Portugal visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Ghanaians visiting Portugal

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Portuguese Visa.


  • A valid passport/travel ID
  • Proof of financial resources to support you during your stay
  • Proof of accommodation (or at least proof of sufficient finances to cover accommodation costs)
  • Two current passport-sized photos
  • Medical/travel insurance
  • Travel itinerary
  • Letter of acceptance from university or place of study - for students
  • A bank receipt to prove payment of processing fee
  • Some embassies/consulates may also request a criminal record certificate.

Portugal Visa for Ghanaians

Facts about Portugal


Portugal is a great destination for tourists. The country is located on the Atlantic Ocean and this has really had a great influence on the culture of the people in the country. There are a lot of beautiful beaches and islands in the country as a result of the location of the country. The oceanarium is a top choice of tourists. The oceanarium gives tourists a little feel of the life of sea animals in the ocean. Other top destination includes; Furnas lake, Matosinhos beach, and the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian just to mention a few.

Portugal is a prime destination among tourists and this is reflected in the number of foreign visits the country gets yearly. Over 60 million people visited Portugal in the year 2016 and that figure went up by 12 percent the following year.

Types of Portugal Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 days 90 days
Business visa 15 days 90 days
Work visa 15 days Up to 3 years
Student visa 15 days 90 days

General Requirements for Portugal Visa


  • A valid passport/travel ID
  • Proof of financial resources to support you during your stay
  • Proof of accommodation (or at least proof of sufficient finances to cover accommodation costs)
  • Two current passport-sized photos
  • Medical/travel insurance
  • Travel itinerary
  • Letter of acceptance from university or place of study - for students
  • A bank receipt to prove payment of processing fee
  • Some embassies/consulates may also request a criminal record certificate.

Portugal Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Work visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

60.00 (EUR)

Portugal Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ghana


Location

Address

Accra

Block 26B, Room 1, Site B Community 3, Tema-Ghana

consulghluso@yahoo.com

(+233) 303 215 114-5

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the best time of the year to go to Portugal??
The best time to visit Portugal is either from March to May or September to October, because the weather is still warm, hotel rates are cheaper and there are fewer crowds than in summer. In those seasons, you might also be able to squeeze in a few beach days. 

Do Ghanaians need visa to travel to Portugal??
Yes. While some countries like the U.S does not need visa to travel to Portugal, visa is required for Ghanaians.

Do residents of Portugal speak English??
Approximately 32% of Portuguese people can speak and understand English, while 24% can speak and understand French. In fact, you are very likely to find more English spoken in Portugal than in Spain or France. 

How long does it take to get a Portugal visa??
You can apply for a Portugal Schengen visa 3 months before your planned trip. Depending on the nationality of the applicant, the processing time may take at least 15 days from the day of application. In some cases when required documents are missing from the application this process may take longer.

Is Portugal a Schengen country??
Yes. Portugal is a party to the Schengen Agreement.

What is the processing fee for a Portuguese visa??
Short-term visas (up to 90 days stay) like the business and tourist visas costs about 60 EUR to process.

How can I get Portugal visa?

Please should I come to your consulate and fill visa processing form or I should come there to fill it Thank you?

Is the consulate open after the Covid break??

Hi my name is providence from Gabon and I am an student in Ghana I would like to know what are the conditions if i want to go to Portugal to do one year language courses and continue my professional study in IT Thanks?

Please do you issue tourist visa?

Hello! Please is the banned on Family visit Visa and Tourism lifted??
HIQMA Alhassan

4 months ago

I want to know if the banned has been lifted?


Where do I start??

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