Portuguese nationals can register themselves at the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa for the purpose of voting for elections held in Portugal.



Voters living abroad must register at the Embassy or Consulate of Portugal responsible for their area of residence.

  • Every voter has the right and the duty to promote his/her electoral registration, as well as assuring their registration and, in case of error or omission, to request its correction (article 3, paragraph 1 of Law 13/99).

  • Electoral registration has permanent effects and may only be cancelled in those cases and terms foreseen by law (article 5 of Law 13/99).

  • Electoral registration is unique for all elections through universal and direct suffrage (article 6 of Law 13/99).

  • No one can be registered to vote more than once (article 7 of Law 13/99).

  • Citizens over the age of 18 may register to vote, as well as those over the age of 17, provisionally, automatically becoming voters when turning 18 (article 35, paragraphs 1 and 2 of Law 13/99).


Documents needed:

Valid original bilhete de Identidade / Cartão de Cidadão / Portuguese Passport.


Fees: Free of charge.