Portugal visa requirements for Senegaleses

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Senegaleses visiting Portugal

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


  • Duly signed and completely filled visa application form.
  • Visa application form for minors should be signed by the parent or legal guardian.
  • A recent passport photograph taken against a white background is required.
  • Authentic and valid (over 3 months after the date of exit) travel document.
  • A photocopy of a previous passport and visas are required.
  • Residence permit is required if the applicant is not a citizen of Portugal.
  • Travel reservation (return ticket) back to Senegal required.
  • Travel medical insurance that is valid for the whole duration of stay in Portugal is required.
  • Economic and work conditions such as work certificate and salary, as well as three last bank transcripts (proof of means of subsistence), covering the entire stay in Portugal and return to Senegal,  is required.
  • Travel authorization for minors or court decisions.
  • Hotel reservation or statement of responsibility from the host in Portugal is required.
  • If staying with a family member, proof of family relationship is required and proof of housing conditions may be requested. If the person signing the term of responsibility is not a Portuguese national, proof of being legally in Portugal is required.
  • For business purposes, an invitation clarifying on the purpose of travelling and date of arrival and departure, as well as host organization and person responsible.

Portugal Visa for Senegaleses

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 business days 90 days
Business visa 15 business days 90 days

General Requirements for Portugal Visa


  • Duly signed and completely filled visa application form.
  • Visa application form for minors should be signed by the parent or legal guardian.
  • A recent passport photograph taken against a white background is required.
  • Authentic and valid (over 3 months after the date of exit) travel document.
  • A photocopy of a previous passport and visas are required.
  • Residence permit is required if the applicant is not a citizen of Portugal.
  • Travel reservation (return ticket) back to Senegal required.
  • Travel medical insurance that is valid for the whole duration of stay in Portugal is required.
  • Economic and work conditions such as work certificate and salary, as well as three last bank transcripts (proof of means of subsistence), covering the entire stay in Portugal and return to Senegal,  is required.
  • Travel authorization for minors or court decisions.
  • Hotel reservation or statement of responsibility from the host in Portugal is required.
  • If staying with a family member, proof of family relationship is required and proof of housing conditions may be requested. If the person signing the term of responsibility is not a Portuguese national, proof of being legally in Portugal is required.
  • For business purposes, an invitation clarifying on the purpose of travelling and date of arrival and departure, as well as host organization and person responsible.

Portugal Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Portugal Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Senegal


Location

Address

Dakar

Avenue des Ambassadeurs, 6 Villa Martha B.P. 281 Dakar Senegal

www.dakar.embaixadaportugal.mne.pt

dacar@mne.pt

(+221) 338 592 660

Frequently Asked Questions


How safe is Portugal to live in?

 Portugal is also very safe to live in. Portugal is continually ranked as one of the top ten places in the world to retire to. Portugal has a very large expat community, and most live here without coming in contact with criminally minded individuals.


What is the official language spoken in Portugal?

Portuguese is an Indo-European Romance language and the official language of Portugal. Portuguese is used in several other countries, which have had contact with Portugal over the years. A large population of Portugal's population, about 96%, speaks Portuguese.


What is the official religion of Portugal?

The most predominant religion in Portugal is Christianity, mainly Catholicism. Portugal has no official religion, though in the past, the Catholic Church was the state religion.