Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around!

The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are:

Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions.

U.S. Citizen Services – Providing services and information for U.S. Citizens.

Our Relationship – Information on our current Government Leaders and our U.S./Portugal Relationship history.

Business – Information on doing Business in the U.S. and providing assistance to U.S. Exporters. You’ll find Commercial Opportunities, as well as  information on the U.S. Commercial Service and Foreign Agriculture Service.

Education – For all your Education and Education Advising needs.

Embassy and Consulate – Contact details, and Information on the U.S. Government presence in Portugal, as well as job opportunities within the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

And of course the News & Events you are reading here, with the latest news, information, photos and more.

The links to the old website URL ( will be automatically redirected to the new site.

This is the first major redesign of websites for U.S. embassies and consulates around the world since 2007, which in total attracts 150 million visits and 618 million views each year.

Another relevant feature of the updated US Embassy Lisbon website ( is that it is more responsive to mobile devices, adjusting layout depending on the visitor’s screen size and allowing for faster loading of content over a mobile internet connection.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, click on the search icon just above (right) and type in your search query.

We’d love to hear your feedback!