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General Information

The Embassy of Portugal in Iran is pleased to announce the opening of Visa Application Centres operated by VFS Global.

The visa applications are to be submitted at the Portugal Visa Application Centres in Iran. All applications will be assessed by The Embassy of Portugal in Iran, The Portugal Visa Application Centre offers the option of courier service for return of your documents submitted to us, directly at your doorstep.

Please Note: All applicants should submit their visa application in person at the Visa Application Centre.

We therefore under no circumstances accept nor receive couriered or mailed applications. We shall be forced to return the couriered or mailed application at the senders cost via the same courier or mail company.

Submission of Application 08:00 – 15:00 (Sunday – Thursday) Except Holidays

Passport Collection 15:00 – 17:00 (Sunday – Thursday) Except Holidays

For Prospective Applicants

Applicants who wish to apply for a Visa are requested to kindly read the information on this Website carefully. The guidelines listed on this Website are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being incomplete or a delay in being processed.

The processing time for an application at the Embassy of Portugal is a minimum of 30 calendar days. Please note that all those applying for a visa for Portugal need to have at least 30 days between the date of application and date of travel. Applications will not be accepted if this requirement is not adhered to.

The Embassy of Portugal will not process applications if the applicant is already holding a valid Schengen visa at the time of submission of the application. The new Visa application can be submitted only after the Schengen visa is no longer valid. This would be applicable even if the applicant is travelling directly after the expiry of his/her visa.

Please note that you may be required to appear before a Visa Officer for a personal interview at The Embassy of Portugal in Iran, prior to a decision being taken on your application if necessary.