Before you travel

We are very pleased to welcome you to Porto.

This page is regularly updated. We invite you to see additional information closer to the meeting.

Visa Requirements and Invitation Letter

A customised invitation letter for visa purposes is available for delegates with a confirmation that registration has been paid in full.

Visa Information

VISA maybe required online or at the local/national Portuguese embassy or consulate.

Letters of invitation are available to participants upon written request to the meeting secretariat.

For a complete list of countries whose citizens are required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter please click on list of countries.

Additional information available at the website of Schengen VISA information

Besides all the Schengen area countries, the countries listed below DO NOT need a VISA to enter Portugal:

  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Ecuador
  • Israel
  • Japan Korea (Rep. of)
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Paraguay
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • UK
  • US
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela

Fly with TAP

TAP Portugal has agreed to offer a discount to the participants of the “ICCA Iberian Chapter Annual Meeting and Assembly” who make their flight booking and buy their ticket exclusively through TAP Portugal’s website.​

The discounts offered are the following:​

  • up to 10% in economy and executive class​

To benefit from this discount, when booking,​ use the code corresponding: IT23TPCG58​

The code given to this event must be mentioned when making the booking in order to benefit from the discount:​

  • Enter the website​
  • Select flights and dates​
  • Select Advance Search​
  • Insert the event code in the Promotion/Congress Code Box.​

Important Information

Always be an electronic ticket.​

  • Bookings made previously by travel agencies or at our desks are not eligible for this discount.​
  • The final price shown at the end of the booking is the final fare, including the discount and all related taxes. The discount is applicable only over the fare, excluding all taxes​ related to the trip.​
  • The discount applies to TAP operated f lights. Bookings on or which include code-share flights operated by other airlines or on other airlines do not benefit from​ the discount. Code-share flights are identified on online bookings with the message “OAL” or :​
  • The discount is not accumulative with fares for resident / student / child / infant /senior, etc.​
  • In case the website is down, Delegates should try again later as the discount is only applicable on online bookings.,​
  • Please remove miles discount or any other discount.​
  • The discount applies only for travel to the event. It is valid for round trip journeys from any TAP destination to Lisboa .​
  • Bookings can be made at any time. Travel dates must be in the period of 10 days before / 10 days after the event dates. The dates of the event must be during the period of​ travel. The discount is also extended to the participants accompanying persons (adults).​

The conditions and restrictions regarding changes and refunds are the ones of the applicable fare. Please check the fare details before ending your booking..​

Book your hotel

In this website it’s available a number of hotels with negotiated rates. You can book your stay through the “Accommodation” tab.


More information available soon.

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