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.

Observation:

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.

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

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