Flag of the country where ECRIS provides the Portuguese criminal record check.Portuguese criminal record check

Source of information: Criminal Register of the Directorate-General of Justice Administration (DGAJ)
Local name: Registo Criminal - Direção-Geral da Administração da Justiça (DGAJ); Direção Serviços de Identificação Criminal (DSIC)
International information exchange department name:
(name appearing in the certificate)
Criminal Identification Services Directorate (Portugal)

Information revealed in the certificate:

Type of conviction

  • Several offences, felonies
  • Minor offences, misdemeanors
  • Juvenal punishemnt convictions

Information on the penalty

  • Type of penalty
  • Penalty suspension, probation or parole

Coverage: Nationwide
Time scope: Custodial sentences: up to 5 - 10 years back
Reprimends and warnings: up to 5 years back
Certificate format: EU template
(Original certificate issued in Polish and its English translation)
Turnaround time (based on data from the last three months): 5 - 13 (average 9) business days
Price: 79 GBP
Comments: Our standard Portuguese criminal record check is limited to Portuguese citizens only.

The scope of information disclosed is similar to 'certificate for other purposes' (certificado do registo criminal para outros fins).

If you do not hold Portuguese citizenship, but you hold one of the EU citizenships which make you eligible for our pan-European Union criminal record check, you can request either your Portuguese, or your pan-EU CRC using this ORDER FORM.

Portuguese criminal record check provided by European Criminal Record Information Services.