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Visa Document

Correct & adequate documentation is one of the crucial sections to acquire Portugal Tourist Visa from the Portugal Consulate in the UK on time. Producing & providing proper & correct documents effectively contributes in avoiding any potential delay or rejection in the Portugal Visa UK Approval from the consulate.

All the prospective applicants of Portugal Visa Online should note that errors & improper visa documentation can render Portugal visa application form invalid, and thus it can lead to Visa rejection. Therefore, we advise the applicants to fill the online Portugal Visa Application form with due care. Also, ensure to meet Portugal visa requirements before you can apply for Portugal Visa.

In case you are living in UK as a student, employee or as a spouse of the UK national & planning to travel to Portugal for vacationing or business purposes, then you are required to apply for Portugal visa from UK. This Portugal Visa will authorize you to enter Portugal & travel across the entire Schengen Zone.

In order to obtain Portugal Tourist Visa from UK, you will be required to produce & present requisite documents at the Portugal Visa Embassy. Presenting necessary documents at the Portugal Visa Centre minimizes the chances of rejection & helps in getting Portugal Visa UK Permit on time.

Please note that the Visa Documents may vary from case to case, according to the type of visa applied for.

The Visa experts at Portugal Visa are committed to provide up-to-date information & thorough assistance regarding Portugal Visa requirements to ensure smooth & convenient Visa processing.

Mentioned below is the list of general & necessary documents required by the Portugal Consulate for the processing of Portugal Visa Application-

  1. A Portugal Visa Application form

    All the prospective applicants of Portugal Visa UK should fill, sign & submit the Portugal Visa Application Form at the Embassy.

  2. Valid Passport

    Applicants of Portugal Visa online should present their valid & signed passport at the Embassy on Portugal Visa Appointment date. The passport should be issued in less than 10 years from the date of Visa Application. It should contain at least 2 blank pages & should be valid for a minimum of 90 days (3 months) from the intended date of return from Portugal.

    In case the applicant possesses any previous Schengen Visas sanctioned in the old passports, the copies of the same should be presented at the Consulate on the Appointment date.

  3. UK Residence Permit

    The Online Portugal Visa applicant needs to present original & copy of the UK residence permit at the Embassy. The Residence Permit should be valid for a minimum of 90 days (3 months) from the scheduled date of departure from Portugal.

    This Residence Permit should be either stamped in the passport or can be in the form of a bio-metric card.

  4. Recent Colored Passport Size Photographs

    The applicant of Visa for Portugal should submit 2 recent passport size photographs along with the Visa Application form. Please note that these photographs should be taken on a white background, sharply focused & display all the facial characteristics of the applicant clearly. The photos should be recent & not older than 3 months from the date of application.

    TMentioned below is the list of the supporting documents for a Portugal Schengen Visa Application form-

  5. Employment Status Proof
    • For Employed Applicants
      • The employer of the applicant should issue an official employment letter specifying the name & designation of the employee. The letter should be duly signed & issued in less than 1 month. It should confirm applicant’s employment status.
      • Last 3 months salary slips
    • For Self-Employed Applicants
      • Self-employed applicants should present a signed self-employment letter that confirms self-employment of the applicant. The letter should be recent & addressed to the Mission & specify the name & designation of the signee.
      • Applicant’s solicitor, accountant, bank manager or local chamber of Commerce should provide proof of revenues. These proofs should be submitted at the Portugal Embassy on the Portugal Visa Appointment date.
    • For Retired Employees

      The retired applicants of Portugal Visa Online should acquire an original letter from the local job center or Pension service & present it at the Portugal Consulate. This letter should be recent & not older than 3 months from the Application date.

    • For Students

      A UK student looking forward to apply for Portugal Visa should submit a recent & original copy of the letter issued by the British School, College or University. The letter should be addressed to the Mission & specify applicant’s name, details of the course/studies undertaken, attendance record & hence confirm the enrolment of the applicant.

    • For Sponsored Spouse

      (This Applies to the married couples only) A sponsored Portugal Visa Online Applicant either by the registered partner or his/her spouse is required to submit the documents mentioned below:

      • Marriage Certificate (Original & Copy)

        if the marriage certificate was issued to the couple outside European Union & is not in Portuguese or English language, then the certificate should be translated in the said languages by a certified translator in UK. Both the translated & original marriage certificate should be presented at the Embassy.

      • Original & Copy of the Passport of the Spouse/Registered Partner
      • Proof of Spouse/Registered Partner’s Employment:

        An official employment letter should be issued by the spouse’s employer & presented at the Portugal Consulate. The letter should bear spouse’s name, designation & date of joining in the company.

      • Proof of Financial means of sustenance

        The applicant is required to present adequate means of sustenance for the entire duration of stay in Portugal. These proofs may include spouse’s salary slips or bank statement of the last 3 months.

      • The applicant is also required to present a cover letter to confirm the sponsorship by spouse/registered partner. This letter should be signed & dated.
  6. Proof of Financial Means

    The applicant of Portugal Tourist Visa is required to submit a proof of financial means to support his/her stay in Portugal. The proof of means of sustenance may include the documents mentioned below:

    • Bank Account Statement of applicant of last 3 months. The statement should specify applicant’s name, address & an end balance dated within the last month. It must specify a minimum balance of £ 50.00 for per day of stay in Portugal & in the Schengen Area. The outstanding accommodation & travel expenses should also be stated.
    • Applicant’s salary slips of last 3 months from the date of application.
    • A traveler’s cheque covering an equivalent amount as mentioned in the first point should be submitted.
  7. Proof of Accommodation

    The applicant of Portugal Visa from UK is required to submit a rental agreement or conformed hotel bookings of every night that is to be spent in Portugal. These accommodation documents should bear applicant’s name, address of the hotel/rented apartment, complete contact details & intended dates of stay in Portugal or other Schengen member states.

    In case, the stay of the applicant is sponsored by the resident of Portugal (a friend or a relative), then an original Attestation Accursed should be presented by the applicant at the Portugal Embassy. Please note that this letter should cover applicant’s entire duration of stay in Portugal (or other Schengen member states).

  8. Proof of Transportation

    The applicant of the Portugal Visa UK should present round-trip reserved travel tickets at the Embassy. These proofs should cover travel documents (flight, ferry or bus tickets) to & from the Schengen Zone.

    The car registration documents, insurance documents, return travel tickets (of ferry or Eurotunnel) & driver’s driving license should be presented at the Embassy in case the applicant decided to travel by the car.

  9. Travel Insurance

    The original & a copy of the travel insurance certificate should be presented by the applicant at the Embassy. This certificate should be valid for all the Schengen member states & cover applicant’s entire duration of stay in Portugal (or Schengen member states).

    The minimum travel insurance cover required by the Portugal Consulate is EUR 30,000. This should also cover any emergency medical care expenses or emergency repatriation.