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I am a Filipina married to a Portuguese.
I know for a fact that if one is a foreigner, the baby can always be registered using a foreign first name but I am just not sure if using a different alphabet is allowed.For example if I register my baby with a Spanish name (using the Spanish ñ ) would they allow it in the conservatoria as it is not a part of the Portuguese orthography ? I dont want to have the Portuguese alternative to
" ñ " which is "nh". Is there anyone who can tell me ?
 

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Hello !

I am a Filipina married to a Portuguese.
I know for a fact that if one is a foreigner, the baby can always be registered using a foreign first name but I am just not sure if using a different alphabet is allowed.For example if I register my baby with a Spanish name (using the Spanish ñ ) would they allow it in the conservatoria as it is not a part of the Portuguese orthography ? I dont want to have the Portuguese alternative to
" ñ " which is "nh". Is there anyone who can tell me ?

hello

i think in some places it will be dificult, because the portuguese low is hard in these things.

but you can see the names they acept in any "conservatoria".

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hello

i think in some places it will be dificult, because the portuguese low is hard in these things.

but you can see the names they acept in any "conservatoria".

bye

Ola Tomarcity !

Thank you so much for your reply.

I have already registered my daughter before here in Portugal
and I registered her with a foreign name "Anna Francheska Ysabel "
They accepted it even though they have have a rule that names
should only be Portuguese and the ones that are written on the
book that they have in every conservatoria. But because I am a
foreigner and in my country any name is allowed, they just accepted
it.
Now, I am going to have another baby and am thinking of giving the baby
a Spanish name "Iñaki".My only concern is if they are going to accept
the spelling because there is no " ñ " here. My husband said, they might
replace it with " nh " so it will be Inhaki instead.And even my husband
prefers the Spanish spelling than the Portuguese.
 

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Can you not go accross the border and have the baby in Spain? Then you could register him with a spanish name. Have you been to a loja do cidadao to ask them?
 
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