All foreign citizens who are not nationals of EU Member States, the European Economic Area and Switzerland who have been admitted as students in higher education to the doctoral level as well as researchers collaborating on a research center recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science, and for performing a teaching activity in a higher or highly qualified teaching.
Please refer to the consular post competent to know the hours of operation for visa application receipt.
On the spot:
- Portuguese consular posts ;
- Embassy / Consulate holding the jurisdiction of that country, should not be a Portuguese consular post.
1. Application in the model itself;
2. Passport or other valid travel document;
3. Two identical photos, passport, current and in good applicant's identification conditions;
4. valid travel insurance, which can cover the expenses necessary for medical reasons, including urgent medical assistance and possible repatriation [exempt from the presentation of this document by the insurance is provided for in the contract];
5. Application for Criminal Record query Portuguese for Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF);
6. Criminal record certificate from the country of origin or the country where the applicant resided for more than one year;
7. Proof of accommodation conditions;
For the purposes of scientific research:
8. Work contract or promise of employment contract; contract or letter of engagement to provide services or a scientific research grant.
For teaching activity or highly qualified activity:
9. Promise contract or contract for services.
For highly qualified activity subject to:
10. Contract and work or valid employment contract of promise with at least one year's duration, which gives an annual salary of at least 1.5 times the average monthly gross annual salary or three times the indexed value of social support (IAS);
11. In the case of regulated profession, proof that you have necessary qualifications;
12. In the case of unregulated profession, be in possession of relevant professional qualifications appropriate to the profession specified in the employment contract.
You have no costs.
30 days. This type of visa is treated with the highest priority.
Information and education visa for foreign nationals seeking a residence visa for the exercise of a research activity or highly qualified in Portugal.