VISIT FAMILY AND FRIENDS IN PORTUGAL - PORTUGAL VISITOR VISA

Vizam.az 09 December 2020 70 views 8 min. read

Located in the westernmost part of Europe, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal hosts more than 25 million tourists every year with its fun and energetic daily life, fascinating cities, colorful and diverse buildings, ideal conditions of nature and geography. You too can join the ranks of these millions with a Portugal Schengen visa that you will get based on the information you will get from this article. If you have a family member or friend living in Portugal and you want to visit them, you can apply for a Portugal Schengen visa. You can read more about the documents you will need when applying for a guest visa, the letter of invitation and the general visa procedure in this article.

Portugal Schengen Visa

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Since Portugal belongs to the list of Schengen countries, you can apply for a PortugalSchengen visa to realize your temporary trip and obtain this visa. The reasons for applying for this type of visa can be tourism, visiting family or friends, business trip, medical examination or treatment, short-term study, exchange programs and many other non-permanent nuances. If you wish to receive long-term studies (such as bachelor's, master's, doctoral studies, etc.) in Portugal for a period of more than 90 days or to work permanently in an institution located here, apply for a Portuguese national visa if you have official invitations or acceptance letters from those educational and work institutions. you can Now we will give you general information about Portugal Schengen visa.

To realize your short-term visit, you apply for the "visitor visa" type of the Spanish Schengen visa. Note that a short-term visitor visa does not give you the right to live in Spain permanently, the visa is issued to you for your short-term visit.

Portugal Schengen Visa

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Like other Schengen visas, the Portuguese Schengen visa can be single-entry or multiple-entry. You can also apply for long-term visas, i.e. three months, six months, one year, two years or five years. Getting a Portugal Schengen visa will open the door to all Schengen countries during your trip. However, in any case, we definitely recommend that you make your first entry into the Schengen area from the country where you received your visa, i.e. Portugal. Otherwise, if you try to re-enter the Schengen area with a Portuguese visa, if you do not mention it during your visa application, the border service of that country may turn you back and deny you entry, although in rare cases. This experience has been experienced in some cases and therefore we advise you to avoid this risk.

If you are applying for a Portugal Schengen visa, you must indicate the maximum number of days you will be staying in Portugal during your trip.

Package of Documents for Portugal Schengen Visa Application

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When applying for a Portugal Schengen visitor visa, you must submit the following documents:

  1. The original and the duration of the first page of your car
  2. If applicable, copies of your previous visas and entry-exit permits
  3. A copy of your identity card
  4. A call from the workplace* and, if applicable, a removal from the salary card (search from the workplace for those who receive a certificate*)
  5. Search* and exit from the bank account in your name (Detailed information is listed below in the District bar)
  6. Texpasport copy of the exactments* of the properties in your name, if any, and your vehicle
  7. Proof of your civil service* (If you are a family, a copy of your testimony about marriage, if you have servants under the age of 18, a copy of your testimony about childbirth, or if your marriage is posed, a copy of your certificate about the exposure of the nigah)
  8. 2 Dimensions 3.5x4.5, biometric and mesh
  9. Aviabilet brons for your trip
  10. Hotel reservations for your trip
  11. Səfərinizi tam əhatə edəcək Şengen qaydalarına uyğun səyahət sığortası
  12. A completed uniform in the English language
  13. Diameter of the sample given from the system at the bar where the opinion is determined
  14. The package sent to you by the person you will visit (see below with details)
  15. You are the person who informs you of the right to live in Portugal (residence permit, national visa, etc.)
  16. If you have a family connection with the person who brought you back, you should be the one who supports it (for example, if you are a sonor, if you are a brother, if it is your sister or sister, if it is your brother, if you are both a brother or sister, and so on).

Documents marked with "*" must be submitted to the embassy in English. If you have obtained the original document in Azerbaijani rather than in English, in this case, each of these documents must be translated into English and certified by a notary and submitted to the embassy.

The invitation letter sent to you from Portugal must be official. In the standard form of the official invitation letter, the inviting person's name, surname, residential address, means of contact, details of the invited person, length of stay, etc. is reported in detail. You can print and present a scanned version of the invitation when you apply to the embassy, but the border service may ask you for the original invitation letter when you enter Spain. For this reason, it is recommended that you get the original of the invitation before your visit, even if it is not ready at the time of application. If you indicate that you will stay in the house of the inviting person, in this case the embassy may ask you for additional documents related to the house (rental contract of the house, documents of utility bills).

It should be noted that in our experience, it has been seen that in most cases, in addition to the certificate from the workplace, the French embassy, which applied for a Portuguese visa, also requested an extract from the e.gov.az government portal from the people who applied for the first visa. After your documents have been accepted, in any case during your visa procedure, you may receive a call from the embassy and you may be asked to submit new documents. Although in rare cases, during the visa procedure, the French embassy requires the applicants to purchase the hotels they have booked and submit the documents confirming this to the embassy.

The amount in your bank account is based on the travel dates you have indicated, i.e. the length of your stay in Schengen, the price of the flight tickets and hotels you have booked, etc. varies depending. In general, it is recommended that you have at least AZN 3,000-5,000 in your bank account for a one-week trip (equivalent to Euros or US dollars). This amount should fully cover your travel plan. When calculating the amount, you can sum up the average daily cost of 70-80 euros for each day you indicate that you will stay in the Schengen area with the price of your ticket and hotel reservations, and expect a little higher than the figure you received.

