Portugal Visa free countries list

Portugal has the powerful European passport in the world with access to most countries in the World.

As 2021, Portuguese citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 188 countries and territories, ranking the Portuguese passport 6th in terms of travel freedom according to Henley.

Please find below the visa regime of full list of countries and territories accessible to Portuguese passport holders.

Countries

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay
Notes (excluding departure fees)
Afghanistan Visa required
Albania Visa not required 90 days
Citizen Card valid
Algeria Visa required
Andorra
Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
Angola eVisa 30 days
Visitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested such pre-visa from the consulates of Angola abroad, are then issued with a visa on arrival at the country’s border check points.
For a maximum total stay of 90 days within a one year period.
Besides having printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, passengers must: have a return/onward ticket, and have a hotel reservation confirmation.
Antigua and Barbuda Visa not required 6 months
Argentina Visa not required 90 days
Armenia Visa not required 180 days
Australia eVisitor 90 days
90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
Austria
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Azerbaijan eVisa 30 days
Bahamas Visa not required 3 months
Bahrain eVisa / Visa on arrival 14 days
Bangladesh Visa on arrival 30 days
Not available at all entry points.
Barbados Visa not required 3 months
Belarus Visa not required 30 days
Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
Belgium
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Belize Visa not required 1 month
Benin eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days / 8 days
Must have an international vaccination certificate.
Bhutan Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Bolivia Visa not required 90 days
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required 90 days
90 days within 6-month period
Citizen Card valid
Botswana Visa not required 90 days
90 days within year period
Brazil Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Brunei Visa not required 90 days
Bulgaria
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Burkina Faso Visa on arrival 1 month
Burundi Visa required
Cambodia eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa is also obtainable online.
Cameroon Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Canada Visa not required 6 months
eTA required if arriving by air.
Cape Verde Visa not required 30 days
Must register online at least five days prior to arrival.
Central African Republic Visa required
Chad Visa required
Chile Visa not required 90 days
China Visa required
24-hour visit without a visa when in transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou Changle International Airport, Huangshan Tunxi International Airport, Mudanjiang Hailang Airport, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and Yanji Chaoyangchuan Airport).
72-hour visit without a visa when in transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.
144-hours visit without a visa when in transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi’an. Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan do count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours visa-free transit (TWOV) policies.
Colombia Visa not required 180 days
90 days – extendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period
Comoros Visa on arrival 45 days
Republic of the Congo Visa required
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required
Costa Rica Visa not required 90 days
Côte d’Ivoire eVisa 3 months
eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
Croatia
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Cuba
Tourist Card required
Cyprus
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Czech Republic
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Denmark
Freedom of movement
(DK)Citizen Card valid
Djibouti eVisa 31 days
Dominica Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Dominican Republic Visa not required 90 days
Ecuador Visa not required 90 days
Egypt eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Citizen Card valid
El Salvador Visa not required 3 months
Equatorial Guinea Visa required
Eritrea Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Estonia
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Eswatini Visa not required 30 days
Ethiopia eVisa / Visa on arrival up to 90 days
Visa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
Fiji Visa not required 4 months
Finland
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
France
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Gabon eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
Gambia Visa not required 90 days
Georgia Visa not required 1 year
Citizen Card valid
Germany
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Ghana Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Greece
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Grenada Visa not required 3 months
Guatemala Visa not required 90 days
Guinea eVisa 90 days
Guinea-Bissau eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Guyana Visa not required 3 months
Haiti Visa not required 90 days
Honduras Visa not required 3 months
Hungary
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Iceland
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
India e-Visa 60 days
e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports[Note 1] or 3 designated seaports.[Note 2]
An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
Indonesia Visa not required 30 days
Iran eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Iraq Visa on arrival 60 days
Visa on arrival at approved land, sea and air border crossings.
Visa not required for up to 30 days to Iraqi Kurdistan.
Ireland
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Israel Visa not required 3 months
Italy
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Jamaica Visa not required 30 days
Japan Visa not required 90 days
Jordan
Free visa on arrival
Conditions apply.
Not available at all entry points.
Citizen Card valid arrival at Aqaba airport (organized tours)
Kazakhstan Visa not required 30 days
Kenya eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Kiribati Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
North Korea Visa required
South Korea Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Kuwait eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Kyrgyzstan Visa not required 60 days
