If the deceased was a Portuguese national

Required documents:

  • Full transcript of birth certificate for death registration purposes (obtained by the Consulate)
  • Full marriage and birth certificates of the spouse, if the deceased was married, for death registration (obtained by the Consulate, if the spouse is Portuguese)
  • “Full transcript of Death Certificate”
  • Important Note: If at death, the deceased did not have in its records the endorsements for actual marital status, its updating will be necessary before the death registration

If the deceased is a foreigner, to update the Portuguese spouse birth record

Required documents:

  • “Full transcript of Death Certificate”
  • Birth Certificate of the surviving spouse (obtained by the Consulate)
  • Marriage Certificate (obtained by the Consulate, if marriage was registered in Portugal)

All customers who need consular attention are required to timely contact the Consulate, requesting appointment for a date and hour available. All information about procedures and documentation to be submitted will be provided, as well as expected costs.

email: sconsular.washington@mne.pt
tel: 202-332-3007

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