Nationality (Former Portuguese State of India) 

If you were born in the Former Portuguese State of India (Goa and Damão, prior to 20-12-1961,  Diu, Dadra and Nager Aveli prior to 11-08-1961) and wish to acquire Portuguese citizenship, you need to apply by mail directly to the Central Registry in Lisbon - Conservatória dos Registos Centrais,  the only competent department in matters concerning assessment and granting of Portuguese nationality: 

Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, 198
1099-003 Lisboa

You will need to provide :

  • Birth Certificate: authenticated by the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa or by Apostille (The Hague Convention)
  • Parents Birth Certificate and Marriage Certificate authenticated by the Consulate General of Portugal in Goa or by Apostille (The Hague Convention)
  • Valid Passport
  • Proof of current Address
  • Proof of residency between 1974 and 1975

Any enquiries must be directed to:

Telef: (351) 213817600
Fax:   (351)213817698
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