Family Reunification

Overview

Applicants who want to join their spouse/parents/siblings have to apply under this category.

Have to appear for an interview at the Embassy on the date and day scheduled at the time of submission

Applicant has to pay Investigation fee: INR 20.000 for Punjab and Haryana; INR 30.000 for the rest of India; INR 40.000 for Nepal and Sri Lanka; INR 45.000 for Bangladesh. The fee will be paid via bank transfers. Details will be made available at the visa counter, Embassy of Portugal in New Delhi, at the time of interview of the applicants.

Visa Fees

Duration Visa Fees in INR Visa Fees in Euros
Family Reunification 6650 90

Above mentioned Visa Fee can be paid only by cash, Visa, Master Card and Rupay.

Exemption of Visa Fee

  • Spouse of EU National
  • applicant below 18 years old.

VFS Global Service Charge

Applicants applying at the Portuguese Visa Application Centre shall be levied a service charge of Rs. 1868/-(Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) can be paid only by cash, Visa, Master Card and Rupay.

Please Note:

  • The applicable visa fee in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. The same is subject to change without notice.
  • The Visa fee is non-refundable.
  • There is an optional courier facility available at Rs 310/- (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application / passport.
  • There is an optional SMS facility available at Rs 115/- (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application / passport.

Documents Required

The following documents are essential for a complete visa application and should be submitted as originals

Please find below required documents for all applicants travelling for Family Reunification Visa purposes.

Note:

Please use this “Checklist” for all applicants applying under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Portugal, Goa.

Please use this “Checklist” for all applicants applying under the jurisdiction of the Embassy of Portugal, New Delhi.

This checklist needs to be duly filled in by the Applicant/Travel Agent/Authorized Representative and needs to be submitted along with the Visa Application. Please note: the Checklist is not an exhaustive list of documents and the applicant could be asked for additional documents if desired by the Consulate General of Portugal, Goa/Embassy of Portugal, New Delhi.

Please click here to download SEF form for the applications submission.

Note:

  1. Applicant could be asked for additional documents or may be called for an Interview if desired by The Embassy of Portugal, New Delhi / Consulate General of Portugal in Goa
  2. Applicants (Adults & Children) applying through the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa will be required to appear for a personal Interview if there has been no travel to a Schengen country within the last 3 years at the time of submission. The Visa Application Centre shall help you take an appointment for the same.
  3. The visa fee, according to Schengen regulations, is non-refundable.
  4. Carry All documents in Original at the time of interview.

Photo Specifications

PHOTOGRAPH QUALITY

The photographs must be:

  • No more than 6-months old
  • 35-40mm in width
  • Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70 -80% of the photograph
  • In sharp focus and clear
  • Of high quality with no ink marks or creases
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS

PHOTOGRAPH QUALITY

The photographs must be:

  • Show you looking directly at the camera
  • Show your skin tones naturally
  • Have appropriate brightness and contrast
  • Be printed on high quality paper, and at high resolution Photographs taken with a digital camera must be high quality colour and printed on photo-quality paper.
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS
Style and lighting

The photographs must be:

  • Be colour neutral
  • Show your eyes open and clearly visible-no hair across your eyes
  • Show you facing square on to the camera, not looking over one shoulder (portrait style) or tilted, and showing both edges of your face clearly
  • Be taken with a plain light-coloured background
  • Be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on your face and no red eye
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS
Glasses and head covers

If you wear glasses:

  • the photograph must show your eyes clearly with no flash reflection off the glasses, and no tinted lenses (if possible, avoid heavy frames - wear lighter framed glasses if you have them)
  • Make sure that the frames do not cover any part of your eyes.
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS

Head coverings :

  • Are not permitted except for religious reasons, but your facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of your face must be clearly shown.
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS
Expression and frame

Your photographs must:

  • show you alone (no chair backs, toys or other people visible), looking at the camera with a neutral expression and your mouth closed.
  • As per instructions from Portugal Consulate ,Goa photographs with eyewear are not acceptable for applicants submitting applications at Mumbai VFS

Online Form

Online application Form

Applicants are requested to fill online application form by clicking on the link. Please note that hand written forms will NOT be accepted at the visa application centre.

SEF Form

Applicants are requested to fill the SEF form and submit it with other required documents. It is not required for children below 16 years.

Term of Responsibility Form (Termo de Responsabilidade)

Applicants are requested to fill the SEF form and submit it with other required documents. It is not required for children below 16 years.