Laos eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,[Note 3] and at 13 border crossings[Note 4] as well as Tanalaeng train station in Vientiane, which connects to the train station in Nongkai, Thailand. Visa on arrival facility will be gradually phased out at various border crossings starting January 2020.
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Latvia
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Lebanon Visa on arrival 1 month
Extendable for 2 additional months
Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
Lesotho Visa not required 14 days
Liberia Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Libya Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Liechtenstein
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Lithuania
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Luxembourg
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Madagascar eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Malawi eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Malaysia Visa not required 90 days
Maldives Free visa on arrival 30 days
Mali Visa required
Malta
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Marshall Islands Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Mauritania Visa on arrival
Available at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
Mauritius Visa not required 90 days
Mexico Visa not required 180 days
Micronesia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Moldova Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Citizen Card valid
Monaco
Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
Mongolia Visa on arrival 30 days
Visa may be obtained on arrival only at Ulaanbaatar Airport.
The consular department of the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia advises for visa to be applied for prior to arrival.
Montenegro Visa not required 90 days
Citizen Card valid for 30 days
Morocco Visa not required 3 months
Mozambique Visa on arrival 30 days
Myanmar eVisa 28 days
eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
Namibia Visa not required 3 months
3 months within a calendar year
Nauru Visa required
Nepal Visa on arrival 90 days
Not available at all entry points.
Netherlands
Freedom of movement
(European Netherlands)Citizen Card valid
New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority 3 months
Portuguese passport holders must also have the right to live permanently in Portugal, otherwise a visa is required.
International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure. Such travellers are not required to pay the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.
Nicaragua Visa not required 90 days
Niger Visa required
Nigeria Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
North Macedonia Visa not required 90 days
Citizen Card valid
Norway
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Oman Visa not required 14 days
eVisa valid for 30 days is also available.
Holders of diplomatic or official passports is up to 90 days.
Pakistan Online Visa
Online Visa eligible.
Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
Palau Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Panama Visa not required 180 days
Papua New Guinea eVisa / Free visa on arrival 60 days
Paraguay Visa not required 90 days
Peru Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
Philippines Visa not required 30 days
14 days If passports issued to permanent residents of Macau only
Poland
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Qatar Visa not required 90 days
Romania
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Russia eVisa 16 days
e-Visa holders must arrive and departure via 29 checkpoints
72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
Rwanda eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required 3 months
Saint Lucia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Samoa Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
San Marino
Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa not required 15 days
Saudi Arabia eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Senegal Visa not required 90 days
Serbia Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
Citizen Card valid
Seychelles Visa not required 3 months
Sierra Leone Visa on arrival
Singapore Visa not required 90 days
Slovakia
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Slovenia
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Solomon Islands Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Somalia Visa on arrival
Available at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports.
30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
South Africa Visa not required 90 days
South Sudan Electronic Visa
Obtainable online
Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
Spain
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Sri Lanka eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Sudan Visa required
Suriname E-tourist card 90 days
Multiple entry eVisa is also available.
Sweden
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Switzerland
Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Syria Visa required
Tajikistan Visa on arrival 45 days
At Dushanbe International Airport.
Visa also available online.
E-visa holders can enter through all border points.
Tanzania eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Thailand Visa not required 30 days
Maximum two visits annually if not arriving by air.
Timor-Leste Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Togo Visa on arrival 7 days
Tonga Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Tunisia Visa not required 3 months
Citizen Card valid in certain cases
Turkey Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Citizen Card valid
Turkmenistan Visa required
Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
Tuvalu Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Uganda
eVisa / Visa on arrival
Determined at the port of entry.
May apply online.
Ukraine Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
United Arab Emirates Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
United Kingdom Visa not required 6 months
ID card valid until 1 October 2021.
United States Visa Waiver Program 90 days
On arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
Uruguay Visa not required 90 days
Uzbekistan Visa not required 30 days
Vanuatu Visa not required 90 days
90 days within any 180 day period
Vatican City
Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
Venezuela Visa not required 90 days
Vietnam eVisa 30 days
Yemen Visa required
Zambia eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Strictly tourism purposes only.
Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Territories including Disputed

