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Ordinance nº 27A/2002 of 4 January

Fixes the charges levied by the SEF (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras). Revokes Ordinance nº 72/99, 29 January

Decree-Law nº 4/2001, of 10 January, introduced substantial changes to the juridical system for the entry, permanence and exit of foreign nationals in Portugal, enshrined in Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August. As laid down in n°s 3 and 4 of article 138 of this latter law, the charges owed for the administrative procedures envisaged therein, with the exception of the visas granted in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of article 30, the charges for escorting foreign nationals whose removal from the country is the responsibility of carriers, as well as the charges due for placing foreign nationals not admitted to temporary installation centres, are fixed by ordinance of the Ministers of Finance and of Home Affairs.
This ordinance, therefore, fixes in euros the amount of the charges envisaged in Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, with the changes introduced by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January.
Therefore, under the ruling in n°s 3 and 4 of article 138 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, with the changes introduced by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January:
The Government, through the Ministers of Finance and Home Affairs, rules the following:

  1. Charges due for visas granted at border posts, for the extension of permanence in Portugal, for the issue of travel documents, for granting and extending authorisation for residence and authorisation for permanence, for providing an escort, for placing foreign nationals not admitted to temporary installation centres and for the practice of all other deeds related to the permanence of foreign nationals in Portugal, established by Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, with the changes introduced by Decree-Law n.º 4/2001, 10 January, are those on the table attached to this ordinance, of which it is an integral part.

  2. The amounts fixed in the table attached to this ordinance are revised automatically in agreement with the rate of inflation fixed annually by the National Statistics Institute, the result obtained being rounded off to the decimal space immediately above.

  3. Ordinance n° 72/99, of 29 January, is revoked.
    On 2 January 2002.
    By the Minister of Finance Rui Pedro da Conceição Coimbra Fernandes, Secretary of State for the Budget. –By the Minister of Home Affairs, José Carlos das Dores Zorrinho, Deputy Secretary of State of the Minister of Home Affairs.

ANNEX

Table

I - Visas granted at border posts

  1. For each transit visa valid for Portugal, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of article 47 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €35 (7017$00).
  2. For each transit visa, valid for all or several States that are party to the Application Convention, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of article 47 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €50 (10024$00).
  3. For each short-term visa valid for Portugal, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of article 47 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €50 (10024$00).
  4. For each short-term visa, valid for all the States that are party to the Application Convention, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph b) of article 47 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €60 (12029$00).
  5. For each special visa, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph c) of article 47 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - exempt.

II - Extension of permanence

  1. For extending permanence, with validity for Portugal, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €35 (7017$00).
  2. For extending permanence, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph b) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - to holders of a special visa – exempt.
  3. For extending permanence up to 30 days, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph c) of nº 1 of article 53 Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - €50 (10024$00).
  4. For extending permanence for more than 30 days, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph c) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - €62 (12430$00).
  5. For extending permanence up to 30 days, with validity for Portugal, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph c) of nº 1 and of n° 4 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of a short- term visa or to those admitted without the need for a visa - €35 (7017$00).
  6. For extending permanence for more than 30 days, with validity for Portugal, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph c) of nº 1 and of n° 4 of article 53 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of a short-term visa or to those admitted without the need for a visa - €45 (9022$00).
  7. For extending permanence, granted to holders of student visas in the terms of sub-paragraph d) of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - €35 (7017$00).
  8. For extending permanence, granted to holders of student visas who benefit from study grants from the Portuguese State – exempt.
  9. For extending permanence, granted under sub-paragraph d) do n° 1 do article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of temporary stay visas granted under sub-paragraph a) of n° 1 of article 38 - €30 (6014$00).
  10. For extending permanence, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph d) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of temporary stay visas granted under sub-paragraph b) of article 38 of the same law, to those accompanying holders of study visas, work visas and authorisation for permanence - €35 (7017$00).
  11. For extending permanence, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph d) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of temporary stay visas granted under sub-paragraph b) of n° 1 of article 38 to those accompanying holders of temporary stay visas for medical treatment, in the terms of sub-paragraph a) of n°1 of article 38 of the same law - €30 (6014$00).
  12. For extending permanence, granted in the terms of sub-paragraph d) of nº 1 of article 53 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of temporary stay visas granted under sub-paragraph c) of article 38 of the same law - €75 (15036$00).
  13. For the 1st. extension of permanence granted in the terms of sub-paragraph e) of nº 1 article 53 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January, to holders of work visas I, II, III or IV, envisaged in article 37 of the same law - €75 (15036$00).
  14. For the 2nd. and later extensions of permanence granted to holders of work visas I, II, III or IV, envisaged in article 37 of Decree-Law n. º 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January – increase of €25 (5012$00) on the amount of the last charge applied.
  15. For extending permanence, with validity for Portugal, granted in the terms of nº 1 of article 52 or of sub-paragraphs d) and e) do n 1 do article 53 of Decree-Law n° 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given it by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January, to nationals of third countries sent to Portugal, under the provisions of Community law on the free provision of services - €2,50 (501$00).

