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E- Visa ( Less than 1 year )

Overview

Application is applicable in case you are travelling for temp residency ( up to 1 year ). This visa is given for a travel period more than 90 days up to 365 days.

Visa Fees

Visa Fees applicable for Independent work purposes, Professional internship, Medical Treatment: -

Ages VISA FEES IN EUROS VISA FEES IN EGP
Adult 75 1365.75

The above mentioned Visa Fee is to be paid in Cash in EGP.

VFS service charge

Applicants applying at the Portugal Visa Application Centre shall be levied a service charge of 601 EGP: payable in cash

Please Note:

  • The applicable visa fee in Egyptian pounds is as per the current exchange rate. The same is subject to change without notice.
  • The Visa fee & service charges is non-refundable in case the visa is refused.
  • Below are the additional optional services available at the visa application centre at nominal price.
ADDITIONAL SERVICE AMOUNT IN EGP
Premium Lounge 510
Courier Delivery of the passport EGP 110 per application (inside Cairo)
EGP 200 per application (outside Cairo)
SMS Service EGP 15 per application
Photocopy EGP 2.00 (per page)

All optional services are non-refundable.

VISA Fee Exemption:

ALL TYPE OF VISA APPLICATIONS:

Children under 6 years of age

Documents Required

General Requirements for all type of E-Visa

  1. Application form filled out and signed by the applicant, in case of minor children, form application form needs to be signed by both parents , to download the application please click here
  2. One recent 35x45 mm photographs in color, of head on, with the uncovered head for gentlemen and white background.
  3. Passport :

    • current passport must contain at least two blank pages
    • The passport should be valid for at least 3 months after return from the planned trip.
    • photocopy of data page and previous Schengen visa
    • Copy of all non-empty pages has to be provided.
  4. Original Criminal record certificate and translation ( children under 16 are exempted)

  5. Request for criminal record enquiry by the immigration and border services (SEF).
  6. Round flight ticket or Reservation indicating the complete itinerary of the tour more than 90 days and less than 365 days
  7. Proof of accommodation in Portugal.
  8. Rejection before of not (in case of rejection before a copy of rejection letter should attached) + Copy of National ID.
  9. Up-to-date original personal bank account statement for the last 6 months and stamped.
  10. Valid travel insurance, allowing medical coverage, including medical emergencies and repatriation and cover the duration of stay. (Travel insurance from Portugal is accepted).
  11. Documents to be provided by minors:
    • Birth certificate translated.(copy + original )
    • If the minor travel without his/her legal guardian: a power of attorney of both parents or legal guardian, the application needs to be signed by both parents in front of VFS Global agent, in case of one parent/guardian is residing in another country, he/she has to submit a written letter of consent to the travel.
    • If the minor is travelling with one parent or one of his/her legal guardian : a power of attorney of the other parent, who isn’t traveling or a legal guardian needs to be submitted, in case if one parent/guardian is residing in another country, he/she has to submit a written letter of consent to the travel. Itinerary, if visiting more than one member state. Itinerary, if visiting more than one member state.

Requirements for Scientific research, academic teaching or highly qualified Visa (E - Visa) less than 1 Year:

  1. HR letter for the traveler even if he resigned from his work. In case of high qualified they should present justifications
  2. Work contract signed by the traveller and the employer in Portugal and should provide a declaration issued by the Employment and Training Institute (IEFP).
  3. Invitation letter issued by a higher education institution or professional training institution and Invitation Letter issued by a research center.

For more information, kindly check the checklist. Click Here

Requirements for Work Visa (E - Visa) less than 1 Year:

  1. HR letter for the traveler even if he resigned from his work. In case of high qualified they should present justifications
  2. Work contract signed by the traveller and the employer in Portugal and should provide a declaration issued by the Employment and Training Institute (IEFP).
  3. Invitation letter stamped and signed on the company official paper with full address and contacts of the company.

For more information, kindly check the checklist. Click here

Requirements for Medical treatment Visa (E - Visa) less than 1 Year:

  1. HR letter for the traveler even if he resigned from his work. In case of high qualified they should present justifications.
  2. Medical report and document issued by the public health establishment or officially recognized health establishment certifying inpatient from Portugal and reports from Egypt.

For more information, kindly check the checklist. Click here.

If the document provided is in Arabic it should be translated into English or Portuguese, there is no need to translate the document if it’s originally issued in English.

Photo Specifications

Applicants need to submit your Application form with the new photo format, as explained below:

General

The photo must fulfill the norm specified by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).

  • Use plain light-coloured background.
  • The photo must be no more than 6-months old.
  • Not tilted picture (portrait style) showing both edges of face clearly.
  • Close up of the head and top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70–80% of the photograph.
  • Photo in sharp focus and clear.

Photo Size

The photo for each visa applicant submitted must measure:

  • The picture dimensions must be 240 pixels wide by 320 pixels high at least. A smaller picture will be rejected. For instance, a photo being 235 pixels by 320 pixels is not valid.
  • On the other hand, the photo should keep a proportion of 3 x 4 (width x height) within limits. However, 450 x 340 pixels picture would be valid, but not a 290 x 340 pixels one.
  • Finally, the image weight (size in Kbytes) can never be bigger than 120 Kbytes. Finally, the image weight (size in Kbytes) can never be bigger than 120 Kbytes.

Resolution

  • An image resolution is measured in DPI (dots per inch) and it's mainly used to control printing quality. Therefore, higher resolution means better printing quality.
  • Photos resolution should be 300 dpi, so, when you scan the image, check this parameter carefully. However, bear in mind that the higher the resolution, the bigger the picture.
  • The only image format accepted is JPEG (Join Photograph Expert Grup Format). The other image formats such as BMP, TIFF, GIF, PNG, etc. will be rejected (a warning will be shown).

    • Attaching the Photo to the Application form
  • Glue one photograph to the application form in the designated space.

Note: If children are traveling with their parents and are included inside the passport of the mother and/or the father, one photograph for each children MUST be glued to the application form of the father or the mother, depending on whom are they traveling with.

Please follow these instructions carefully. If the photograph presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete.

Processing Time

The legal processing time for a national visa is 30-90 calendar days.

Download Forms

Please click here to fill the Visa form