Portugal visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting Portugal

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


  • A valid passport with at least 3 months validity and at least 2 blank pages for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport photographs that follow the format of a Portugal visa should be provided. The photo should also be on a light background.
  • A copy of the applicant's return ticket is needed.
  • A bank statement dating back to at least 6 months must be submitted so as to show that you can financially sustain yourself for the duration of stay.
  • Children below the age of 12 are not required to go to the embassy for the interview.
  • Applicants should ensure that they have a copy of the correctly filled and signed visa application form.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Proof of accommodation for the duration of stay must be provided.
  • A detailed copy of the travel itinerary.
  • If the trip is sponsored by a friend or relative in Portugal, then an invitation letter is needed.
  • Applicants below the age of 18 years must provide a copy of their birth certificate and a consent letter from parents.

Portugal Visa for Zimbabweans

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 Two weeks 90 days
Business visa Two weeks 90 days
Student visa Two weeks 1-4 years

General Requirements for Portugal Visa


  • A valid passport with at least 3 months validity and at least 2 blank pages for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport photographs that follow the format of a Portugal visa should be provided. The photo should also be on a light background.
  • A copy of the applicant's return ticket is needed.
  • A bank statement dating back to at least 6 months must be submitted so as to show that you can financially sustain yourself for the duration of stay.
  • Children below the age of 12 are not required to go to the embassy for the interview.
  • Applicants should ensure that they have a copy of the correctly filled and signed visa application form.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Proof of accommodation for the duration of stay must be provided.
  • A detailed copy of the travel itinerary.
  • If the trip is sponsored by a friend or relative in Portugal, then an invitation letter is needed.
  • Applicants below the age of 18 years must provide a copy of their birth certificate and a consent letter from parents.

Portugal Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

99.00 (EUR)

Portugal Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Harare

Portuguese Embassy. 5 Wadham Lane Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe.

harare@mne.pt

(+263) 242 851 885

Frequently Asked Questions


How much does a Portugal visa cost?

A short-stay visa costs about €60 while a long-stay visa goes for €99.


Can foreigners buy property in Portugal?
Yes, foreigners can buy property in Portugal but they are to follow the laid down laws on purchasing properties in Portugal and they are to notify the government of their intention.


What is Portugal famous for?

 Portugal is famous for the production of Port Wine, which is produced in the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal.


Can I extend a Schengen visa in Portugal?
Yes, you can extend your Schengen visa but only in exceptional cases where new facts and special reasons arise after entry in Portugal.


Good day I am traveling with my Son, he has been selected to play for SCP Sporting Portugal Soccer Academy in Portugal. I'm accompanying to join the other team members in Luanda and connect to Portugal. Which Visa should chose?

Good day I am traveling with my Son, he has been selected to play for SCP Sporting Portugal Soccer Academy in Portugal. I'm accompanying him to join the other team members in Luanda and connect to Portugal. Which Visa should chose?