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Due to the emerging situation with COVID-19, and having as our main priority the safety and wellbeing of our nationals, employees and their respective families, the issuance of Schengen Visas and residence visas are suspended until 15-06-2020.



A Schengen visa is intended for individuals who need a visa to enter or transit through a specific country that is part of the Schengen Space, such as Portugal. Click here to check the list of countries whose nationals require a visa.

If you wich to apply for a Schengen Visa, please contact VFS Global

If you wish to remain in Portugal for longer than 90 days, you will need to apply either for a Temporary Stay Visa (when applying for a stay of under a year) or a Residence Visa (when applying to stay for over a year). In either case, please send an e-mail to this Consulate General, with the following details:

- Name;
- Date of birth;
- Nationality;
- Expiry date on  your passport;
- Expiry date on your UK residence card;
- Full address in the United Kingdom;
- Phone number;
- Estimated date of arrival in Portugal;
- Reason why you to wish to stay in Portugal for longer than 90 days.

For further information, please click here.



Tel: 0161 272 6382 or 0871 376 2101

Morada / Address: 50 Devonshire Street North, Manchester M12 6JH
E-mail: jvac.manchester@vfsglobal.com 

Morada / Address: 
1 Rennie's Isle, EH6 6QT Edinburgh - Leith
E-mail:  jvac.edinburgh@vfsglobal.com 

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