GENERAL DOCUMENTATION 

  • National Visa application filled and duly signed by applicant (For minors and incapacitated, forms should be signed the legal guardian);
  • 2 Photos, even, passport type, recent and in good condition to identify the applicant (1 for this form);
  • Passport or other travel document, valid for 3 months after the estimated date of return. Photocopy of passport (biographical data); 
  • Proof of regular status, if you are of a nationality other than that of the country where you are applying for a visa, valid for more than the date of expiry of the visa you are applying for; 
  • Valid travel insurance, covering necessary medical expenses, including urgent medical assistance and possible repatriation; (*) 
  • Criminal record certificate, issued by the competent authority of the country of the applicant’s nationality or of the country where the applicant has resided for over a year (except for applicants under sixteen), with the Hague Apostille (If applicable) or legalised; 
  • Proof of financial resources, as defined by decree of the competent government members; 

 

ADITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR MINORS

  • When minors are not travelling with both parents, or are travelling with a third person, a travel authorization of one or both parents respectively, is required, or a court order;
  • Copy of the parent’s identity card. 

 

(*) Please note that this requirement may be waived in the case of a Bilateral/International Agreement between Portugal and the country of origin concerning medical assistance that qualifies certain beneficiaries with recognized insurance, as for example in the case of Brazil (PB4) and the United Kingdom (S1).

 

SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO THE PURPOSE OF THE STAY

The referred documents are the mandatory initial documents to be submitted. The consular post may request additional documents, at their discretion.

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