Before arriving to Portugal
Students from EU countries:
You do not need visa to enter in Portugal. You must, however, obtain a residence permit if your stay exceeds 90 days. If this is your case, you must present your Identity Card / Passport, a statement of financial support and a guarantee of health care in the Immigration and Borders Service.
Students from countries outside European Union:
Before leaving to Portugal, you should take into account that to study in in this country you need a study visa obtained in the Portuguese Consulate in your home country.
- Online Application
- Valid travel document (more than three months after expiry of the visa)
- Three passport photos
- Criminal record
- Medical certificate or health insurance
- Proof of housing conditions in Portugal
- Proof of finance survival in Portugal
- Certificate of Enrollment in the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria.
In case of doubt about the visa request, please visit the website of Immigration and Borders Service or send an e-mail to ACIDI (email@example.com).
An updated Vaccination Plan is also required as well as a Transcript of Records, which must be authenticated by the Portuguese Consulate in the country of origin, in order to be able to see their qualifications recognized in Portugal.
Note: The application for a study visa must be made with at least one month prior to the date of arrival at Portugal.
More information in: www.portaldocidadao.pt