Questions tagged [portugal]

Country located in Southwestern Europe, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east.

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Recenty recovered from covid, concerned about US -> Portugal -> UK trip testing

My husband and I (both 3x vaccinated) have a trip booked on TAP Portugal for a trip to the UK with a stopover in Lisbon this weekend. Last month we both had mild covid infections. Portugal requires a ...
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Do restrictions exist for vaccinated Canadians travelling in Portugal?

I'll be travelling to Portugal over the holidays, leaving on December 18 and returning on January 2. I'm a fully vaccinated Canadian with Canadian proof of vaccine. I will have a PCR test before ...
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Requirements for travelling to Portugal from Spain via land

I'm an Indian citizen travelling in Spain for the last 14 days. If I was visiting Portugal by land: Do I need to submit a passenger locator card? I have a EU digital covid certificate. Do I need an ...
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Portugal Schengen visa, tourist or short-stay?

I need a Schengen visa to visit Portugal as a tourist. When trying to make an appointment on vfs website I got confused: Which one should I select as the category?
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Renewing a Portuguese passport 8 months before it expires

I am a Portuguese citizen, and my Portuguese passport expires in May 2022. However, I am planning to go to Lisbon for a few days in October. I am wondering if one can renew a Portuguese passport 8 ...
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Weed sellers in Lisbon / Portugal

It's common for people to try to sell weed to tourists in big Portuguese cities like Lisbon. The "weed" is, please correct me if I'm wrong, almost always just tea leaves (for €10/€20!). What'...
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Should I apply for NIF before renewing my Passport?

I am planning to apply for a D7 Visa in Portugal. The first step would be to get a NIF. I am also renewing my Indian passport for exhaustion of pages. Should I renew the Passport and then apply for ...
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D2 Visa: Portugal Complexities [closed]

Since the virus is slowly coming down I am looking into the D2 Application. Over here in India they have started taking applications again I think. The reqs seem to be complex a bit. But these things ...
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Is Portugal open to travel from Brazil and vice versa, by plane? Covid problems?

Is Portugal open to travel from Brazil by plane?
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Is Portugal open for travelers from Turkey

According to their website: https://www.visitportugal.com/nl/content/covid-19-measures-implemented-portugal Turkey is not mentioned in any group, does anyone know? Is traveling from Turkey to Portugal ...
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Instead of bank statement, can I provide brokerage statement? [closed]

I'm a citizen of a non-EU/US country. For an application for a Portuguese D7 residence visa, I am required to provide bank statements, signed and sealed, according to the information on the embassy's ...
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Travel within Schengen area on visitor (C) visa during pandemic restrictions

This summer we plan to drive through the following countries: Germany, France, Spain and Portugal. The group consists of a German citizen and two non-EU citizens having a German Schengen C visa. Note ...
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Avoiding customs duties when shipping back forgotten items to Portugal from the UK

I forgot my manual coffee grinder and Aeropress at a friend's place in the UK. The items were bought in the EU (but not Portugal) and I have receipts for them. They're missing all packaging and extra ...
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What identification is acceptable to show in Portugal?

I am traveling to Portugal in July for my brothers birthday, we are going to be attending a music festival that is 18+, what form of ID do you think is acceptable to carry while out in Portugal? I don’...
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Shipping vehicle from US to Europe

My girlfriend and I are planning an overlanding trip through Europe via car. We are trying to find cheap but easy and safe options to ship my car to Europe and back to the US at the end of our 90 day ...
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Can a US Citizen for a US company work remotely in Portugal tax free while sightseeing?

Thinking of going to Portugal for vacation but would like to spend more time there than our typical vacation. Do I have to pay taxes for the work performed there for US-based clients and company? It ...
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Travel inside the EU with expired student visa

I am a Brazilian who is currently a student in Lisbon, I would like to travel to France in a few weeks and my student visa is expired, however, I am still enrolled in the university for next semester, ...
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Traveling the Camino Trail during Covid

I am an American who plans to do the Camino Trail via the Coastal Portuguese way. I am wondering what the difference in travel restrictions means to walkers in both Portugal and Spain, and if towns I ...
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Traveling to Europe from banned countries on sweetheart exception

Europe is mostly locked out from the US due to COVID except for essential travel. Tourism obviously does not count, but some countries have made exceptions for visiting important family, fiance, or &...
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Am I allowed to take a monitor and a Slim PS2 to the UK?

It will be my first time flying to another country specifically from Portugal to the UK and i'll be staying as a university student. I wish to take my 23" monitor and my slim ps2 on my hold ...
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I'm American. re: COVID restrictions, can I fly through Portugal on my way to the Czech Republic in September? [closed]

I am a second year masters student who will be traveling to the Czech Republic in mid-September in order to continue my studies. All flights have layovers somewhere, and the cheapest/fastest flight I ...
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Is it allowed to camp outside the designated fields in Portugal?

Me and my friends are planning a road trip to Portugal in August. We would like to hire a camper for 4 people and cruise along the coast, and do some surfing. That said I read that camping is ...
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Travelling restrictions from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal

I would like to travel from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. I have a return (June 21 - 24, 2020) flight ticket from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. For the last 4 months, I was in ...
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Travel to Portugal

I'm looking to travel to Portugal either in July or August. What is the current plan to open back up for tourism. I've read around the 15th of June. Due to Portugal starting phase 3 reopening. Just ...
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Can a Brazilian citizen with Portugese residency return to Portugal with a passport that will expire less than a month from the boarding date?

