is a state party

The necessary documents are:

  • Passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay;
  • Two identical passport photographs, up-to-date and in good condition, allowing proper identification;
  • Transport document (return ticket);
  • Document certifying the third-country national is in a regular situation when the applicant is from a different nationality than that of the country where the visa is being requested;
  • Valid travel insurance covering necessary medical expenses, including emergency assistance and repatriation;
  • Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF);
  • Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year (minors under 16 years of age are exempt from producing any criminal record related document);
  • Proof of means of subsistence, as stipulated by law;
  • Proof of subsistence means can be made through a statement of responsibility, signed by a Portuguese national or by a foreign national legally resident in Portugal.
  • Proof of exceptional circumstances:
    If you wish to remain in Portugal, on holidays, for a maximum period of 12 months, under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between their country and Portugal, you should also fulfill the general requirements as describe at Visa Portal.

Proceed to fill out your online visa application by clicking on Form.


Visa Request Form

Rules Filling

How to fill the visa form

>> Fill in the form according to the information in your travel document

>> Items with * and blue colour are mandatory

>> Use + signal to fill the mandatory fields when information is not available, and 0 for numericals values

>> Use zeros (0) to fill birthdates when information is not available. Use date format (yyyy/mm/dd)

>> Do not use special characters

>> Use TAB key to change fields

Requestor's email(*)

Enter your email

Consular post(*)

1. Surname(s)(*)

2. Surname(s) at birth (*)

Enter  your surname at birth

3. First name (*) 

4. Date of birth(yyyy/mm/dd)(*)

5. Place of birth(*) 

6. Country of birth(*)

7. Current nationality(*)  

Original nationality(*)

8. Sex (*)

Male
Female

9. Marital status (*)

Single

Married

Widow(er)

Separated

Divorced

Other

10. In the case of minors: Surname, first name, address (if different from apllicant's) and nationality of parental authority/legal guardian

Surname(s):

Name

Address:

Phone Number        

Email

Nationality

11. ID-number

The data collected is confidential and intended solely to be handled by the Directorate General for Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities in the framework of its duties regarding visas. The correction of the data sent can be requested from the correspondent consular post or by sending a new visa application.


Travel Document

12. Type of passport(*) 

13. Passport number(*)

Ordinary Passport

14. Date of Issue(yyyy/mm/dd)(*) 

15. Valid until(yyyy/mm/dd)(*)  

16. Issued by(*)

17. Personal Data of the Family who is a citizen of the EU, EEA or CH

Surname of the EE citizen from who you depend 

Name of the EE citizen from who you depend

Birth date of the EE citizen from who you depend(yyyy/mm/dd) 

Nationality of the EE citizen from who you depend:

AUSTRIA

BELGIUM

BULGARIA

CYPRUS

CZECH REPUBLIC

DENMARK

ESTONIA

FINLAND

FRANCE

GERMANY

GREECE

HUNGARY

ICELAND

IRELAND

ITALY

LATVIA

LIECHTENSTEIN

LITHUANIA

LUXEMBOURG

MALTA

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY

POLAND

PORTUGAL

ROMANIA

SLOVAKIA

SLOVENIA

SPAIN

SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND

Passport number of the EE citizen from who you depend
18. Family relationship with na EU, EEA or CH citizen        

Spouse

Child

Grandchild

Dependent ascendant

19. Address (*)

 Phone Number (*)

Return Authorization

20. If you reside in a country other than your country of origin, have you permission to return to that country?(*)

Yes

No

a. Residence title nº

b. Validity end(yyyy/mm/dd)

For life

The data collected is confidential and intended solely to be handled by the Directorate General for Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities in the framework of its duties regarding visas. The correction of the data sent can be requested from the correspondent consular post or by sending a new visa application.


Profession

21. Current occupation(*)

FARMER

ARCHITECT

ARTISAN

ARTIST

BANKER

CLERGYMAN, RELIGIOUS FIGURE

TRADESMAN

PROFESSIONAL SPORTSPERSON

DIPLOMAT

OTHERS

WHITE-COLLAR WORKER

DIPLOMAT'S PRIVATE SERVANT

MANAGER

ELECTRONICS EXPERT

STUDENT, TRAINEE

CIVIL SERVANT

COMPUTER EXPERT

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHER

JOURNALIST

MAGISTRATE

SEAMAN

FASHION, COSMETICS

CHAUFFEUR, LORRY DRIVER

BLUE-COLLAR WORKER

OTHER KIND OF TECHNICIAN

ADMINISTRATIVE, TECHNICAL AND SERVICE STAFF

POLICEMAN - SOLDIER

POLITICIAN

TEACHER

SELF-EMPLOYED

LEGAL PROFESSION (lawyer, legal adviser)

