SCORA X-Change

Contacts and Other Information

Organising Committee

Official email:

David Gomes (NORA, ANEM Portugal 2018), National Coordinator of SCORA X-Change Portugal 2018 -

VISA Information

Portugal is part of the Schengen Area, which means that the following countries do not need VISA:

Albania, Andorra, Antigua Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, St Kitts and Nevis, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela.

All the others have to apply in Portuguese Embassy for a Visa, according to the rules.

In case you have any doubts or problems, please contact the OC.

Damage & Responsabilities

Any damage done by participants happening during the event will be of his/her full responsibility.

Health System

“If you require medical assistance contact the local Health Centre.

Hospital emergency services should be used only in serious situations (serious injury, poisoning, burns, infarction, thromboses, breathing difficulties, etc.).

In case of illness or accident while visiting Portugal, Nationals from the 27 European Union countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland are entitled to free or reduced-cost healthcare (the same benefits as Portuguese citizens). In order to have access to health services, citizens from the above-mentioned countries, who are not resident in Portugal, must produce their European Health Insurance Cards (issued by the origin country) together with passports or identity cards.”


Emergency Contacts

The National Emergency number is 112.

What to bring?

  • It’s Summer in Portugal, which means it might become very warm, please pack accordingly (but don’t forget a jacket, cause you might need it in the nights);
  • Sun cream;
  • Beach towel, flip flops and bathing suit;
  • Condoms from your country (are there any funny condoms for you to share with other SCORAngels? Please bring them and show us);
  • Traditional food and drinks for the NFDP.