Portugal travel advice

Portugal travel advice
There is an underlying threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by expatriates and foreign travellers. You should be alert to the risk of petty theft. There is a legal requirement for you to show some form of identification (i.e., your passport) if requested by the police or judicial authorities, especially if you intend to drive in Portugal.


This advice is based on information provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. It is correct at time of publishing. As the situation can change rapidly, visitors are advised to contact the following organisations for the latest travel advice:

British Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Tel: 0845 850 2829.
Website: www.fco.gov.uk

US Department of State

Website: http://travel.state.gov/travel
Embassies and tourist offices

British Embassy in Portugal

Rua de São Bernardo 33, 1249-082, Lisbon, Portugal
Telephone: 808 203 537, within Portugal only or (21) 395 4082.
Website: http://ukinportugal.fco.gov.uk
Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1300 and 1430-1730.

Portuguese National Tourist Office in the UK

Portuguese Embassy, 11 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PP, UK
Telephone: (020) 7201 6666 (brochure request).
Website: http://www.visitportugal.com

Embassy of the Portuguese Republic in the UK

11 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PP, UK
Telephone: (020) 7235 5331.
Website: http://www.portuguese-embassy.co.uk
Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1300 and 1400-1730.

Portuguese Consulate General in the UK

3 Portland Place, London W1B 1HR, UK
Telephone: (020) 7291 3770.
Website: http://secomunidades.pt/web/londres
Opening times: Mon-Fri 0830-1300 and 1400-1630, appointment only.

Embassy of Portugal in the USA

2012 Massachussetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Telephone: Tel: (202) 332 3007.
Website: http://www.embassyportugal-us.org
Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1700; Mon-Thurs 0830-1500 and Fri 0900-1300 (consular section).

Portuguese Trade and Tourism Office in the USA

590 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10036, USA
Telephone: (646) 723 0200.
Website: http://www.visitportugal.com