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PORTUGAL VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Portugal & holders of a Residence Permit issued by Monaco or a Schengen Member State, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Rep, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep of), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland.

For stays of up to 90 days to nationals of:
Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, British (passports endorsed "British Citizen" or "British National (Overseas)" or "British Overseas Territories Citizen" or "British Subject" containing a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the UK), Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) (providing the passport includes an ID card number), Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR China passports), Israel, Japan, Korea (South), Macao (SAR China passports), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, St. Kitts-Nevis, Uruguay, USA, Vatican City, Venezuela & holders of Identity Cards issued by Gibraltar endorsed "Validated for EU travel purposes under the authority of the United Kingdom".

For stays of up to 90 days to holders of biometric passports only issued to nationals of: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro & Serbia (providing the passport is not issued by the Coordination Directorate (Koordinaciona uprava)).

  PORTUGAL visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

PORTUGAL VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Portugal & holders of a Residence Permit issued by Monaco or a Schengen Member State, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Rep, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep of), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland.

For stays of up to 90 days to nationals of:
Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, British (passports endorsed "British Citizen" or "British National (Overseas)" or "British Overseas Territories Citizen" or "British Subject" containing a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the UK), Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) (providing the passport includes an ID card number), Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR China passports), Israel, Japan, Korea (South), Macao (SAR China passports), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, St. Kitts-Nevis, Uruguay, USA, Vatican City, Venezuela & holders of Identity Cards issued by Gibraltar endorsed "Validated for EU travel purposes under the authority of the United Kingdom".

For stays of up to 90 days to holders of biometric passports only issued to nationals of: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro & Serbia (providing the passport is not issued by the Coordination Directorate (Koordinaciona uprava)).

PORTUGAL TRANSIT VISAS:

Not required by anyone exempt from a visa listed above and those holding onward tickets and transiting on the same calendar day (only applicable to nationals of: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, D R of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia & Sri Lanka, holders of a residence Permit issued by Andorra, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep of), Japan, Romania, San Marino, UK & US & holders of a valid visa issued by Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep. of), Japan, Liechtenstein, Romania, USA & United Kingdom when travelling to any non-Schengen Member State or returning from Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep.of), Japan, Romania, USA or United Kingdom after having used the visa.

PORTUGAL HEALTH:

Participants of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC scheme) which allows visitors on short-term stays to other member countries to use the public health care sector for free or reduced-cost medical treatment and emergency care.

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate for Azores and Madeira only if arriving from infected areas.  No certificate is required from passengers in transit at Funchal, Porto Santo and Santa Maria.  Infants under 1 year are exempt.

Recommended immunisations: Hepatitis A & TB.

PORTUGAL WEATHER:

The coast has mild winters. The north and central areas are much colder. Winter is the wet season throughout the country although autumn rainfall in the north can be heavy at times. Snow is frequent inland and in higher areas in the north. The south is the sunniest, driest and warmest area

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR PORTUGAL:

Location of Portugal: Europe
Local Time in Portugal: GMT
Capital City of Portugal: Lisbon
Population of Portugal: 10.7 million
Language(s) spoken in Portugal: Portuguese
Dialling Code for Portugal: 351
Emergency numbers in Portugal: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 112
Driving in Portugal: Driving is on the right. National licence or International Driving Permit required. Minimum driving age is 18
Electricity in Portugal: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Portugal: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Notes: EUR: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500
Coins: EUR: 1, 2. Cents: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted
Opening Hours in Portugal:
Bank: 0830-1500 Mon-Fri
Office: 0900-1300 & 1500-1900 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0900-1300 & 1500-1900 Mon-Fri, 0900-1300 Sat, 1000-2300 Mon-Sun (shopping centres)
Hints in Portugal: Business is conducted in Portuguese, many executives speak English or French. Smoking is generally accepted but restricted in many public buildings and on public transport. On social occasions punctuality is appreciated. Dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. There is no official minimum drinking age
Tipping in Portugal: A service charge is normally added to the bill, additional discretionary tips are around 10%. Tips customary for taxis
Hotel Classification in Portugal: All accommodation in Portugal is officially classified by the Ministry of Tourism. Hotels are graded from 1 star up to 5 star. Estalagems (quality inns) are either 4 or 5 star. Pensions (boarding houses) are uniquely graded as 1st, 2nd or 3rd class. Self-catering accommodation also uses the star system: Apart-hotels are graded from 2 to 5 star; Tourist Apartments are either 3 or 4 star. Holiday Villages (villa and apartment complexes called "Aldeamentos Turisticos") range from 3 to 5 stars.
Import Allowances in Portugal: For persons of 17 years of age or older:
Travellers entering from non-EU countries (including Canary Islands, Channel Islands & Gibraltar):
200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250gr of tobacco
1 lit of spirits of more than 22° proof or 2 lit of up to 22° proof
2 lit of still wines
50gr of perfume & 0.25 lit of eau de toilette
Other goods to the value of EUR 150 (EUR 90 for travellers under 15 years)
4 lit of wine
16 lit of beer
Travellers entering from EU countries (goods obtained duty & tax paid - guidance levels):
800 cigarettes, 400 cigarillos, 200 cigars & 1 kg of tobacco
10 lit of spirits over 22%, 10 lit of spirits less than 22%, 20 lit of fortified wine, 90 lit of wine (of which, a max of 60 lit of sparkling wine) & 10 lit of beer
Prohibited/Restricted in Portugal: Narcotics and psychotropic substances, weapons (except those for hunting and use on shooting ranges), plants, animals, goods obtained from certain protected species such as skins and ivory

Airports in Portugal:

Faro (FAO)
Funchal (FNC)
Lisbon (LIS)
Ponta Delgada Joao Paulo II (PDL)
Porto Airport Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport (OPO)
Porto Santo (PXO) 

EMBASSY

Consulate of Portugal
3 Portland Street
London, W1B 1HR
tel: +44 20 7291 3770, 0906 550 8948* (visa enq)
fax: +44 20 7291 3799
email: london@portembassy.co.uk
website: www.portuguese-chamber.org.uk
hours: 0900-1300 (Mon-Fri)
* calls cost £1 per minute

 
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