The ultimate guide
The Portuguese government grants naturalization to foreign-born individuals with at least one unrenounced ancestor on the second degree of the Portuguese citizenship succession line.
In the case of someone who has attended a public or private school in any of the Portuguese-speaking countries, a Diploma issued by these teaching institutions may serve as evidence of idiomatic Portuguese proficiency.
If the applicant is illiterate, he must provide evidence of his Portuguese proficiency commensurate with his ability to demonstrate he knows the idiom.
Every document must be apostilled, and non-Portuguese documents must be translated into Portuguese.
Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado, I.P.-ordered Portuguese bank payments denominated in Euros from a Portuguese-representative entity.
Send all documentation to:
Conservatória dos Registos Centrais
Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, 200 1099-003 Lisboa Portugal