The Embassy of Portugal is pleased to announce the opening of their Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global Services Private Limited in New Delhi, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune.
The visa applications are to be submitted at the Portugal Visa Application Centre at New Delhi, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, or Bangalore. All applications will be assessed by the Embassy of Portugal, located in New Delhi.
The visa applications submitted at the Portugal Visa Application Centre at Mumbai and Pune will be assessed by the Consulate General of Portugal, located in Goa.
The jurisdiction of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Portugal in New Delhi covers all India (except the States of Maharashtra and Goa and the Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli) and Nepal for short and long term visa.
The residents of the States of Maharastra and Goa and the Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli have to apply at the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa or at VFS Mumbai Visa Application Centre.
In the absence of Portuguese Missions in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the residents of these countries have to apply to the Embassy of France in Dhaka (for business and tourist visa), and Colombo (for business and tourist visa), which represent Portugal.
The long-term national visa (vg. research, study, work and family) for residents of Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka have to be submitted to the Embassy of Portugal in New Delhi.
The Portugal Visa Application Centre would accept applications for Airport Transit, Schengen Short Term Visa (Transit, Business, Tourist, Family Visit, Conference and others) and Long Term Visa (Research, Study/Training, Work, Family Reunion and others), to submit to the Embassy of Portugal in New Delhi. Applicants are requested to kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents.
Please note that you may be required to appear personally in the Visa Section at the Embassy of Portugal for an interview prior to a decision being taken on your application. The Visa Application Centre shall help you to take an appointment for the same.
Personal interviews are required at the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa for those applicants who have not travelled to any Schengen country within the last 3 years at the time of submission of visa. The Visa Application Centre shall help you take an appointment for the same.
The following essentials must be met by all applicants submitting their applications for visa: