Last Updated : Sep 4, 2023
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Before you visit the Portugal Visa Application Center, VFS Global in San Francisco for a visa appointment, ensure you meet all the requirements.
VFS Global (Portugal Division) processes visa applications for quite a few countries, and tends to be crowded. We recommend that you make your appointment as early as possible.
How To Schedule An Appointment for a Portugese Visa at VFS Global in San Francisco
Go to VFS's visa appointment website here.
Select 'Schedule an appointment'.
Create an account.
Sign in and select 'Book appointment'
Select VFS Global in San Francisco.
Select 'Short stay visa'
Select sub-catgory as 'Schengen tourist'
On the next screen, enter your details
Choose a day & time that works best for you.
Pay 31.5 EUR to confirm.
Download & print the appointment confirmation letter.
Where is VFS Global in San Francisco located?
110 Sutter Street Floor 5San Francisco, CA94104
How To Schedule An Appointment at VFS Global in San Francisco Using Atlas in 5 seconds
Choose an appointment slot
What To Bring To Your Portugal Visa Appointment at VFS Global in San Francisco?
At your visa appointment, you will need to provide the following information:
Visa application form: You can use Atlas to do this for you, or follow instructions here.
A valid passport + 2 copies: Make sure it is not expiring within 6 months.
A valid U.S. visa or Green card + 2 copies: with I-94/ I-797 + 1 photocopy.
Photographs: 2 passport-sized photograph with a clear face, light background, and the face occupying about 80% of the photograph.
Draft hotel & flight reservations:.
Bank statements for the last three months: we suggest downloading them from your online banking app or going to a branch.
Copies of any previous Schengen visas.
Travel insurance: coverage of at least EUR 30.000 to support medical emergency, repatriation due to medical reasons, or any other emergency handling during Portugal visit.
Visa Fees: 80 EUR, which can be paid using credit/debit card or cash.
Proof of employment: indicating that you're permitted to go on leave for the duration of your trip.
Proof of address: State ID, Driver's license, or a copy of your lease.
VFS Global (Portugal Division) in San Francisco FAQ
Can I go without an appointment?
No, you will not be allowed to enter without a scheduled appointment.
Can I print documents at the VFS Global (Portugal Division) in San Francisco?
Yes, you can print at a cost of $1.0 per page as per their official website.
Can I get photographs at VFS Global (Portugal Division) in San Francisco?
No. However, you can use Atlas to get those instantly, and pick them up on the way there!
Can I get a receipt at VFS Global (Portugal Division) in San Francisco?
Yes, you can request for a receipt.
For any other questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.