Before preparing your application and proceeding with submission, kindly read through the information about Portugal National Visas “D” to ensure you apply under correct visa category and have all required documents in order to avoid any delays or inconvenience during submission process.
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Temporary stay visas: allow entry and stay in Portugal for less than a year. Temporary stay visas are valid during the entire stay and allow for multiple entries.
Under Temporary Stay visa the applicable categories are: Work, Study and Research, Professional training or Internship or Volunteer Work, Health, Youth Mobility- International Agreements, Religious Purpose and Exceptional reasons- upto 1 year.
The Temporary stay visa for periods of over 3 months is issued, in exceptional and dully justified cases ONLY.
Residency visas: allow two entries and are valid for a period of 4 months. During that time, the holder of a residency visa is required to request a residency permit with the Immigration and Border Services (SEF).
Under Residency Visa (Over 1 year) the applicable categories of visas are: Work, Study and Research, Professional training or Internship or Volunteer Work, Family Reunification and Fixed Residency.
**MAIL-IN APPLICATIONS- Please be advised that applicants who enrolled biometrics within past 59 months can submit their applications via mail in San Francisco, New York City and Washington DC location. Click Here to know more.
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