III - Passport for foreigners

  1. Individual - €45 (9022$00) (see note a) (see note b).
  2. Family - €60 (12029$00) (see note a) (see note b).
  3. For the replacement of a valid passport that has been entirely filled - €37,50 (7518$00) (see note b).

IV - Residence permit

  1. For each temporary residence permit or its renewal due to expiry in the terms of nº 1 of article 83 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law n° 4/2001, 10 January - €100 (20048$00).
  2. For the renewal of the temporary residence permit in the terms of nº 2 of article 83 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - €5 (1002$00).
  3. For each permanent residence permit - €200 (40096$00).
  4. For renewing the permanent residence permit in the terms of nº 2 of article 84 - €5 (1002$00).
  5. For issuing for a second time the residence permit - 50% of the amount of the charge for issue.
  6. For each temporary residence permit or its renewal granted to nationals of third countries sent to Portugal under the provisions in Community law on the free provision of services - €5 (1002$00).

V - Authorisation for permanence

  1. For granting and renewing authorisation for permanence in the terms of article 55 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - €75 (15036$00).

VI - Travel permit for refugees

  1. For issuing a travel permit for refugees – exempt.
  2. For each child or adopted minor under the age of 10 included on the travel permit– exempt.
  3. For replacing a valid travel document that has been totally filled – exempt.
  4. For the extension granted in the terms of article 62 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January - exempt.

VII - Safe Conduct

  1. Exempt.

VIII - Travel list for students

  1. Exempt.

IX - Accommodation bulletin

  1. Exempt.

X - Escort

  1. For each foreign national conducted under escort, a daily rate of - €250 (50120$00).

XI - Centres for temporary stay

  1. The charge referred to in n° 2 of article 21 of Decree-Law nº 244/98, 8 August, in the wording given by Decree-Law nº 4/2001, 10 January, is €47,50 (9523$00) per day.
  2. The charge referred to in the previous sub-paragraph will be reduced by 50% when the permanence of the foreign national not admitted to the temporary installation centre does not exceed a period of 12 hours.

XII - Certificates and photocopies

  1. For each certificate - €25 (5012$00).
  2. For each photocopy of archive documents - €0,80 (160$00).

XIII - Forms and cards

  1. The charges on this table include the cost of printing and cards.
  2. Nationals who are exempt from the payment of charges do pay the cost of forms and cards.
  3. Form and card - €7.50 (1504$00).
  4. Form for authorisation for residence - €3.50 (702$00).
    1. (note a) €2.50 (501$00) for the Social Aid Fund.
    2. (note b) Cost of form to be added

3 SÉRIE I-B 1º SUPLEMENTO
Ministérios das Finanças e da Administração Interna.



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