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Embassy of Portugal in Bern, Switzerland

Embassy of Portugal in Bern, Switzerland, located at Weltpoststrasse, 20. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of Portugal, or find information about the address, phone, office hours, emergency contacts, official website, Twitter, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    Weltpoststrasse, 20
    CH-3015 Bern
    Switzerland
  • Telephone

    +41 31 351 1773, Consular Section: +41 31 560 3850

  • Emergency Phone

    +41 76 816 5665

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Office Hours

    Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location Map

Location map of the Embassy of Portugal in Bern, Switzerland

Website

Office website

Social Media

Services

The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of Portugal in Bern, Switzerland.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Power of attorney
  • Authentication of documents
  • Consular registration
  • Citizen card
  • Voter registration

Head of Mission

Júlio Vilela, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Portugal without a visa. The most common types of Portugal visas are the following.

  • Temporary stay visas (less than a year)
    • Work (seasonal work, independent work, highly qualified activity, professorial activity, etc.)
    • Study and Research
    • Professional training, internship, or volunteer work
    • Health (Medical treatment, accompanying a family member undergoing medical treatment, etc.)
    • Youth Mobility - International Agreements (study programs, student exchange, etc.)
    • Exceptional reasons
    • Religious purposes
  • Residency visas (over one year)
    • Work (subordinate work, independent work, entrepreneurs, higher education teaching, etc.)
    • Study and Research
    • Professional training, internship, or volunteer work
    • Residency visa for family reunification purposes
    • Flexed Residency (Residency visa for retirement purposes, religious purposes, etc.)

Related Content

Types of Portugal Passports

Portugal issues several types of passports, including:
1. Regular Passport (Passaporte Eletrónico Português) 2. Diplomatic Passport (Passaporte Diplomático) 3. Service Passport (Passaporte de Serviço) 4. Temporary Passport (Passaporte Temporário)

What is Portuguese Electronic Passport (PEP)?

The Portuguese Electronic Passport (PEP) is a travel document (Portuguese: Passaporte Electrónico Português) issued by the Portuguese government. PEP is issued to Portuguese nationals with a valid citizen card or identity card. PEP contains an electronic chip; the chip holds the identification data of its holder: name, date of birth, place of birth, signature, digital photograph, and other biographic information. The electronic passport may be requested at the Portuguese consular offices of your residence area.

Visa Services

Portuguese diplomatic missions handle visa applications for foreign nationals who wish to visit Portugal for various purposes, such as tourism, work, business, study, or family visits.

Citizenship and Civil Registry Services

Handling matters related to birth, marriage, and death registration, and processing citizenship applications or confirmations.

Besides Embassy of Portugal in Bern, Switzerland Portugal also has 5 representations in the following cities of Switzerland:


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This page was last edited on 13 July 2024 at 01:51 PM (EST).