• Temporary closure of VFS’ Visa Application Centers for Portugal
  • From 17 March 2020 The Embassy of Portugal will not accept any visa applications therefore the VACs in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad will not be accepting any applications for Portuguese visas
  • As a precautionary measure and in order to avoid the spread of the novel Coronavirus/ Covid-19, all applicants visiting the Visa Application Center are required to have their body temperature checked at the entrance. Those who have a fever will be asked to leave and return another day when their health improves.
  • The Embassy of Portugal in Islamabad will be receiving Family Reunification applications from the 11 February 2020 until the 14 March 2020. Appointment requests need to be made at the application centre and appointments will be confirmed once approval from SEF (Portuguese Aliens and Borders Service) is received
  • Increased fees for visa applications
  • Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent
  • Delay in transportation of applications from Lahore due to adverse weather. For more information click here.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here