>>Who Needs a Schengen Visa to Enter Portugal?
Due to the Schengen visa policies, part of which Portugal is, you will need a visa to enter this country or any other in the Schengen zone, if:
According to the Portugal visa requirements, you must submit some mandatory documents as part of your short-term Portuguese Visa application at the Portugal embassy/consulate in your country of residence. These documents are as follows:
Travel medical insurance policies for foreigners travelling to Portugal that fulfil the Portuguese Visa requirements can be purchased online from Europ Assistance or MondialCare. Travel insurance policies issued by both companies are accepted by Portuguese authorities worldwide.
Subscription to an insurance plan to protect you from the high costs of illness
or accident during your stay in Portugal is a prerequisite for obtaining your visa.
You are recommended to obtain adequate travel, health and accident insurance
before you depart from your country. The organizers are not responsible for
personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the
A Letter of Invitation is a proof for conference registration and attendance application. It will be stated in English and may help with your visa application. However, it does not guarantee you a visa. Invitation letters will only be issued once your registration and payment have been confirmed. And it will be sent by e-mail.
For those who require a visa, please note that the Organizing Committee has no control over the visa application process, or the decision of the visa adjudicator in the embassy or consulate. The conference cannot be responsible for actual visa issuances. The process length varies from individuals, you're strongly advised to start your application as soon as you can.
Should your application be denied, we cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will we engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant.