Portugal is part of the European Union and part of the Schengen Area. EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the country. Generally, all other foreigners require a visa for stays in Portugal, you can view a list of countries whose citizens do not need a visa here.
Information about getting a visa
We suggest you check visa requirements directly at your local Portuguese Embassy or Consulate. Useful links:
- A list of the type of Visa and access to application forms can be found here: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/portugal-visa/ or https://www.vistos.mne.pt/en/short-stay-visas-schengen/general-information/application-forms
- Consular networks: https://www.portaldascomunidades.mne.pt/pt/rede-consular
Visa Invitation Letter
Invitation letters for visas can be issued upon request only if the participant has paid the registration fee. Organizer reserves the right to decide if the invitation letter is issued or not.
To obtain an invitation letter, please write to the conference organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org
You should include in your email the following information:
- Your name as it appears in the passport
- Your passport number (you will need to use the document when applying for visa)
- Your private address