Visa Center Bangladesh

PORTUGAL Tourist Visa

For Portugal VCBD provides

√ Visa consultancy: VISAThing provides document preparation, assessment, preparing supporting documents, etc. for Short-term Schengen visas that include:
√ Tourist Visa       √ Business Visa        √ Family Visa       √ Others Visa.


By obtaining a Schengen visa, you are allowed to travel to any of the 26 Schengen States. But you must enter and exit through the State you have applied for the visa. And you have to submit your Schengen visa application at the embassy of your main destination.


Portugal is one of the 26 Schengen States. Short-term visas of Portugal for Bangladeshi citizens are defined as Schengen visas that are for a period of a maximum of three months. There is a consular office of Portugal in Dhaka, Bangladesh. But the Schengen visas of Portugal are represented by The Embassy of France in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Embassy of France in Dhaka receives the files on behalf of Portugal. Please note, a prior appointment is mandatory to submit your visa applications at the embassy. Appointments are arranged through the online portal link. All the documents and passports must be submitted in person at the embassy.


As soon as visa decisions are made, passports can be collected directly from the embassy in person.


The Embassy’s address and primary contact details are provided below.


Embassy of the Republic of France

Madani Avenue, Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave,
Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh.
Phone: +88 02 5566 8600, +88 02 5881 3811-14
General Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Long-term visa applications of Portugal for Bangladeshi citizens are submitted at the Embassy of Portugal in New Delhi, India. Please note, a prior appointment is mandatory to submit the visa applications at the embassy and The Portugal embassy requires in-person submission. So, the applicants need to attend the Embassy when submitting files and get a long-term Portuguese visa from Bangladesh.



Eligibility to Apply for Visa

Eligibility to Apply for Visa

Basic Eligibility :

Any Bangladeshi Nationals are Eligible to Apply for Portugal Tourist Visa (having a valid MRP / E-Passport with at least 6 months validity) subject to provide some required Documents.
Also Applicant should,
• be a genuine visitor
• have enough funds to support his/her stay and leave

Processing Time

14 to 18 working days approximately.
(The processing time at Embassy depends on the visa categories and proper representation of the visa application to the Visa office).

Documents Requirements

Passport :
A valid passport that is original and at least 3/6 months validity is essential. Moreover,
*the passport should not be older than 10years.
*the passport must have at least two blank pages.
*copies of your previous Schengen Visas (if applicable)
Note: All previous passports and Visa’s are required (if any).
A Cover Letter :
Covering Letter from applicant name, designation, Passport Number, purpose and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Portugal, Dhaka.
Round trip flight itinerary :
Containing the dates and flight numbers specifying entry & exit from Portugal.
Travel Insurance
Insurance must be valid for the whole Schengen area. The Insurance must cover the repatriation costs up to 30,000 Euros. The Insurance must fully cover the whole period of stay within the Schengen area.
*The conditions must be stated either on the insurance document or on a separate confirmation letter.
Photo Specification :
Passport sized photograph (3.5cm by 4.5cm)
*The photo should be a recent whole face capture with a white background.
*Neutral face expression (No smile & mouth closed)
Please Note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.
Flight and hotel reservations
Valid Flight and Hotel bookings or the inviter’s residence address is required
Invitation Letter (If Any)
An original copy of the invitation letter from company/ Organization or Friends and Family with evidence.
Applicants/Sponsors Financial Documents
*Personal Bank Statement of the last 6 months & Bank Solvency Certificate
*TIN certificate
*Income Tax certificate (Last 2 years), Tax Return (ITR)
Applicants/Sponsors Proof of Occupation and Identity
*Office ID Card/Visiting Card
*Company Letter Pad : A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, the purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job (if you are a job holder).
*Salary slips for the last 6 months
*Valid Passport, NID, Photo, and Birth certificate.
Forwarding Letter
NOC from the applicant’s company authority on the company’s letterhead stating the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of the visa.
**The NOC letter is highly important for your Schengen visa application.(Pay slips should be included in it.
Additional Documents :
For minors below the age of 18,proof of legal parenthood (if applicable) :
*copy of either birth certificate or proof of adoption (if adopted).
*custody decree in case parents are divorced or death certificate of parents (if applicable).
* ‘Letter of Consent’ from the legal guardian including his/her passport copy legalized by a notary public. (only required in case the legal guardian is not present during the Visa appointment.).