Portuguese Nationality for Goans

Birth Transcription for Portuguese Goans born before 1961

The Portuguese recognizes all person born in Goa, Daman & Diu born on or before 19th December 1961 to be Portuguese citizens. Since the Portuguese Government does not have any records of these Portuguese Citizens they are required to do their Birth Transcription in Portugal. The Birth Transcription is done at the Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal.
The Documents required for Birth Transcription in Portugal are:

1. Birth Certificate.
2. Residence Certificate.
3. Residence Certificate to prove your residence in Goa from 1.1.1974 to 31.12.1975.
4. Photo ID Card (Optional)
5. Original Document (Optional)

Birth Certificate
Birth Certificate should be from the Sub – Register only. It can be in “TEOR” or Extract. If the Birth Certificate is not in Portuguese than it has to be translate in Portuguese Language.

Residence Certificate
Residence Certificate has to be from the Panchayat or the Mamladar which should clearly state that you are a resident of Goa, Daman or Diu from birth and also during the period from 1.1.1974 – 31.12.1975.

Residence Certificate to Prove your Residence in Goa from 1.1.1974 – 31.12.1975

This certificate should state/prove that you have been a continuous resident of Goa or Daman or Diu during the year 1.1.1974 to 31.12.1975.

Photo ID Card
This document is Optional and it can be any Photo ID Card issued by the Government. Eg: Passport, Election Card etc etc. You can still apply for Portuguese Nationality if you don’t have this document.

Original Document
Any document issued by the Portuguese Government Administration.
In the later part of 2004 the Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais started asking for this Original Document to minimize/fraudsters from obtaining Portuguese Nationality by forging Public Documents. This document is not a must but it makes the process simpler. 

Attestation of Documents
For the documents obtained from Goa
The first three documents (Birth, Residence & Additional Residence) have to be attested by a Notary.
Dy. Collector.
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjm Goa

For the documents obtained from Daman & Diu and neighboring states.
Notary.
Mantralya .
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjim Goa.

For documents obtained from other parts of India
External Affairs Ministry – Delhi.
Portuguese Embassy – Delhi.

Cost involved obtaining the Documents.
Other than the normal charges (Govt. Adm.) to obtain the above mentioned documents
Nortary – Rs. 70.00 (Adv. Filomena Da Silva Apana Bazar) per document
Collector – Rs. 100.00 per document
Under – Secretary – Rs. 100.00 per document
Portuguese Consulate – Rs. 719.00 per document
Attestation from External Affairs & Portuguese Embassy
Rs. 7000.00

Translation of Documents In Portuguese
Rs. 120 Per Document including Notary Fees. The translation charges workout to be Rs. 50.00 only as Rs.70.00 is the Notary Fees. For professional translation, click HERE.

Charges to Submit the Process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais Lisboa Portugal.
Euro 400.00
To submit the process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal and subsequent follows ups with the Conservatoria with regular updates via e-mail, Yahoo Messenger, MSN, Google Chat. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Birth Transcription Process. The completion of the entire Birth Transcription process takes 45 days or earlier.

Euro 100.00
To submit the Birth Transcription process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal. There are no follow – ups nor updates. The process will be submitted in Conservatoria that’s the end of it. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Birth Transcription Process.

Birth Registration for Persons Born after 1961

For all people who are born after 1961 and are decedents of Portuguese Goans (Daman & Diu Also), one of the parents has to be a Portuguese National & their marriage registered in Portugal to apply for your Portuguese Nationality. To obtain Portuguese Nationality for your parents click HERE. To register your parents marriage in Portugal click HERE.
Once you have the Assento do Nascimento & Assento do Casamento of your parent/s you can file for your Portuguese Nationality. The documents required to file for your Portuguese Nationality are listed below.

Documents Required
1. Birth Certificate of the applicant from Sub – Register
2. Birth Certificate of the parent whose birth is not registered in Portugal.
3. Residence Certificate from the Panchyat or Mamladar
4. Photo ID (Optional)
5. Assento de Nascimento of your parent who is registered in Portugal
6. Assento de Nascimento of your parents.

Birth Certificate
Birth Certificate should be from the Sub – Register only. It can be in “TEOR” or Extract. If the Birth Certificate is not in Portuguese than it has to be translate in Portuguese Language.

