Which Documents to get Visa

Depending on nationality and duration of stay, some or all of the following may be required:

  • Passport valid for 3 months after date of return and with a least one blank visa page;
  • Completed application form duly filled in capital letters, get it and apply online from here;
  • Two colour passport size photograph;
  • Copy of itinerary with confirmed reservation or acceptance letter;
  • Proof of departure arrangements;
  • Proof of sufficient means of support;
  • Proof of health insurance coverage, example here.

Tourism visa: 

  • Passport or official travel documents accepted by Schengen countries, valid for at least 3 months longer than the validity of the visa, with blank page for attachment of visa sticker;
  • Application form duly filled in capital letters, get it and apply online here;
  • Two passport-size photo;
  • Proof of purpose of visit in the form of an official letter of invitation from host or business partner, provisional ticket booking and hotel booking where appropriate; 
  • Proof of sufficient funds and medical insurance may also be required. Fee (payable in cash, by postal order or by cheque);
  • For postal applications, a large self-addressed envelope stamped for registered or recorded delivery.

Business visa: 

  • Letter from employer or, if self-employed, from solicitor, accountant, bank manager or local Chamber of Commerce stating purpose and duration of the visit. References may also be required.

Carlos Verdinho
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