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How to get a birth certificate in Portugal?

Obtaining a copy of a birth certificate for someone born in Portugal can be difficult if you do not speak Portuguese or are not familiar with the registration processes in Portugal. Fortunately Worldwide Lawyers are here to help and can obtain a Portuguese birth certificate on your behalf.

What information do you need to get a copy of a birth certificate in Portugal?

You will need to be able to provide following information available in order to order a copy of a Portuguese birth certificate. .

  • Where the birth happened *
    • District *
    • County *
    • Parish *
  • Date of birth *
  • Details of whom the certificate concerns *
    • Full name *
    • Registration Number/Year (if available)
    • Mother’s name *
    • Father’s name *
  • Address to which the certificate will be sent *
  • Reason for request of certificate

The more information you are able to provide the easier it will be to obtain the certificate. The details marked with an asterisk* are mandatory to allow us to obtain a copy of a birth certificate from Portugal.

If you are in need of a Portuguese Birth Certificate, including an English translation, call us on 01244 470 339 or email us at info@worldwidelawyers.co.uk and we can provide you with a fee quote. 

All administrative and legal matters in Portugal for a non-Portuguese speaker can prove very difficult, so if you are in the process of sorting out matters such as inheritance, wills, purchasing property or any other endeavour, we are here to help.