Registration of Divorce

General Information

All divorce proceedings taking place in a foreign country involving Portuguese nationals or a Portuguese national and a foreign national, must be reviewed and confirmed by a Portuguese Court.

Consulates are not permitted to process divorce registrations.  They may however, translate and authenticate the foreign sentence.


The documents presented must be originals or certified copies.

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.

tel: 202-332-3007