Birth Registration in Portugal

The birth of an individual who has the right to obtain Portuguese nationality must be registered at Portuguese Consulate of respective jurisdiction area


MINORS YOUNGER THAN 14 YEARS:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Full transcript of Birth Certificate of the minor to be registered. (a)
  • Full transcript of birth certificates from each parent, with marriage already endorsed (obtained by the Consulate if one or both parents are Portuguese)
  • It is mandatory the simultaneous presence of both parents (with respective ID documents) at Consulate

Fees: exempt.


MINORS OLDER THAN 14 YEARS (but less than 18 years):

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Full transcript of Birth Certificate of the minor to be registered.(a)
  • Full transcript of birth certificates from each parent, with marriage already endorsed (obtained by the Consulate if one or both parents are Portuguese)
  • Valid passport or school ID card
  • It is mandatory the simultaneous presence of both parents (with respective ID documents) at Consulate

Fees: exempt.


18 YEARS OLD AND OLDER:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Full transcript of Birth Certificate of the person to be registered. (a)
  • Full transcript of birth certificates from each parent, with marriage already endorsed (obtained by the Consulate if one or both parents are Portuguese)
  • Valid passport
  • It is mandatory the applicant’s presence.
  • The child born outside the US must present his birth certificate legalized by the Portuguese Consulate or Embassy, in jurisdiction of the area of birth, or “Apostille”

All customers who need consular attention are required to timely contact the Consulate, requesting appointment for a date and hour available. All information about procedures and documentation to be submitted will be provided, as well as expected costs.

email: mail@washington.dgaccp.pt
tel: 202-332-3007

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