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Certificate Attestation / Apostille – Portugal

Portugal is one of the oldest nation-states in the world with a rich cultural and historical heritage. It is a developed country with an advanced economy and high standards of living. Lisbon is the largest city and the capital of Portugal. It is an alpha-level global city. When planning to go abroad for tourism, education, or business, the Portuguese people need to get their documents apostilled. Due to the legal formalities entailed in this process, it is always better to proceed with the help of experts. At BVS Global, we possess years of experience and consistent approach to provide professional attestation in Portugal and more than 100 other countries.

The Process of Apostille/ Attestation in Portugal:

When applying for an apostille in Portugal, you need to obtain several certifications and attestations as required by the Embassy officials. To initiate these procedures, you should prepare the relevant documents in a prescribed format and submit them within the stipulated deadlines. Most importantly, you need to follow a standard procedure applicable to all Hague Convention signatories. This procedure may include these steps:

  • Get a legal translation of the documents from the embassy.
  • Obtain certifications or notary attestation/apostille on the documents from various departments and ministries in both the countries in Portugal.
  • Get attestation from the Embassy or the Consulate office depending on the jurisdiction of the documents in Portugal.

Why You Need It

When a document is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related advancements:

  • Embassies or consulates for visa or passport issuance
  • Immigration office in case of visa application, emigration request or work status change etc.
  • World education services (WES) and International qualifications assessment (IQAS) verification
  • Equivalency requirements for Ministry of Education (MOE) or Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR)

How Can We Help?

At BVS Global, we possess a profound industry experience and specialization in a vast array of services that include attestation, apostille, verification, authentication, legalization, and translation of the public documents in over 200 global languages. We have a team of dedicated certified professionals who provide full support to every client and are always available to answer your queries.

Throughout the process of attestation/apostille in Portugal, we maintain adherence to the best practices and abide by the laws specified in this regard. We understand the security concerns and provide our solutions accordingly.

For any further details and queries, give us a call immediately.

Document Attestation through BVS Global

As a complex process, requiring careful attention to details, getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding of the procedures involved. Handling it on your own can mean unnecessary delay, slipups and expenses.

BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements. Our attestation services include:

  • Embassy & Consulate Attestation
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague conventio
  • Attestation from state government departments and ministries

We handle attestation of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

Reach Out to BVS Global Attestation Services

BVS Global Services is a one stop shop for all document authentication services. We provide verification and attestation in more than 100 countries, translation services in over 200 languages. We also provide visa concierge facilities in over 80 countries.

Attestation or legalization Process for documents from Portugal

Ministry of Education or notary in Portugal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in Portugal

Ministry of foreign affairs of the destination country

Requirements

Original certificate(s)

Passport copy

Declaration form

Power of Attorney (if required)

Document Types



Types of Personal Documents

ACPO – ACRO – NIS Certificate attestation

POA - Power of Attorney Attestation

Adoption certificate legalization

Affidavit attestation

Certificate of residency attestation

Certified language translations

Copies of personal documents such as passports and references attestation

Copy Passports driver’s licenses and other identity documents attestation

Court Document authentication

Criminal Record Checks (CRB) attestation

Decree Absolute or Nisi attestation

Divorce certificate or decrees issued by the Family Court attestation

Driving License attestation

Employment Awards attestation

Employment Letters attestation

Finger print certificate attestation

Grant of Probate certificate legalization

Health certificate attestation

Letters of Attendance attestation

Letters of Authorization

Life certificates attestation

Marriage Certificate attestation

No Impediment Certificate attestation

No Impediment to Overseas Marriages certificates legalization

Ministry of justice attestation on translated documents

Notary Public witnessed documents

Police clearance certificate attestation

Police Letters legalization

Power of Attorney witnessed by a solicitor

Probate documents and wills attestation

Single Status certificates attestation

Solicitor signed documents attestation

Birth Certificate Attestation

Personal Status Certificate Attestation

Singleness Certificate Attestation

Certificate of No Marriage Record Attestation

Death Certificate Attestation

Certificate of Indemnity Attestation

FIR Report Attestation

Experience Letter Attestation

School leaving certificate attestation

Good Conduct certificate attestation

NBI clearance certificate attestation

Process of Attesting Personal Documents

Legal Translation from Portugal (If Necessary)

Notary in Portugal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Portugal

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from Portugal (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in Portugal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Portugal

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in Portugal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Portugal

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of Portugal document, to be used in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in Portugal.

Documents of Portugal origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to Ministry of foreign affairs UAE attestation, the document has to be attested by a notary or ministry of education in Portugal, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Portugal and UAE Embassy in Portugal.

*If any embassy or consulate in a particular country is not operational, the document would be directed to the nearest government body, which has the jurisdiction over that country for attestation or an Apostille

BVS Global provides attestation, legalization, authentication, verifications, and Apostille service for personal, educational or commercial documents

We provide attestations, legalizations or apostilles, for any type of Portugal documents for usage in other countries besides the UAE. Kindly note the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be replaced by an apostille, if the origin or destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates may not be required for some countries.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes may vary from time to time depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fee structure and more information.


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