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i wanted to apply for a european nationality on there basis for me. and that i was not living in portugal when my father was young we moved to pakistan.
is it possible to apply for the nationality.
i am sorry i did'nt understand
when should i recieve a answer.
Thank you for contacting JustAnswer. Under Portuguese law, the child of a Portuguese parent born in a foreign country is automatically a Portuguese citizen.
This means that the child can apply for citizenship at any time in his/her life even when the parent is already dead. Letter "c", nº 1, article 1 of Law nº 37/81 together with decree-law nº 237-A/2006 provide that you can apply at the Portuguese embassy of your Country of residence. Also grandchildren of Portuguese nationals are entitled to the same right under article 6 nº 4 of law nº 37/81.
Acquiring Portuguese nationality would imply for you to become automatically a European Citizen. This would automatically enable you and your family to move and work freely in the EU under the rules provided by Directive 2004/38.
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thanks for the information very accurate.
In case there is no embassy in my country what are my options
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