Republica Portuguesa Consulado Honorário de Portugal
P O Box 201 080, Auckland 2150, New Zealand • 20 Verissimo Drive, Mangere [Map]
Tel (09) 255 2569 • Email daniel@silva.co.nz

O Consulado Honorário funciona em regime de voluntariado (sem remuneração ou ajudas de custo) e existe principalmente para servir a comunidade portuguesa da Nova Zelândia.
The Honorary Consulate is a voluntary post (not funded), that exists principally to assist the Portuguese community of New Zealand.

O equipamento de recolha de dados biométricos para passaportes não está correntemente em funcionamento em Auckland. Novo equipamento foi encomendado e, logo que esteja instalado e configurado, isso será anunciado neste site. Até lá, a alternativa é fazer o requerimento no Consulado mais próximo, em Sidney. Informação encontra-se nesta página. Em casos de emergência justificados, pode requerer a emissão de um passaporte temporário em Auckland.

The biometric data collection equipment for passports is not currently functioning in Auckland. Replacement equipment has been ordered and, as soon as it is installed and configured, that will be advertised in this website. Until then, the alternative is to apply to the nearest Consulate, which is in Sydney. Information is on this page. In cases os justified emergency, you can apply for a temporary passport in Auckland.


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POWER OF ATTORNEY

To deal with some legal matters in Portugal, such as real estate transactions, it is sometimes necessary to give someone (usually a lawyer) a power of attorney. That document, known in Portuguese as a "procuração", can be drawn up by the Honorary Consul in Auckland and must be signed in his presence.

The fee is $90, payable in cash, by a cheque made out to "Portuguese Consulate" or by direct banking deposit to account number 02-0191-0322861-01. There are no EFTPOS or credit card facilities.

Attendance in Auckland is by appointment. To make an appointment, please contact the Consulate by telephone (09) 255 2569 or email daniel@silva.co.nz.

The document must be drafted by the lawyer involved. The Honorary Consul cannot provide legal advice or create the legal document, only witness it.

The draft should be specific to the stated aims and the powers granted must not exceed those reasonably necessary to achieve those aims. For example, the document should empower A to represent B in the sale of property X, but should not be a general power for A to act for B on all matters.

The draft should be emailed to the Honorary Consul in computer-readable format, for example Microsoft Word or text. Documents in other formats, for example images or PDF, may require the Consulate to use a translation/typing service, subject to additional costs.