Consular registration is a consular act by which a Portuguese citizen’s identification is officially included in the archives of the Consular Post of his/her area of residence. Proof of this can be obtained in the form of Consular Registration Certificate, indicating that he/she is registered at the Consulate of his/her area of jurisdiction.


Portuguese nationals are required to register at the Embassy/Consulate of Portugal, of their respective jurisdiction.


The registration can only be effective if the individual has Portuguese nationality. A Consular Registration Certificate can be issued to any Portuguese citizen having a valid Bilhete de Identidade / Cartão de Cidadão / Portuguese Passport.


Documents needed:

  • Two identical photographs (passport size, white background);
  • Bilhete de Identidade / Cartão de Cidadão / Portuguese Passport (original and a photocopy);
  • Photocopy of “Assento de Nascimento” and “Assento de Casamento” (if marriage is registered in Portugal);
  • Proof of current / change in address.


Fees: Kindly refer to consular fees.


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