General Information

Venue

Centro de Congressos da Alfandega do Porto
Rua Nova da Alfândega – Edifício da Alfândega – 4050-430 Porto – Portugal  /  GPS coordinates:  41.1430389,-8.6217094

Official Language

The official language of the Conference will be English and all presentations will be made in English.

Registration and Accommodation

As the official conference secretariat of Toll 2018 Meeting, Kenes Group is pleased to welcome you to Porto, Portugal and to offer special reduced rates at top hotels. Email: toll2018@kenes.com

Visa requirements and Visa Invitation Letters

To enter Portugal, you may need a Passport and/or a Visa, depending on the country you live in. Citizens from the European Community don’t need a Visa for entering Portugal. Portugal is also a signatory to the 1995 Schengen Agreement.

Passports must be valid for up to six months (depending on your nationality) and are required by all, except by European Union nationals and nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Norway and Switzerland holding valid national ID cards. British, Australian, Canadian, American and Japanese need a valid passport.

This list may change, so you should confirm with your local Portuguese Embassy or Consulate.
https://www.portaldascomunidades.mne.pt/pt/

Although it is not obligatory to have a return ticket, it is advisable to have one because, if you don’t, you may have to prove sufficient means of financial support to return.

Visas are required by all for stays of up to 90 days, with the exception of:

The above mentioned; nationals
Nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Hungary, Israel, Korea (Rep. of), Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela
Transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft, provided holding onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport. However, nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Congo (Dom Rep), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia and Sri Lanka always require a transit visa, even when not leaving the airport transit area.

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be sent to participants by the Secretariat. Should you require an invitation please contact us​.​

It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Meeting Organizer to provide any financial assistance. If you require an original letter, it is recommended that you send your request 3 months in advance to account for delivery by post and administrative time.

Conference Secretariat
Kenes Group
Tel: +34 913 612 600 – Fax: +34 913 559 208
email: toll2018@kenes.com