A foreign citizen who was born in Portugal may apply for Portuguese citizenship, provided that it fulfils all of the following conditions:
Obtains derived citizenship, but can transmit on Portuguese citizenship to spouse, common-law partner and minor children.
* Note: Those born in Portugal after 1981 whose parent was a legal resident at the time of birth or illegal for more than one year have a different route to citizenship.
We will analyse and compare birth certificates and proof of residence documents, taking the opportunity to detect any inconsistencies in the documents that may impede the process.
* This is a purely informative and indicative list, subject to change in specific cases and needs to be completed in relation to how to issue legalisation.
Lamares, Capela & Associados provides its services to national and international individuals and companies.