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Schedule an Appointment

  • You are requested to make an appointment prior to visiting the Application Centre. All documents requested must be submitted at the time of submission. Incomplete applications may be refused;
  • An appointment is mandatory and must be made for each visa applicant;
  • You can book an appointment up to 3 months before the date of the planned trip;

    To book an appointment, you are requested to send us an email to appointmentportugal@vfshelpline.com with the following details:

    Full Name -
    Passport Number -
    Passport Expiry Date DD/MM/YYYY 
    Nationality -
    Gender -
    Date Of Birth DD/MM/YYYY 
    Contact Number -
    Date Of Travel DD/MM/YYYY 
    Preferred Date of Appointment* DD/MM/YYYY 
    Category Of Visa

    Residency Work Permit

    Temporary Stay Visa

    *Subject to availability at the time of request received

    An appointment confirmation will be sent to the email address provided by the applicant.

    Important: An appointment will be booked for the applicant ONLY if ALL the above information is provided. In case of any missing detail, no appointment will be booked without intimation.

    Note: Appointments cannot be cancelled or rescheduled; the applicant will have to schedule a new appointment in case of no-show.

  • Every applicant applying for a Schengen visa to travel to Portugal has to appear in person to hand in the application at the Schengen Visa Application Centre.
  • You must print the appointment confirmation letter in order to present it at the entrance of the Visa Centre.

Point of attention

Agents try to sell appointments, pretending they work for VFS Global. These agents are NOT working for VFS Global and let it be clear that at this moment the customer does not have to pay anything to obtain an appointment with VFS Global.