Frequently Asked Questions

    • 1. How long does it take to obtain a Portugal visa?
      The processing time for a Portugal visa varies depending on Nationalities and type of visa you are applying, for instance whether you are applying for long stay or short stay Schengen visa. Generally Short Stay visa processing time ranges between 7-8 working days and long stay Portugal Schengen visa takes around 8-15 working days. For some nationalities it may take around 15 days’ time. Get in touch with our executive to know more about it in detail.
    • 2. Can I request for multiple entries Schengen Visa if I need to visit the different Schengen countries multiple times?
      Yes, you may always apply for a multiple entry visa for Schengen countries that will allow you to travel to the country at multiple occasions within a specific time period. However if you want to apply for multi-entry Schengen Visa you will need to show multiple ITINERARIES for different countries at the VFS centre for which we can help you with the dummy hotel and flight bookings. Get in touch with us to know more about it in detail.
    • 3. Do children also need to come in person for the Biometric Data Collection by the Visa Centre?
      All applicants, with the exception of those under the age of 12 must submit their biometric information for a successful Portugal visa application. Documents for minors below 12 years can be submitted by any other person at the VFS visa centre.
    • 4. How do I know if I am eligible for Portugal Tourist Visa from UK or not?
      If you are a legal resident in the UK with valid BRP (British Residence Permit) and have a legitimate reason for visiting Portugal such as tourism or business and have all the required documents as mentioned in the “VISA DOCUMENTS” section you are eligible to apply for Portugal tourist visa from UK. To know more in detail get in touch with us.
    • 5. How to apply for Portugal tourist visa?
      Apply online through our website. We will book an express appointment for you at the VFS visa centre. After getting the confirmation of your appointment simply visit the VFS centre in person to submit your visa application and biometric information along with all your documents. You may reach us via call or email to book your Portugal visa appointment or you may also directly apply by clicking on “Apply Now” tab.
    • 6. Is it mandatory to schedule an appointment to get my Portugal visa?
      Yes, if you want a Portugal visa from UK you must book an appointment at the VFS visa centre where generally it is very difficult to find available date and time for even months. However with our years of expertise, we can book the express Portugal visa appointment just next day itself on your behalf at VFS centre.
    • 7. How many countries are there that I can travel with single Schengen visa?
      With a Schengen Visa you are allowed to travel across all the 27 Schengen countries including Portugal. Remember your longest stay has to be in the country that you have obtained visa for. Here are the Schengen member nations that you can travel with single visa:
      Germany, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
    • 8. Can I obtain a Visa for Portugal on an urgent basis?
      With our expertise we can help you get next day Portugal visa appointment and can try to get your visa within a week’s time.

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