Portuguese Citizenship based on Marriage

Portuguese nationality can be acquired by original assignment, which is recognized at the date of birth or by acquisition, which will produce effects from the registration date.

By acquisition, it is possible to acquire the Portuguese nationality by wish effect, by adoption or by naturalization.

By wish effect the acquisition of Portuguese nationality is granted to:

* In case of marriage, by means of a statement made during marriage.

** In case of cohabitation, after action of recognition of this situation to be filed in the civil court.

The Foreigner Married To A Portuguese National Can Acquire A Portuguese Nationality, By Indicating The Rendering Of Effect, In Accordance With The Following Provision:

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