Family Reunification Visa in Portugal

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Excellent service, definitely recommended. Very good and reliable service!
Rakesh Rathod
Rakesh Rathod
14 Jun 2024

Service Details

Family Reunification Visa

This service is available across Portugal

Who Can Benefit from this Service?

The Family Reunification Visa - or Spouse visa in Portugal - as it also known as, is designed for:

  • Family members of legal residents in Portugal, including spouses, dependent children (biological or adopted), dependent parents, and siblings under 18.
  • Individuals in a de facto union, and their dependent children or parents, provided they are financially supported by the couple.
Who Can Benefit from this Service?

Be Prepared...

The visa requirements for spouses in Portugal include:

  • Applicants must first obtain authorization from the Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras (SEF). 
  • Essential documents include:
    • a valid passport,
    • recent passport-sized photos,
    • travel insurance covering medical expenses,
    • a criminal record certificate from the country of origin and/or residence,
    • proof of accommodation and sufficient subsistence means in Portugal,
    • approval of family reunification by SEF, and, 
    • for those seeking to enforce their rights as a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen in Portugal, proof of familial relationship (birth or marriage certificate)​​.
Be Prepared...

Process: Step by Step

  1. Consultation and Documentation: Assist in gathering and authenticating all necessary documentation, including proof of family ties and financial stability. This can be particularly important for those seeking an unmarried partner visa in Portugal, who typically have more difficulty demonstrating the nature of their relationship.
  2. SEF Authorization: Guide through the SEF authorization process, ensuring all criteria are met for a successful application.
  3. Consular Application: Support in scheduling and attending consular appointments with all required documents​​.
Process: Step by Step

Benefits of this Service

  • Expertise in Portuguese Immigration Law: Our team is well-versed in the complexities of family reunification visas.
  • Personalized Support: Tailored advice to meet the unique circumstances of each client.
  • Efficient Process Navigation: Assistance in avoiding common pitfalls and ensuring a smooth application process.
Benefits of this Service

Key Features of this Service

  • Support for a wide range of family members.
  • Guidance on meeting financial and accommodation requirements.
  • Assistance with both SEF authorization and consular applications.
  • Expert advice on navigating Portuguese immigration laws and regulations.
Key Features of this Service

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.
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