The below “Frequently Asked Questions” and respective answers aim to help clarify ICLP candidates' and students’ common doubts. The questions below are listed according to the different registration phases’ order.
Every candidate needs to obey the following criteria: should be at least 17 years old; must not have Portuguese as his/her first language/mother-tongue; should have previous knowledge of the Latin alphabet.
You should first consult our Terms and Conditions stated in each course’s registration form. In the case you agree with these Terms, you should send, via e-mail, as attachments, all the necessary documents: registration form duly filled; copy of your passport or ID; one passport-type photo; proof of payment according to the referred Terms. Registration requests sent past the established deadline will not be considered.
No. It is only possible to receive payments by bank transfer, in euros.
In this case, you may request said transfer at any Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) bank’s counter while providing them directly with the necessary amount in cash, as well as the correct beneficiary’s account details. Conveniently, there is one such bank located right in front of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities’ (FLUL) premises.
You may contact Instituto Camões (IC) in order to obtain more information on how to apply for a scholarship.
When sending all registration documents by e-mail, you should always refer the name of the person who provided payment on your behalf, if it is not stated in the respective proof.
You should please wait for a new contact from ICLP, who will provide you with a reply as soon as your registration request is processed.
You should please proceed according to the information provided in your registration confirmation message. All information regarding the course will be sent to the e-mail you provided in your registration form.
You may request a declaration of registration after sending all the necessary documents. It is entirely up to each entity (that you present the declaration to) to decide whether to accept this document.
No. Each student is entirely responsible for his/her own accommodation. ICLP may only provide a list of contacts after receiving all the documents required for a valid registration.
The level placement for all students is the sole responsibility of ICLP’s Pedagogical Coordination. It is not possible for students to change of their own accord.
ICLP is not responsible for VISA processes of any kind. As such, our refund policy, present in our Terms and Conditions, is not altered in any way.
The final certificates take anywhere between 1 and 3 months, after the course’s completion, to be ready. You may request it by e-mail, by post or collect it, in-person, at ICLP, during its opening hours.
Your certificate may only be provided if the corresponding course’s payment was provided in full.
The registration fee for this course (50% of the total tuition fee) is non-refundable. In the case of withdrawal, if the student has paid the full amount of the tuition fee (100%) upon registration, the amount paid when it was not yet due will be returned. You should always consult the Terms and Conditions for the course in question.
When registering for the Summer Course, the tuition fee should be paid in full. This amount is non-refundable, except if the course is cancelled by ICLP itself.
When registering for the Evening Course, the tuition fee should be paid in full. This amount is non-refundable, except if the course is cancelled by ICLP itself.
Due to the volume of processes taken by our Financial Services, there might be some delay in the refund.