There are two ways
of doing this. One is easy, doing all the legalities first in
country and the other is doing the legalities in
Portugal; however this is more time
recommendation is that the most straightforward method is for you do the legal side back home and then
come over to Portugal
and have a blessing ceremony with one of our Anglican (or
Your guests need not know that you have already
done this as the blessing ceremony is performed just like a normal
marriage ceremony. The ceremony in the location of your choice.
If you decide to do the legal part of your marriage here in
Portugal, you will need certified birth
certificates with an Apostile stamp issued no more than six months prior to the
application, along with copies of your passports.
These documents then need to be translated by an official translator
and then this translation must be certified by the Portuguese Notary. We will also deal with this on your behalf.
Once we have all of these documents then they can be handed into the registry office here and after a
few days, once they have made sure that all the documents are
correct, the date can be booked. There is no guarantee that they
will be available on the date that you want this will all be
down to availability. The costs will be Euros
We can handle all the documentation on your behalf up to the
point of handing the documents to the registrar, you will need
to be present at this me.
Should you wish, it is
now possible to hold a Catholic religious ceremony and complete the
civil registration at the same time.