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If your expenses are covered by the person who invited you, this nuance must be mentioned in the invitation letter. In this case, documents confirming the financial situation of that person (certificate from the workplace, statement from the bank account for the last 3-6 months, etc.) should be submitted.

If you are an entrepreneur, you can submit the documents that will replace the certificate from the workplace (a copy of the TIN, a certificate issued by the Ministry of Taxes about your turnover, an extract from the register of your company) to the embassy. If you are not working, studying or in any case sponsoring another person to cover the costs of your trip, in this case a copy of that person's identity card, proof of employment (if self-employed, the documents listed above), proof of bank account and statement (this bank account can be both in your name and in the name of the sponsor), if you have a family bond, a document confirming this (for example, if it is a parent, your own birth certificate, if it is a brother or sister, both of your birth certificates, etc.) and a paper about sponsorship to the embassy must be submitted. If the applicant is under 18 years of age, in this case, if he is traveling alone, a copy of the permission document to leave the country from both parents or, if he is traveling with one of the parents, must also be submitted during the visa application.

It should be noted that even if you submit documents such as TIN, turnover certificate from the Ministry of Taxes, extract from the register of your company or sponsorship paper, permission paper, you must have each of these documents translated and certified into English by a notary.

Visa procedure

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The application for the Portuguese Schengen visa is made at the Capago visa application center of the French Embassy. Due to the fact that the Portuguese consulate is not active in our country, the decision on the visa is made by the consul in the consular department of the French embassy.

A visa appointment to submit documents is available online. An appointment is required to submit the documents. Visa application can be made no earlier than 6 months before the date of the trip. Except for fingerprint exempt applicants, all applicants are required to be in person when submitting documents.

Persons exempt from fingerprinting are divided into the following groups:

Persons who received a Schengen visa in the last 3 years and have a fingerprint in the system (except Czech visa)
Children under 12 years old
Persons who are physically unable to provide fingerprints;
Holders of a diplomatic or special passport and accredited to a diplomatic or consular post in Portugal
Diplomatic or consular personnel and their family members (spouse and dependent children) who will be assigned to an international organization with headquarters or representation in Portugal

The Schengen visa procedure may take 3-10 working days from the date of application

Note that our experience shows that the French Embassy plans the duration of the visa procedure according to the start date of the trip. Applicants with closer travel dates also get their visa results sooner. However, the duration of the visa procedure does not depend only on this factor, the complexity of the case can also play a role here.

Viza rüsumu 35 avro təşkil edir. Bu məbləğ milli valyutada, yəni manatla nağd şəkildə və ya kartla istənilən valyutada ödənilə bilər. Sənədləri təhvil verərkən viza rüsumundan əlavə 26 avro viza mərkəzinin xidmət haqqı kimi ödənilir. Bu ödənişi də nəğd şəkildə yalnız manatla və ya kartla istənilən valyutada etmək mümkündür. Viza rüsumunun manat ekvivalenti səfirlik tərəfindən günün məzənnəsinə görə tənzimlənir.

The possibility of obtaining a Portuguese Schengen visa

embassy of the portuguese republic

In Portugalia, where every country applies for a visa, your chances of getting a visa depend on the level of your profile. Your workplace and salary are normal, your monthly income is within the standard salary range or higher (in the experience, visas are experienced with carpet changes for people with a monthly income in the range of 400-500 AZN), you do not show enough money in your bank account to manage all your travel, the presence of nuances that bind you to the country (having property in your name, having family and servants) and the age of your travel history increase your chances of obtaining a Portugalia Schengen visa. factors. Regardless of the fact that in our experience there are people who have obtained their first Schengen visa from France, we have considered that the French visa is very risky when applying for the first visa for a person in cases where the profile is at a high level (although the nuances mentioned above are very close). If you have a Schengen visa before, your chances of obtaining a Portugal visa from France can increase significantly. In the case of the presence of some nuances, France may be a relatively better choice for applying for a first visa, given the presence of some nuances in France and other highly developed European countries (Germany, Italy, Scandinavia, etc.).

The fact that you are closely related to the person who invited you during the guest visa and that you submit documents confirming this to the embassy, as well as the correctness and completeness of the documents you provide about yourself and the person who invited you, have a positive effect on your chances of getting a visa.

Support visa to Portugal

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We, as a Visam.az company, can help you during your Portugal Schengen visa application. If you use our visa support service, our service includes scheduling an appointment on your behalf at the visa center, filling out your application form, professionally preparing your documents, and booking your flight tickets that will cover your trip. , will include booking or purchasing hotels according to your wishes, making travel insurance to cover your trip, consulting, following your visa procedure. Note that the travel insurance fee will be calculated in addition to our service fee. The insurance fee is usually in the range of 16-18 AZN for 1 week. You can get this insurance yourself. We can also assist you with notarizing and notarizing your documents into English. Additional fee for each document will be AZN 16. In general, the service fee for Portuguese Schengen visa support in our company is 69 AZN per person.

You can click here to place your order, contact 050/55-3000135 for more information.

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