My girlfriend, who is a Brazilian citizen resident in Portugal, came to visit me in London, and she managed to come in with her visitor visa (6months) so she decided to stay for more than 3 months. ...
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Getting a refund from TAP Air Portugal related to COVID-19

My international conference in Europe this May has been canceled due to the COVID-19. I have a ticket, purchased from TAP air Portugal, from Toronto, Canada to Lisbon. Because it is a non-refundable ...
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Multiple entry Schengen Visa query for Portugal [duplicate]

We recently visited the Netherlands in November 2019, my wife applied for a Schengen visa and was given a multple entry visa which stated schengenstaten. This visa was from November 2019 to November ...
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How many days get >1mm of rain in Guimarães and Coimbra?

I'm trying to determine where in Portugal and Spain we might want to stay. On Wikipedia I was able to find the expected number of days per annum with over 1mm of precipitation for nearly all the ...
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Luggage storage in Santa Cruz das Flores

My plan is to arrive in the city at 11:15 AM, and to stay in Fajã Grande on the other side of the island. The first bus that I can catch leaves at 5:50 PM, which gives me over 6 hours to chill around ...
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Portugal Customs - goods in quantities greater than those permitted

I am a Brazilian with a Portuguese resident authorization. I will visit my hometown in Rio Grande do Sul state and I would like to bring a kind of tea (Chimarrão tea) to here. As I will have a bunch ...
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Do I need an Apostille on my Romanian Birth Certificate for use in Portugal?

My situation is: I am an EU citizen, born in Romania I am living in Portugal, with my residence certificate already established My partner (co-habitating > 2 years) is an American citizen, born in ...
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Why are the connecting flights within Azores free?

According to SATA Inter-island connecting flights website Under the rules of the air transportation model on routes from Mainland Portugal - Azores and Azores - Madeira, SATA Air Açores is required ...
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Understanding Portugal addresses

Next week I'll have to visit someone in Porto and hand him an iPhone 11 which is a gift from his father. He is a visitor to Portugal himself. He provided me with a very unusual address. Rua Justino ...
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Lost property on Portuguese trains

What do I do if I leave an item on a Portuguese train? I was travelling from Lisbon to Lagos with a change at Tunes. The change was quite tight so I hurried. As a result, I forgot a bag.
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From France west coast to Portugal via ship?

I'd like to go to Portugal from France west coast (example: Brest or Nantes / Saint-Nazaire). Of course we can go there by car, but: I'd like to avoid the 2 days driving for 1562 km (Saint-Nazaire ...
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Buying train tickets in Portugal

Soon, my wife and I want to travel from Faro to Lisbon by train and back a few days later. I have found this website: Comboios De Portugal. A complication is that we are not exactly sure when we ...
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Where to send Portugal Appeal documents?

I have been rejected for a Portuguese Visitor visa and they gave me right to an appeal. On the refusal they did not mention any email or address for the appeal post. I am a well settled person in the ...
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Uber between countries (EU)?

I'm traveling with my family from Faro (Portugal) to Seville (Spain.) It is about a two-hour drive and I found Uber to be one of the most pleasant and reasonably cost-effective ways to travel in ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for France and Portugal

I applied for a Schengen visa 2 months ago for my trip to Greece earlier this month. I was expecting to get a multiple-entry Schengen visa for 3 months, but they only gave a visa for 9 days for the ...
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Portugal visa, business or tourism?

I am going to Portugal to attend one training program [as a participant] for 2 weeks. This program is related to psychology. Which visa do I need to take, Business or tourism?
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Schengen visa sponsorship document

I am a student in India. I will be visiting Portugal to attend a competition. My parents will be sponsoring my trip. So, do I need a sponsorship affidavit or a simple signed letter would do?
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I’m Australian with a 5 year permission to stay from italy

I am currently living in Italy on an Australian passport and a 5 year permission to stay document from the Italian authorities. As such can I travel to Portugal for a few months???
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Urgent: sponsorship and Invitation for Portugal Visa [closed]

We are a group of 3 Indian students who have been invited to Porto, Portugal for a competition. The inviting university (University of Porto) is paying for our hotel, food and local travel costs. We ...
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I got engaged while on an ESTA visa [closed]

Alright, in the event of me and my boyfriend (he is a US citizen) getting married before the 90 days from my ESTA visa expiring, and if we apply for a change of status, can I stay in the us while the ...
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Do I require a separate Schengen Business visa to attend an official conference if i already having a Multiple entry Schengen Tourist visa C-type?

I am residing in UK for the last 1 year and I am holding a C type Multiple entry Schengen Tourist Visa in my Indian Passport which is valid until 2020. This was issued for France, couple of months ...
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Ferries from Iceland to Portugal or Spain

Does anyone know if there are ferries from Iceland (any harbour) to Portugal or Spain?
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Can I rent a car at the airport without a flight in Lisbon?

I'm flying to Lisbon and staying for a few nights, then I want to rent a car and drive to other parts of the country. I don't want to rent a car as soon as I land since I won't need it in the city. ...
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Issue while reissue of Portugal Railway ticket

I booked two tickets from online app from Lisbon to Porto and return on 28th Jul, 2018. Lisbon to Porto journey date was 9th Sep, 2018 and return date is 13th September, 2018. We came to Porto on 9th, ...
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Can I change hotel after getting a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I need some information regarding hotel booking in Portugal. I booked hotels (with free cancellation) from booking.com in Lisbon and Porto before applying for a visa and submitted this booking ...
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Do I have to book a place for a tent at a campsite in Portugal?

In July I plan to go to Portugal (I plan to spend this time in Faro and vicinity). I want to sleep in a tent at campsites. This will be a small, two-person tent. Do I have to book campsites in advance ...