KNOW YOUR VISA TYPE

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.

Schengen Common Information

Where to apply

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.

Foreign National residing in India must submit valid permit to return to India.

The following essentials must be met by all applicants submitting their applications for visa:

  • Passport with at least three months validity from the date of arrival back in India
    The Embassy of Portugal does not accept additional pages inserted into passports. If you do not have a blank page to which a visa can be affixed, a new passport must be obtained before submitting your application. A single sided page is required to affix a visa but there should not be a valid visa on the back side of that page.
  • Relevant Forms & Photograph
    Fully completed application form appropriate to the type of visa and with two original passport-size photographs. The applicant has to complete all the points of the application forms clearly and in capital letters. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. Digital photographs are not acceptable (Photo Specification)
  • Children under 18 traveling without one or both parents or without a legal guardian must provide an affidavit for travel signed by both parents or by the parent or legal guardian not traveling and also a copy of passport's 1st and last page of parent.
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