A short-stay visa that is intended to allow the holder to enter Portuguese territory for purposes which, if accepted by the competent authorities, do not justify the granting of another type of visa, in particular for transit, tourism and visit or monitoring purposes of family members who hold a temporary stay visa.

To present your application, you will need:

  1. Application form (available in SEF's website);

  2. One passport photograph;

  3. Authentic and valid travel document for more than 3 months beyond the foreseen exit date – photocopy of the passport and previous visas;

  4. Proof of “regular situation” in case of being from a country other than the one where the visa is solicited;

  5. Reservation of inbound and outbound flight;

  6. Labour-Economic conditions: proof of the employing entity and the salary received in the last 3 months, bank extracts (proof of income) that guarantee the stay and return;

  7. Travel Medical Insurance (minimum coverage of 30.000 Euros to cover any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital care or death, during the stay(s) on the territory of the Member States);

  8. Hotel reservation (if applicable) or “term of responsibility”. If the stay is with a family member, proof of kinship should be made and it may be solicited the proof of the conditions of accommodation. In case the subscriber of the “term of responsibility” is not Portuguese, he/she should submit legal documental situation in Portugal;

  9. Travel authorization for minors or court decision (when applicable);

  10. Guaranteed accommodation by family member or by the host, or a hotel reservation;

  11. In business trips an invitation shall be presented with the motive of the journey, dates of arrival and departure, as well as the indication of the host with the name of the one responsible for the invitation;

  12. In case of participating in political, economic, scientific, cultural, religious or sport events, proof enrolment in the event should be presented.

If you need furhter information or want our assistance in applying for this visa, please contact us.




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