Portuguese Citizenship

If you have lived in Portugal for five years, you can apply for Portuguese citizenship if you meet the following requirements:

  • Have sufficient knowledge of Portuguese language (proven with a certificate or test);

  • Have not been convicted of a crime punishable by a jail sentence of three years or more.

We can submit the Portuguese citizenship application on your behalf. 

The following documentation will be required:

  • form provided by the Central Registry Office

  • birth certificate

  • proof of sufficient knowledge of Portuguese language (A2 level)

  • passport/travel ID

  • details of current residence permit

  • details of date and place of birth, occupation, current residence and list of countries previously resided in

  • criminal record certificate

  • document issued by the SEF proving that you have been legally resident in Portugal for at least six years.

Please notice that the currently IRN is taking around 18 months to give an answer to such request. 

If you need further information, or if you want to start your application process, please contact us