The Portuguese criminal record keeps information about criminal convictions and subsequent decisions handed down against citizens over the age of 16, or against legal persons.
Note that the Portuguese criminal record certificate cannot be issued for citizens under the age of 16.
The minor child’s ascendants, as well as the tutor or the curator of the incapacitated person, can personally apply for the issue of the criminal record certificate of the minor child (not younger than 16 years old) or of the incapacitated person.
For the purpose, it must be presented:
The legal representative of the legal person may request its certificate of criminal record:
You, yourself or as the legal representative of a legal person, may authorize a third person to make the application for the issue of the certificate.
To this effect, a written and signed declaration must be issued, stating:
The authorized person must apply for the certificate personally at any of the attendance services, where it is possible the issue of certificates. The authorized person must present:
For the issuing of each criminal record certificate is due a fee of € 5 (five euros).
Depending on the location of the application and the identification document displayed, the issuing period may be: