Bereavement information for Portugal

Information to assist those bereaved following the death of a British national in Portugal.



Disclaimer: This information is provided by the British Government for the convenience of enquirers, but neither Her Majesty’s Government nor any official of the consulate take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information, nor accept liability for any loss, costs, damage or expense which you might suffer as a result of relying on the information supplied. It is not a substitute for obtaining your own legal advice.

Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 22 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated added leaflet guide how to order Portuguese certificates online
  2. Updated May 2017
  3. Updated Bereavement Information Pack for Portugal - October 2016
  4. Updated information on death procedures in Portugal
  5. First published.