COMPANY EXECUTIVES

CHEMIST/CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PENSIONER

NO OCCUPATION

22. Employer's name. Students: teaching establishment(*)

address/phone(*)

23. Purpose of travel(*)

(1) 

OTHER

(2) 

MEDICAL COMPANION

SPORTS

OTHER

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION PORTARIA 111/2019

SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION STUDENT

TRAINING

EU MOBILITY HIGHER EDUCATION

EU MOBILITY RESEARCH

MEDICAL REASONS

FAMILY REUNIFICATION

RESIDENCE

WORK

WORKING HOLIDAY

VOLUNTEERING

24. Additional information on purpose of stay(*)

25. Member State of Destination(*)

26. Border of first entrance or transit route(*)

AUSTRIA

BELGIUM

CZECH REPUBLIC

DENMARK

ESTONIA

FINLAND

FRANCE

GERMANY

GREECE

HUNGARY

ICELAND

ITALY

LATVIA

LITHUANIA

LUXEMBOURG

MALTA

NETHERLANDS

NORWAY

POLAND

PORTUGAL

SLOVAKIA

SLOVENIA

SPAIN

SWEDEN

SWITZERLAND



27. Number of entries requested

Number of entries requested(*)

Duration of stay (days)(*)

Date of Arrival(yyyy/mm/dd)(*)

Warning: Do not fill "Date of Arrival" greater than 6 months

Date of Departure(yyyy/mm/dd)(*)

Automatically Filled

28. Fingerprints

Fingerprints collected previously for the purpose of applying for a Schengen visa(*)

No   Yes

Date (yyyy/mm/dd)        

Visa sticker number

29. Entry permit for the final country of destination, where applicable

In the case of transit, have you an entry permit for the final country of destination?(*)

No   Yes

Valid until(yyyy/mm/dd)

Issuing entity


Reference in the National Territory:

Individual

Company / Organization

30. Name and Surname(s) Person(s) that invites in Member(s) State(s) or, alternatively,

the name(s) hotel (or temporary accommodation in the Member(s) State(s))

Name(*)        

Phone/Fax

Address(*)        

Email

County(*)

31. Name and surname Company / Organization invites

Name(*)        

Phone/Fax

Address(*)        

Email

County(*)

32. Travel expenses and subsistence during the stay of the applicant are covered(*)

Applicant :

Cash

Travellers cheques

Credit card

Prepaid accommodation

Prepaid transport

Other

Sponsor:

Cash

Travellers cheques

Credit card

Prepaid accommodation

Prepaid transport

Other


Documents

Temporary stay visa for periods of over 3 months, in exceptional and well-founded circumstances, namely for programs of study in a certified institution, student exchange, unpaid professional internship, volunteer work or pursuant to wto obligations or those arising from conventions and international agreements to which portugal is a state party

The necessary documents are:

  • Passport or other travel document, valid for an additional 3 months following the duration of the intended stay;
  • Two identical passport photographs, up-to-date and in good condition, allowing proper identification;
  • Transport document (return ticket);
  • Document certifying the third-country national is in a regular situation when the applicant is from a different nationality than that of the country where the visa is being requested;
  • Valid travel insurance covering necessary medical expenses, including emergency assistance and repatriation;
  • Form authorizing access to Portuguese criminal record by the Immigration and Border Services (SEF);
  • Criminal record from country of origin or country of residency for over one year (minors under 16 years of age are exempt from producing any criminal record related document);
  • Proof of means of subsistence, as stipulated by law;
  • Proof of subsistence means can be made through a statement of responsibility, signed by a Portuguese national or by a foreign national legally resident in Portugal.
  • Proof of exceptional circumstances:
  • If you wish to remain in Portugal, on holidays, for a maximum period of 12 months, under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between their country and Portugal, you should also fulfill the general requirements as describe at Visa Portal.

Attachments

he photo must be uploaded in .jpg format and must not be larger than 30Kb .

Passport photo, recent        No file chosen        

The remaining documents must be uploaded in .pdf format and grouped in files that do not exceed 2MB .

It is suggested that you scan the documents in black and white and with a resolution of 150 dpi.

You can add up to 4 files with the necessary documents.

Attachment number 1        No file chosen        

Attachment number 2        No file chosen        

Attachment number 3        No file chosen        

Attachment number 4


Schedule

Date (yyyy/mm/dd)        

Period (hours):

7-8

8-9

9-10

10-11

11-12

12-13

13-14

14-15

15-16

16-17

17-18

18-19

19-20

20-21