The Embassy of Portugal in Beijing and Consulate General of Portugal in Shanghai are pleased to announce that VFS Global has been authorized to open the Portugal Visa Application Centre in Beijing , Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Wuhan, Chengdu, Nanjing and Fuzhou. This service is available for Chinese citizens and non-Chinese citizens legally residing in China who wish to apply for a Schengen visa to Portugal. This site provides details related to your application submission and collection process, along with other useful information.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Ireland Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • The visa applications are to be submitted at the Portugal Visa Application Centre in Beijing and Shanghai in accordance with the jurisdiction specified (provinces of PRC and the special Administrative Region of Hong Kong and Macau). Applicants who are not residing in the jurisdiction areas will only be accepted if they hold a valid Temporary Resident Card or can prove long term residency in other ways; i.e. employment, housing.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


Visa Forms
Visa Fees At A Glance
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If you have already submitted your application at the Visa Application Centre, to know the status of your application.

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General Information


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