Birth Registration - Minors Australia

If you reside in Australia (except in ACT), please post the following documents to this Consulate General of Portugal in Sydney:


  • Declaration of Portuguese Nationality - Children under 18 (click to download) Parents' signatures must be recognized by an Australian Justice of Peace or Notary
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate* (child) (certificates issued by countries other than Australia or New Zealand need to be certified by the Portuguese Consulate in that country)
  • Certified copy of valid passport or student ID card (child over 12)
  • Copies of  birth certificates (parents)
  • Time of birth (indicate a.m. or p.m.)
  • Copy of Portuguese ID card  (Portuguese parents)
  • Copy of  Portuguese marriage certificate (parents)
  • Copy of Australian Passport or Driver Licence (Foreign Parents)
  • Prepaid self addressed envelope for the Birth Certificate to be sent once registration is finalised

Enquires should be made by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Documents that are not written in Portuguese or English require translation

* Birth certificates from South Africa must be "Unabridged Birth certificate" stating the initial date of registration.