Dear Applicants, below you can find the major requirements before you apply for a visa:
All fees are paid ONLY in cash in Russian rubles. We kindly ask you to prepare the necessary amount without change.
The visa fees and service charges once paid are not refundable.
The applicable visa and service fees in Rubles are as per the current exchange rate provided by the Consulate. The same is subject to change without notice.
All the fees mentioned above are inclusive of VAT.
|Category||Visa Fee in EURO||Visa Fee in RUB||BLS Service Charge in Euro||BLS Service Charge in RUB||BLS Service Charge in Euro||BLS Service Charge in RUB|
|If you apply for a visa in Moscow||If you apply for a visa in other regions of Russia|
|Nationals of Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia||35||3019.86||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Nationals from other countries, Nationals of Russian Federation||80||6902.52||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children under 6 y.o.||0||0||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children from 6 to 12 (nationals of Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia)||35||3019.86||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children from 6 to 12 (nationals of other countries)||40||3451.26||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Urgent Visa for nationals of Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia||70||6039.71||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Urgent Visa for gratis categories mentioned in Visa Facilitation Agreement||35||3019.86||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
Exemption of Visa Fee charges:
In case of an application within three days before the intended travel, the fee waiver shall only apply to categories b), e) and f).
Please note that additional visa waivers may apply to certain categories of applicants, as per Portuguese national legislation.
* As defined in Recommendation No 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research.
The notarized consent to travel is also required in the following cases:
Important: if a child is travelling alone, confirmation from airlines (follow-me service) is also to be provided.
In case of an Urgent visa tickets should be fully paid, in case of ordinary visa booked tickets are acceptable.
If traveling by car, copy of the “Technical Passport” of the vehicle, international driving license and car insurance (Green Card). If the vehicle is rented, the leasing contract. Also must be provided a printed itinerary of planned trip.
letter from employer valid for 1 months, and bank/credit card statements and/or 2NDFL. Note: evidence of currency purchase is not considered a financial document. The relevance of these documents is 1 month from the date of issue. Funds required for trip: 75 euro – for the first day of staying in Portugal, and 50 euro per day onwards.
Applicants who have their own business must provide a copy of business registration and a copy of the tax identification number (TIN).
A sponsor's letter (if necessary), drawn up in a free form and indicating the relationship between the sponsor and the applicant, as well as a copy of the information page of the sponsor's passport and documents confirming the sponsor's solvency (see above).
Close relatives visiting Russian citizens residing legally in a Schengen Member State:
Close relatives visiting EU (EEA & Swiss) citizens:
Family members of EU (EEA & Swiss) citizens (not resident in their home country in line with Directive 2004/38/EC):
Friends of relatives visiting Russian citizens who have property or rented housing but do not have legal residing on the territory of Portugal or EU (EEA & Swiss):
You should look directly at the camera. Face should be open with no hair around it. Eyes should be open, mouth closed. There should not be shadows on the face or red eyes because of the light.
Head coverings are not permitted except the religious one. Please avoid heavy framed of glasses.
Dear applicants, please pay attention that as per the requirement of the Consular section of the Embassy of Portugal in Moscow the Visa centres can refuse to accept the whole set of documents in case the photo doesn’t correspond the above mentioned rules.
The standard processing time for a decision on a visa application is 15 working days. This may, in individual cases, increase to 45 days from the day of receipt of the application by the Consular Section of the Embassy of Portugal in Moscow.
Important! This period does NOT include the time required for the delivery of documents from the regions to Moscow and back.
It is important to note that as per the art.11 of the Visa code every applicant must sign its visa application form personally. Parent or official representative must sign the application form for minors.
Visa Application Form can be completed in Latin letters (transliteration), in English or Portuguese language.