The Embassy of Portugal in Riyadh has outsourced its visa application process to VFS Global in Riyadh.
While VFS Global will accept visa applications, the Embassy will continue to make assessments and decisions regarding all visas. This service will soon be extended to Jeddah and Al Khobar.
The Portugal visa application centre at the joint visa application centre in Riyadh was inaugurated by the ambassador of Portugal to Saudi Arabia, Dr Manuel Carvalho, along with Ajit Alexander, COO – Middle East and Africa, VFS Global.
Ambassador Manuel Carvalho said: “We expect that this new service, especially when it is extended to Jeddah and Al Khobar will facilitate travelling to Portugal for Saudi residents. ”
The Centre in Riyadh will accept applications for visas to Portugal from applicants and travel agents.