Residence Certificate
The residence certificate has to be from Panchyat or Mamladar. The certificates have to be translated to Portuguese if they are in any other languages.

Photo ID
The photo ID can be an Indian Passport or any other picture ID issued by the Indian Government.

Attestation of Documents
For the documents obtained from Goa
The have to be attested by a Notary.
Dy. Collector.
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjm Goa

For the documents obtained from Daman & Diu and neighboring states.
Notary.
Mantralya .
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjim Goa.

For documents obtained from other parts of India
External Affairs Ministry – Delhi.
Portuguese Embassy – Delhi.

Cost involved obtaining the Documents.
Other than the normal charges (Govt. Adm.) to obtain the above mentioned documents
Nortary – Rs. 70.00 (Adv. Filomena Da Silva Apana Bazar) per document
Collector – Rs. 100.00 per document
Under – Secretary – Rs. 100.00 per document
Portuguese Consulate – Rs. 719.00 per document
Attestation from External Affairs & Portuguese Embassy
Rs. 7000.00

Translation of Documents In Portuguese
Rs. 120 Per Document including Notary Fees. The translation charges workout to be Rs. 50.00 only as Rs.70.00 is the Notary Fees. For professional translation, click HERE.

Charges to Submit the Process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais or Registo Civil Lisboa Portugal.
Euro 400.00
Registration Charges Euro 175.00
To submit the process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal and subsequent follows ups with the Conservatoria with regular updates via e-mail, Yahoo Messenger, MSN, Google Chat. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Birth Registration Process. The completion of the entire Birth Registration process takes 15 days.

Euro 100.00
To submit the Birth Transcription process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal. There are no follow – ups nor updates. The process will be submitted in Conservatoria that’s the end of it. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Birth Transcription Process.

Marriage Transcription/Registration at Registos Civil – Portugal

The Marriage Transcription/Registration in Portugal takes 7 working days. The marriage process can be submitted in Conservatoria or in one of the many Civil Registry.

Documents Required
1. Birth Certificate of spouse who is not registered in Portugal
2. Marriage Certificate from Sub – Register or Civil Registry.
3. Assento do Nascimento (Copy)

Birth Certificate
Birth Certificate should be from the Sub – Register only. It can be in “TEOR” or Extract. If the Birth Certificate is not in Portuguese than it has to be translate in Portuguese Language.

Marriage Certificate
Marriage Certificate has to be from Sub – Registry or Civil Registry. The certificate can be in Extract or Teor.

Attestation of Documents
For the documents obtained from Goa
The first three documents (Birth, Residence & Additional Residence) have to be attested by a Notary.
Dy. Collector.
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjm Goa.

For the documents obtained from Daman & Diu and neighboring states.
Notary.
Mantralya .
Under Secretary (Home Dept.).
Portuguese Consulate Panjim Goa.

For documents obtained from other parts of India .
External Affairs Ministry – Delhi.
Portuguese Embassy – Delhi.

Cost involved obtaining the Documents.
Other than the normal charges (Govt. Adm.) to obtain the above mentioned documents
Nortary – Rs. 70.00 (Adv. Filomena Da Silva Apana Bazar) per document
Collector – Rs. 100.00 per document
Under – Secretary – Rs. 100.00 per document
Portuguese Consulate – Rs. 719.00 per document
Attestation from External Affairs & Portuguese Embassy
Rs. 7000.00

Translation of Documents In Portuguese
Rs. 120 Per Document including Notary Fees. The translation charges workout to be Rs. 50.00 only as Rs.70.00 is the Notary Fees. For professional translation, click HERE.

Charges to Submit the Process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais or Registo Civil Lisboa Portugal.
Euro 400.00
Registration Charges Euro 100.00
To submit the process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais/Registos Civil in Lisboa Portugal and subsequent follows ups with the Conservatoria with regular updates via e-mail, Yahoo Messenger, MSN, Google Chat. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Marriage Transcription Process. The completion of the entire Marriage Transcription process takes 5 – 7 days.

Euro 100.00
Registration Charges Euro 100.00
To submit the Birth Transcription process in Conservatoria dos Registos Centrais in Lisboa Portugal. There are no follow – ups nor updates. The process will be submitted in Conservatoria/Registos Civil that’s the end of it. There is no appointment at the Conservatoria to submit the Marriage Transcription Process.


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