Europe
Abkhazia Visa required
Mount Athos Special permit required
Special permit required (4 days: 25 euro for Orthodox visitors, 35 euro for non-Orthodox visitors, 18 euro for students). There is a visitors’ quota: maximum 100 Orthodox and 10 non-Orthodox per day and women are not allowed.
Brest and Grodno Visa not required
Visa-free for 10 days
Crimea Visa required
Visa issued by Russia is required.
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Visa not required
3 months Citizen Card valid
UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus Access Permit required
Access Permit is required for travelling inside the zone, except Civil Use Areas.
Faroe Islands Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
Gibraltar Visa not required
Citizen Card valid.
6 months from January 2021
Guernsey Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
6 months from January 2021
Alderney Visa not required.
Citizen Card valid
6 months from January 2021
Sark Visa not required.
Citizen Card valid
6 months from January 2021
Isle of Man Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
6 months from January 2021
Jan Mayen Permit required
Permit issued by the local police required for staying for less than 24 hours and permit issued by the Norwegian police for staying for more than 24 hours.
Jersey Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
6 months from January 2021
Kaliningrad Oblast eVisa
From 1 July 2019, Portuguese citizens are eligible for eVisa access to Kalinigrad oblast for 8 days.
Kosovo Visa not required
90 days Citizen Card valid
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Visa required
Travellers with Nagorno-Karabakh visa (expired or valid) or evidence of travel to Nagorno-Karabakh (stamps) will be permanently denied entry to Azerbaijan.
Novorossiya Restricted area
Crossing from Ukraine requires visit purpose to be explained to Ukrainian passport control on exit and those who entered from Russia are not allowed to proceed further into Ukraine.
Russia Special authorization required
Several closed cities and regions in Russia require special authorization.
South Ossetia Visa not required
Multiple entry visa to Russia and three-day prior notification are required to enter South Ossetia.
Svalbard Visa not required
Unlimited period under Svalbard TreatyCitizen Card valid
Transnistria Visa not required
Registration required after 24h.
Africa
British Indian Ocean Territory Special permit required
Special permit required.
Eritrea outside Asmara Travel permit required
To travel in the rest of the country, a Travel Permit for Foreigners is required (20 Eritrean nakfa).
Mayotte Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Réunion Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Canary Islands Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Ceuta Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Melilla Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Madeira Freedom of movement
Unlimited Stay in Portugal Territory, the Portuguese Citizens Permanently have the right to live and work freely in Madeira.Savage Islands are also Portugal Territory Zone.
Ascension Island eVisa
3 months within any year period
Saint Helena Visitor’s Pass required
Visitor’s Pass granted on arrival valid for 4/10/21/60/90 days for 12/14/16/20/25 pound sterling.
Tristan da Cunha Permission required
Permission to land required for 15/30 pounds sterling (yacht/ship passenger) for Tristan da Cunha Island or 20 pounds sterling for Gough Island, Inaccessible Island or Nightingale Islands.
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Undefined visa regime in the Western Sahara controlled territory.
Somaliland Visa on arrival
30 days for 30 US dollars, payable on arrival.
Sudan Travel permit required
All foreigners traveling more than 25 kilometers outside of Khartoum must obtain a travel permit.
Darfur Travel permit required
Separate travel permit is required.
Asia
Visitor to Visa requirement
Notes (excluding departure fees)
Hainan Visa not required
Visa not required for 30 days with an invitation letter from an accredited local tour agency, or present a confirmed hotel reservation and return/onward ticket before immigration.
Hong Kong Visa not required 90 days
India PAP/RAP PAP/RAP required
Protected Area Permit (PAP) required for all of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and parts of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand. Restricted Area Permit (RAP) required for all of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep and parts of Sikkim. Some of these requirements are occasionally lifted for a year.
