Activating and picking up the ID Card (Citizen's Card)




Presencial ConsuladoAppointment (In-person at the Consulate)

Permanência ConsularAppointment (In-person during the Consular Visit)


Required documents:

  • Letter with PIN codes
    • Once your ID Card is ready to be picked up, you will receive a letter with PIN codes. Bring that letter to the Consulate.
  • One identification document



  • If you would like to have a Passport issued after activating your ID Card, you will have to schedule a second appointment (it can be immediately after the appointment to activate and pick up the ID Card).
  • You must appear in person to activate and pick up your ID Card UNLESS you requested otherwise during your first visit - you will be given a form to fill out. Without this form, only the person who requested the ID Card may activate and pick it up.