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Portugal - Apply for adult passport

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Procedure[edit]

Applications for a Portuguese passport need to be made in person in particular Civil Registries or Departments of Citizen Cards (one or more existing in every Portuguese parish) or in a Loja do Cidado (in the Azores, RIAC - Rede Integrada de Apoio ao Cidado) (English: Citizen's Assistance Centers.) Overseas applications need to be made in person at a consular authority (i.e. embassy, consulate-general, or consulate).

In order to apply for a passport, an individual needs to provide proof of citizenship i.e. with a validBilhete de Identidade or a valid Carto de Cidado. Consular authorities may require other pieces of identification (i.e. expired passports) as required by local law. Currently no photograph is required, as a digital photograph is taken at the time of the application.

Submit applications and all necessary paperwork to the nearest Portuguese Consulate. Make sure all documents are translated to Portuguese. In addition, all documents issued in Damao, Goa, Bombay and Diu must be notarized and certified by the respective notaries public. Getting a lawyer or other professional to oversee the process is strongly advised.



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Required Documents[edit]

To apply for a Portuguese passport, gather all necessary paperwork, which includes a

  • Marriage certificate, if you are married;
  • Birth certificate;
  • Certificate of residency,
  • Photographs
  • Address.
  • Make sure all documents are translated to Portuguese.
  • Finally submit applications to the nearest Portuguese Consulate



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Phone - +351808202653
No blue mobile - +351808962096
Fax - +351214236640
Couple of Cabanas Avenue. Cabanas Golf Urbanisation, paragraph 1. 2734-506 Barcarena. OEIRAS



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Eligibility[edit]

All citizens of Portugal are entitled to a Portuguese passport



Fees[edit]

60 euros



Validity[edit]

The passport is valid for 5 years, and can not be renewed (when it expires a new application needs to be made.) Passports issued before the PEP are still valid as long as they have not passed their dates of expiry.



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Processing Time[edit]

7 days


Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Instructions[edit]

Applications for a Portuguese passport need to be made in person in particular Civil Registries or Departments of Citizen Cards (one or more existing in every Portuguese parish) or in a Loja do Cidado (in the Azores, RIAC - Rede Integrada de Apoio ao Cidado) (English: Citizen's Assistance Centers.) Overseas applications need to be made in person at a consular authority (i.e. embassy, consulate-general, or consulate).

The Portuguese government began issuing electronic passports (Portuguese:Passaporte Electrnico Portugus, commonly abbreviated as PEP) Which in addition to containing enhanced security features also contain a contact-less microchip.
The PEP meets ICAO standards for electronic passports, and contains the biometric passport symbol



Required Information[edit]

  • Have the necessary documents to prove that your parents were born in the Antigo Estado da India (Goa, Damao, Diu e Dadra e Nagar Aveli).
  • You will most likely also need your parents' marriage certificate, birth certificates and death certificates (if applicable).
  • These documents should have all been issued by the Conservatoria do Registo Civil de Goa, Damao, Diu e Dadra e Nagar Aveli.



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Need for the Document[edit]

Portuguese passports are issued to citizens of Portugal for the purpose of international travel.
Portuguese passports are issued to Portuguese citizens holding a valid Portuguese identification or citizen card who are registered at a Portuguese consulate However, national identity cards (both bilhete de identidade (English: Identity Card) and the newercarto de cidado (English: Citizen Card)) can serve astravel documents within the countries of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Macedonia,Serbia, and Switzerland.
The passport contains all official languages of the EU



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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

  • It is a proof of identity
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Used for international travel



External Links[edit]

http://www.pep.pt/



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Others[edit]

The new electronic passport was designed by Henrique Cayatte. Its final form incorporated a set of thematic elements related to the Portuguese poets, Lus Vaz de Cames and Fernando Pessoa, in both its technical and aesthetic elements. Images were provided by the Portuguese painter Jlio Pomar