Iraqi Kurdistan Visa on arrival
Visa on arrival for 15 days is available at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports.
Kazakhstan Special permission required
Special permission required for the town of Baikonur and surrounding areas in Kyzylorda Oblast, and the town of Gvardeyskiy near Almaty.
Kish Island Visa not required
Visitors to Kish Island do not require a visa.
Macau Visa not required 90 days
Sabah and Sarawak Visa not required
These states have their own immigration authorities and passport is required to travel to them, however the same visa applies.
Maldives Permission required
With the exception of the capital Malé, tourists are generally prohibited from visiting non-resort islands without the express permission of the Government of Maldives.
North Korea outside Pyongyang Special permit required
People are not allowed to leave the capital city, tourists can only leave the capital with a governmental tourist guide (no independent moving)
Palestine Visa not required
Arrival by sea to Gaza Strip not allowed.
Taiwan Visa not required 90 days
Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province OIVR permit required
OIVR permit required (15+5 Tajikistani Somoni) and another special permit (free of charge) is required for Lake Sarez.
Tibet Autonomous Region TTP required
Tibet Travel Permit required (10 US Dollars).
Turkmenistan Special permit required
A special permit, issued prior to arrival by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is required if visiting the following places: Atamurat, Cheleken, Dashoguz, Serakhs and Serhetabat.
Korean Demilitarized Zone Restricted zone.
UNDOF Zone and Ghajar Restricted zone.
Phú Quốc Visa not required 30 days
Yemen Special permission required
Special permission needed for travel outside Sana’a or Aden.
Caribbean and North Atlantic
Visitor to Visa requirement
Notes (excluding departure fees)
Azores Freedom of movement
Unlimited Stay in Portugal Territory, the Portuguese Citizens Permanently have the right to live and work freely in Azores.
Anguilla Visa not required 3 months
Aruba Visa not required
30 days, extendable to 180 days
Bermuda Visa not required
Up to 6 months, decided on arrival
Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba Visa not required 3 months
British Virgin Islands Visa not required
30 days, extensions possible
Cayman Islands Visa not required 6 months
San Andrés and Leticia Tourist Card on arrival
Visitors arriving at Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport and Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport must buy tourist cards on arrival.
Curacao Visa not required 3 months
French Guiana Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
French West Indies Freedom of movement
French West Indies refers to Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy. Citizen Card valid
Greenland Visa not required
Citizen Card valid
Margarita Island Visa not required
All visitors are fingerprinted.
Montserrat Visa not required
6 months
Citizen Card valid (max.14 days)
Puerto Rico Visa Waiver Program
90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Sint Maarten Visa not required 3 months
Turks and Caicos Islands Visa not required 90 days
U.S. Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Program
90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
Oceania
American Samoa Electronic authorization 30 days
Ashmore and Cartier Islands Special authorisation required
Special authorisation required.
Clipperton Island Special permit required
Special permit required.
Cook Islands Visa not required 31 days
Lau Province Special permission required
Special permission required.
French Polynesia Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Guam Visa Waiver Program
90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
New Caledonia Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Niue Visa not required 30 days
Northern Mariana Islands Visa not required
Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.
Pitcairn Islands Visa not required
14 days visa free and landing fee US$35 or tax of US$5 if not going ashore.
Tokelau
Entry permit required
United States Minor Outlying Islands Special permits required
Special permits required for Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Atoll, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Island.
Wallis and Futuna Freedom of movement
Citizen Card valid
Falkland islands Visa not required
Galapagos Pre registration
Antarctica Special permits required

Source: Wiki

References

Ministry of Foreign Affairs – https://vistos.mne.gov.pt/en/