Entry and exit procedures of national and foreign minors from Portuguese territory:

  1. Minor whose parents are married (to one another) – The travel permit must be granted and signed by one of the parents, only if the child is travelling without the other parent; if the child is traveling without either of them, the permit must be issued and signed by both parents;
  2. Minor whose parents are divorced, legally separated, or whose marriage has been declared void or annulled – The travel permit must be granted and signed by the parent holding custody and / or with whom the minor resides;
  3. Minor who is orphan of one parent – The travel permit must be issued and signed by the living parent;
  4. Minor whose parentage has been determined in relation to one parent only – The travel permit must be issued and signed by the person whose parenthood has been established;

 For other cases, such as:

– Minor entrusted to third person or establishment of education or assistance;
– Minor subject to guardianship;
– Minor adopted or in process of adoption;
– Emancipated minor

We encourage contacting the competent authorities, or the Portuguese Consulate of your residence area, in case you live abroad. For more information, refer to the SEF website: www.sef.pt

IMPORTANT: the permit must be signed in person and notarized at this Consular Section. Also, a valid identification document is necessary for this purpose. Residents in locations far from Tokyo should contact this Consular Section by phone or e-mail.

Option 1 – Issuing of a permit drafted at this Consular Section and signed in person by both parents

Consular fee: ¥ 3,709/permit issuing + ¥ 1,855/signature authentication. These fees should be sent to this Consular Section by Genkin Kakitome (registered mail system for cash).

Average processing time: 10 working days

Option 1.1 – Issuing of a permit drafted at this Consular Section and signed in person by both parents at a Portuguese Honorary Consulate in Japan (http://embaixadadeportugal.jp/pt/consular/postos-honorarios/)

Consular fee: ¥ 3,709/permit issuing + ¥ 1,855/signature authentication + ¥ 1,530 for postage. These fees should be sent to this Consular Section by Genkin Kakitome (registered mail system for cash).

Average processing time: 14 working days

Necessary documents:

  1. Copy of the child and parents’ valid passports (or other valid photo ID);
  2. Postal code and address written in alphabet (foreign residents should submit a copy of their resident card in Japan Zairyu card, as well);
  3. Date of entry and departure from Portugal;
  4. Evidence of the purpose of the trip (vacation, participating in a championship, holiday camp, etc.);
  5. Contact number (cell phone) of both parents;

The above-mentioned documents and data may be submitted by post with Letter Pack 510.

Option 2 – A permit drafted by the applicant using a SEF template and signed in person by both parents at this Consular Section

SEF templatesNational Minor Permit / Foreign Minor Permit

Consular fee: ¥ 1,855/signature authentication.

Average processing time: 7 working days

* Consular fees are subject to exchange adjustment.
* Fees must be paid in cash and Japanese yen

Appointment is necessary!

Office hours: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Phone: 03-5226-0614
E-mail: consular@portugal.jp.net

* As of July 15, 2017 the office hours to the public (in person and phone) of the Consular Section of the Embassy of Portugal in Tokyo are from Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Consular Section can be contacted at any time at consular@portugal.jp.net.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Last updated: August 2017