Visas To Enter Portugal
EU nationals with passports valid for up to 6 months do not require a visa to enter Portugal similarly no visa is required for nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland holding valid national identity cards.
No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days for citizens of: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, EU, Israel, Japan, Malawi, Mexico, New Zealand, South Korea, Uruguay, USA, the Vatican City and Venezuela.
All other nationals of other countries will have to obtain a Schengen visa from their nearest Portuguese embassy. Usually a Schengen visa is valid for travel in other EU countries that are signatories to the 1990 Schengen convention.
If you wish to extend your visa, contact the Foreigners' Registration Service, Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira 15, Lisbon (Tel: 213 585 545) or branches in other major towns.
Portugal Golden Visa
The Golden Residence Permit came into law in August 2012 and allows non-EU citizens to receive a 5 year Residence Permit. To qualify for the Golden Residence Permit, applicants must fulfill one of the following criteria: