Consulate General of Portugal
|Telephone number||0161 236 0990|
|Visa appointments||Book online at www.secomunidades.pt/vistos/index.php/en|
|Visa Applications||Applicants living in Northern Ireland should apply through the Manchester consulate:
Portugese Embassy Manchester
Application Forms are also available from The Schengen Office, http://www.theschengenoffice.com/portugal_embassy.html.
The Schengen Office also provides a courier service to collect & return applications. However, this service is not available to certain nationalities, please check the Schengen Office website for details.
|Validity remaining on Passport||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for (depending on nationality).|
|Other Passport requirements||2 blank pages for the visa sticker.|
|Student Visa validity||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for.|
|Application form||P||Download from webpage.|
|Photographs||P||3 recent passport-size colour photographs.|
|Bank Statements||P||Recent, showing name and address, and a minimum of £50 per day, plus last 3 month's payslips (if applicable).|
|Department Letter||P||Confirming status and attendance.|
|Evidence of return tickets||P||Reservation of inbound/outbound travel.|
|Evidence of Hotel booking||P||Provisional.|
|Travel/medical Insurance||P||Minimum coverage of €30,000, to cover any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention/hospital treatment, or death during the stay. Insurance cannot be part of your travel booking - must be taken out separately.|
Visa fee/payment method: €60 (£52, subject to exchange rates)
Payment Method: Please check with the Embassy.
|Comments:||If you are visiting a friend or relative, you will need an original letter of invitation.
If you are applying by post, please include a Special Delivery prepaid self-addressed envelope (available from the Post Office)