Portuguese Embassy in Pretoria

The Embassy of Portugal is located in Pretoria which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Portugal located in South Africa is Mr António Manuel Ricoca Freire, Ambassador. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission: Mr António Manuel Ricoca Freire, Ambassador

COVID-19 Statistics - Portugal
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Portuguese Embassy in Pretoria could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Portugal Tourists Details
Portugal is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Portugal.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Portugal situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Portugal. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Portugal as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa Types Granted By Portugal Are;

  • Portugal Tourist Visas (T)
  • Portugal Business Visas (B)
  • Portugal Entry Visas (X)
  • Portugal Portugalemployment(E) & Project (P) Visas
  • Portugal Student Visas (S)
  • Portugal Medical Visas (Med) & Medical Attendant Visas (Med X)
  • Portugal Conference/Seminar Visas (C)
  • Portugal Journalist Visas (J)
  • Portugal Research Visas (R)
  • Portugal Missionary Visas (M)
  • Portugal Mountaineering Visas (Mx)
  • Portugal Intern Visas (I)
  • Portugal Film Visas (F)
  • Portugal Transit Visas
  • Portugal Gratis Visas


You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

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Good day My name is Jeandre Menezes, I was thinking of getting my portuguese passport, my father, and grandmother is from Portugal, whats the steps I need to follow to apply for portuguese passport? kind regards

Amb Radebe-Netshitenzhe

Hi, I have been trying even wrote to the Consular General but no response about my daughter visa application for vacation to Spain & Portugal it has been over 2 months. We need the passport bcos we have another vacation as family before she leaves. I am on vacation leaving Manila today where I am the RSA Ambassador and she need her passport for us to travel to Victoria Falls. Her name is TL Netshitenzhe and her friend is Thato who applied even a week before her. Her passport no is: A09969747. She applied through VHS Global in Rivonia.

Anneline Paizes

HI there, i have been trying to book an online appointment for my children's passports which expire in April. It keeps saying no vacancies available. I have been trying since January. Are you able to please assist me with two appointments.

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