NOTICE: Gradual return to processing and issuing of visas to Portugal

  • From 16 June, next Tuesday, we will start receiving and processing the following types of National Visas:
  • Temporary stay (E6) and residence (D4) for studying purposes
  • Family reunification (D6)
  • Temporary stay for activities of research (E4) and residence for lecturing (at universities) or highly qualified activities (D3)
  • Temporary transference of workers between branches of the same company (E2) and for independent activity / entrepreneur immigrants / Startup visa (D2)
  • Temporary stay visas for medical treatment (E1) and temporary stay to accompany a sick family member subject to medical treatment (E7) will only be issued when urgent medical procedures are at stake, within the scope of health protocols. Regarding the accompanying persons (E7), visas will only be processed when their presence is considered essential (case of minors or disabled)
  • Schengen Visas will continue suspended until 1 July (with exceptions allowed by Order 5612-A /2020)
  • The following National Visas will continue suspended until further notice:
  • Residence for subordinate professional activity (D1)
  • Retired and religious people (D7)
  • Temporary stay for independent professional activity (E3)
  • Amateur sport activities (E5)
  • Seasonal work (E8)
  • Learning and professional courses (E9)
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