Attribution and acquisition of Portuguese citizenship 

The United States is party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, therefore in order to be valid in Portugal, public USA documents must be certified with the Apostille of the Secretary of State of the State where the document is issued. 



Presencial ConsuladoAppointment (Consulate)


Types of attribution/acquisition of Portuguese citizenship:

  • Citizenship for children born to Portuguese parents outside Portugal;
  • Citizenship through marriage;
  • Citizenship through grandparents;
  • Citizenship for descendants of Sephardi Jews.
  • Other cases, please contact the Consulate at O endereço de e-mail address está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa ativar o JavaScript enabled para vê-lo. .