The child of a Portuguese citizen, born in Portugal or abroad, is entitled to Portuguese citizenship by attribution* if:
The child obtains original citizenship and can also pass on Portuguese citizenship to its family without limitation, i.e. to its spouse, children and grandchildren.
* Note: If the parent is non-originating, i.e. if the parent obtained citizenship by naturalisation (e.g. length of residence, Sephardic Jew) or acquisition (e.g. marriage, common-law marriage) and the child was born before it obtained citizenship, it is necessary to take another route, that of the minor children of the foreigner who acquired citizenship. Contact us to find out more.
We will analyse and compare the child’s birth certificate with that of the Portuguese parent to confirm the establishment of parentage, taking the opportunity to detect any inconsistencies in the documents that may impede the process.
* In the citizenship process the client receives a certificate of the Portuguese birth certificate and has the obligation to request the issuance of the ->Citizen Card-> and in possession of the latter, if desired, it can also request the issuance of the ->Portuguese Passport->. Both documents can be issued at the Portuguese Embassy and/or Consulate or directly in Portugal. Ask us how.
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