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VFS Global is authorized partner of Ministry of External Business of Portugal Visa applications for Portugal can be submitted at the VFS Global Visa Application Centre in Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro or Belo Horizonte.

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  • Please attention to the new mandatory fee for visa application appeal:

    Please be advised that if your visa application is denied, a fee of 75 euros must be paid for the process of appeal of the same. This fee must be paid by bank deposit or pix following the instructions that will be sent by email, and the original of payment receipt must be sent to the Visa Application Center together with the documents for appeal.

    Please note: the appeal fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee that your visa application will be granted.

    Appeal fee: BRL 414,34 (consular fee R$ 391,05 + processing fee R$ 23.29)

    Bank details for payment:

    Bank: Santander
    Agency: 0729
    Current Account: 13000778-0
    Beneficiary: VFS BRASIL SERVIÇOS DE PREPARACAO DE DOCUMENTOS LTDA
    PIX: CNPJ 13.531.190/0003-87

  • We inform that while your visa application remains under review by the Portuguese authorities there is no estimated deadline for completion, as your application is analyzed not only by the consular post in your jurisdiction, but also by other Portuguese authorities. Please note that the Consulate/Embassy does not provide the status of your application, therefore all dealings regarding the status of your visa application must be made through the VFS Global.

    Important note: Do not contact the SEF and the Ministry of Portugal, as these departments only communicate with diplomatic authorities.”

  • ATTENTION: We inform that despite the reopening of borders for Brazilians tourists, the SCHENGEN visa remains suspended indefinitely for all other nationalities.

  • VISA APPLICATIONS ACCEPTANCE PARTIALLY RESUMED

    VFS Global informs that the acceptance and processing of visas for Portugal through its application centers in Brazil is partially resumed.

    The measure takes place after publication of an order issued by the Portuguese bodies and the visa application centers must operate in accordance with the restrictive measures of each State Government as follows:

    Sao Paulo:
    Visa acceptance and processing by mailing: regular operation;
    Visa acceptance and processing by appointment: places offered on a reduced scale;

    Brasilia:
    Visa acceptance and processing by mailing: regular operation;
    Visa acceptance and processing by appointment: places offered on a reduced scale;

    Rio de Janeiro:
    Visa acceptance and processing by mailing: regular operation;
    Visa acceptance and processing by appointment: places offered on a reduced scale;

    Salvador:
    Visa acceptance and processing by mailing: regular operation;
    Visa acceptance and processing by appointment: places offered on a reduced scale;

    Nova Lima:
    Visa acceptance and processing by mailing: regular operation;
    Visa acceptance and processing by appointment: places offered on a reduced scale;

    We also inform that the separation of centers by jurisdiction continues, therefore, consult your locality to check if the corresponding office is available
    to receive your application.

    Due to the unpredictability of the current global pandemic, the information described above may be changed at any time according to Portuguese and Brazilian authorities, being updated through this communication channel.

    For more information access:

    Ministério dos negócios Estrangeiros

    Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras

    VFS Global

    7 de abril de 2021

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