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Please be advised that applications sent by mail do not guarantee a faster processing time than applications delivered in person. Applications will be processed as per the queues at VFS and the visa Section of the Embassy of Portugal in DC.

We call your attention for the fact that applications for D type visa for Portugal are on very high demand and it will take time to process all of them. Applicants are advised to expect a longer waiting time in obtaining a decision on their application. You will be notified once the application has been processed by the Embassy of Portugal in Washington DC.

Please, be advised, that contacting the Embassy immediately, or repeatedly, will only provoke delays, as resources will have to be diverted from visa processing to answering emails and phone calls.

Developed by AICEP – Portugal Global USA, the PORTUGAL FOR US marketplace is the new platform that showcases the best brands and the latest collections exclusively made in Portugal.

The United States is already one of the largest markets for the Portuguese fashion and home decor industries, with continuous growth in all product segments – clothing, footwear, home design & decor, home textiles, bedding, dinnerware, and many more. Whether your aesthetic is traditional, classic, urban, modern, boho, rustic, farmhouse, or minimalistic, you'll find an impressive assortment to choose from in a wide range of unique textures, colors, and materials.

PORTUGAL FOR US is committed to being the destination for home goods exclusively made in Portugal, offering a wide array of top-quality items in Fashion, Home, Bath and Bedding Textiles, Home Decor, furniture, and more. 

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