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Lisbon Passport and Visa -
Do you need them?

Welcome to the Lisbon Passport and Visa Page.

Here you'll find out if you need one or both of these documents to enter Portugal.

If you're coming from the European Union (EU) then you probably already know that you don't need a passport or visa since we have our frontiers openned to travel inside the EU.

You only need your national identification card to enter Portugal.

 If you are under the age of 18, you will also need a written travel authorization from your parents.

The same aplies to the following countries:
  • Andorra
  • Iceland
  • Liechtenstein
  • Malta
  • Norway
  • Switzerland

Great news, right? Smile.

But, if you're not coming from one of these countries, keep reading.

If you are going to stay in our country for less than 91 days and you come from one of these countries:
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bolivia
  • Brasil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • South Corea
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • El Salvador
  • United States of America
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Nicaragua
  • New Zealand
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Uruguay
  • Vatican
  • Venezuela
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau

Then you only need your passport. Remember that the passport must remain valid for a period of three months after the departure date (from Portugal).

PassportIf you're coming from any other country then you will need your passport and a visa to enter Portugal.

You can get the Visa in the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate present in your country.

Accordingly with the principles of the Schengen Convention the passengers flying from or to another Schengen State don't need a new visa.

Learn more about the Schengen Area here.

Hope this helps!

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