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Portugal - Obtain Divorce Certificate

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  1. You can request for copy of a divorce certificate in person at the Registry Office or Citizen Shop counter that provides the service. Make sure that you bring a valid identification in case the registry officer will need to verify your identity.
  2. When you submit your request make sure that you have provided these important details which will make searching for the record easier:
    1. name of spouses
    2. date and place of divorce

If you are outside Portugal

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest embassy or consulate of Portugal in the country you are currently staying. The Embassy's consular section will be able to help your process your request to obtain a copy of a divorce certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Civil Registry Office - Contacts

Records Offices

Citizen Shop counters

Portugal - Embassies and Consulates



  • Parties in the divorce proceeding;
  • The authorized representative of any of the applicants.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
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Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 



Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

  • name of spouses
  • date and place of divorce


Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how you can obtain a divorce certificate in Portugal.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Government of Portugal - Website



More information which might help people.