Portugal Visa and Passport requirements.
enter Portugal, you may need a Passport and/or a Visa, depending on
the country you live in. Citizens from the European Community don't
need a Visa for entering Portugal. Portugal is also a signatory to the
1995 Schengen Agreement.
Passports must be valid for up to six months (depending on your
nationality) and are required by all, except by European Union
nationals and nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Norway and
Switzerland holding valid national ID cards. British, Australian,
Canadian, American and Japanese need a valid passport.
Although it is not obligatory to have a return ticket, it is advisable
to have one because, if you don’t, you may have to prove sufficient
means of financial support to return.
Visas are required by all for stays of up to 90 days, with the
- The above mentioned; nationals
- Nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica,
Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Hungary, Israel, Korea (Rep.
of), Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, San
Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, United
States, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela
- Transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first
connecting aircraft, provided holding onward or return documentation
and not leaving the airport. However, nationals of Afghanistan,
Bangladesh, Congo (Dom Rep), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq,
Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia and Sri Lanka always
require a transit visa, even when not leaving the airport transit area.
Health and Vaccination Information for Portugal
You will not require any vaccinations to visit Portugal, unless you
are coming from an infected area. The most likely infection being 'Yellow
Fever'. Make a point of checking with your tour operator or local
Portuguese Embassy if in any doubt.
EU citizens can obtain a refund of most medical costs by using form
E111, which is available from Post Offices, Health or Social Security
offices in your country.
Yellow Fever Vaccination
International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is required
only when traveling from an infected area and when the traveler is
more than one year of age.
Malaria - None.
Cholera - None