NATIONALITY

For those born Before 1961

 

Eligibility:- D.L. nº 308-A/75 de 24 de Junho, Artº 1º e)

 

Those born in the territories of the erstwhile "Estado da Índia", who declare their wish to maintain their Portuguese nationality.

- The remaining descendants up to the 3rd generation of the Portuguese, referred to above, and who have not declared their wish not to be Portuguese.

 

Documents needed:-

1.       Indian Passport (Original and a xerox copy).

 

2.       Any other photo ID proof eg. Aadhar card, election card, driving licence (Original and a xerox copy);

 

3.       Birth certificate of the applicant (TEOR);

 

4.       Residence certificate, with a photograph of the applicant, pasted and attested by the issuing authority, stating the complete residential address of the same (obtained from the Mamladar/Panchayat);

 

5.       Additional proof of residence of the applicant, specifically for the period from 01.01.1974 to 31.12.1975 (School/ College/ Employment/ Church certificate);

 

6.       Original old document (applicants or parents) issued by the Portuguese authorities before 1961

 

7.       Death certificate if applicable.

 

The applicant can submit one of the following examples of old document issued by the erstwhile Portuguese authority in Antigo Estado da India:

·         ‘Bilhete de Identidade’ issued by the ‘Arquivo de Identificação do Estado da India.

·         Cédula Pessoal;

·         Portuguese Passport.

·         Documento de Viagem

 

 The applicant born in either Goa, Daman, Diu or Dadra & Nagar Aveli prior to 19.12.1961 or 24.06.1954 ( In the case of Dadra & Nagar Aveli) must submit one of the above mentioned documents issued by the erstwhile Administration of Antigo Estado da Índia, compulsorily:- "Bilhete de Identidade; Cédula Pessoal; Portuguese Passport; Documento de Viagem”.

 

-All original documents (except the passport) issued in English or in a local language must be accompanied by a Portuguese translation;

- All Indian documents and respective translations (except the passport copy and old document) must be attested with Apostille by Ministry of External Affairs of India.

- Documents issued outside India should be attested with Apostille of the respective issuing country. In case the country is not a member of the Hague Convention, the document should be attested by Consulate / Embassy of Portugal in the area of jurisdiction of the said country.

 

FEES: Only attestation fees applicable. (Kindly refer to Consular fees for the amount)

 

The above rules and fees are subject to change/modification without prior notice

 

Upon completion of registration process, the applicant will receive a free original 'Assento de nascimento' from Portugal via local postal service.

 

 

   For those born After 1961

 

Documents needed:

1. Indian Passport (Original and a xerox copy);Any other photo ID proof eg. Aadhar card, election card, driving licence (Original and a xerox copy);

 

2.Birth certificate of the applicant (applicants name and parents name have to be in conformity with the passport); NOTE: Birth up to 1970 must be "Teor";

 

3.Xerox copies of "Assento de Nascimento and “Assento de Casamento" of the parent(s) whose birth is registered Portugal;

 

4.Birth certificate of the parent who is not a Portuguese National;

 

- All original documents issued in English or in a local language (with the exception of passport/ B.I./C.C.) must be accompanied by a Portuguese translation;
 
- All Indian documents and respective translations, (with the exception of  passport / B.I. / C.C.), must be attested with Apostille by Ministry of External Affairs of India.
 
- Documents issued outside India should be attested with Apotille of the respective issuing country. In case the country is not a member of the Hague Convention, the document should be attested by Consulate / Embassy of Portugal in the area of jurisdiction of the said country.

 

FEES:         * 175 Euros + Attestation fees

 

  *Demand draft of Euros 175, issued by any bank in Portugal, in favour of ‘Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado, Lisboa’.

OR

 *Personal certified cheque (visado) of Euros 175, issued by a personal bank account in Portugal, in favour of ‘Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado, Lisboa’.

OR

 *Money Order of Euros 175, issued by the Post Office in Portugal, in favour of ‘Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado, Lisboa’.

 

(Kindly refer to Consular fees for the amount)

 

The above rules and fees are subject to change/modification without prior notice.

 

Upon completion of registration process, the applicant will receive a free original 'Assento de nascimento' from Portugal via local postal service.

 

Portugal

PORTAL DAS COMUNIDADES PORTUGUESAS