Request for criminal record certificate



  • Send the documents below by email to the following address:  O endereço de e-mail address está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa ativar o JavaScript enabled para vê-lo.

OR by post mail to:

Ministério da Justiça
Direcção-Geral da Administração da Justiça
Serviços de Identificação Criminal
Av. D. João II, n.º 1.08.01, D/E – Pisos 9º ao 14º
1990-097 Lisboa


Required documents:

  • Form (available here);
  • Copy of valid identification document with signature (e.g. ID Card, Passport)
    • (The copy does not need to be notarized);
  • Payment AND/OR receipt (see below).



  • 5 EUROS (for electronic criminal record certificate) OR 8.25 EUROS (for paper criminal record certificate to be sent to you)
    • Dollars not accepted, payment must be in Euros.
  • Methods accepted:
    • Cashier's check, in EUROS, of bank in Portugal, payable to IRN, IP;
    • Cash in EUROS;
    • International Money Order in EUROS to the address above;
    • International Bank transfer in EUROS (if paid by international bank transfer, send receipt):
      • IBAN: PT50078101120112001395585
      • Bank: IGCP
      • Bank's address: Avenida da República, 57, 1050-189 Lisboa, Portugal
      • Department: Direção-Geral da Administração da Justiça
      • Department's address: Av. D. João II, nº 1.08.01 D/E, Pisos 9º ao 14º, 1990-097 Lisboa, PORTUGAL