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Title in the Language of the Records

Registros e Aplicações de Pasaportes, Portugal

Record Description

This collection of passport records includes the years 1800-1946. Collection of passport registers and passport application files are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Braga, University of Minho, Portugal. The text of the records is in Portuguese. Additional images will be published as they become available.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Passport records may include the following information:

  • Date and location where passport was issued
  • Full name of principal on passport
  • Person's civil status, occupation and place of employment
  • Current residence
  • Complete physical description
  • Destination
  • Military passports included parents's names
  • Unit in which served

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "District" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

In order to find data in this collection it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of origin, and an approximate date of departure. These records should be researched if other vital records are not available.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Portuguese Genealogical Word List

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Portugal, Passport Registers and Application Files, 1800-1946

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Portugal, Passport Registers and Application Files, 1800-1946" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Distrital de Braga, University of Minho.

 

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