I’m a NGDO and I would like to apply or renew my NGDO status


The Portuguese state, as is expressed in the NGDOs Statutes and Co-operation Protocol signed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Portuguese NGDO Platform, recognises the crucial role played by non-governmental development organisations (NGDOs) in the areas of development assistance, humanitarian aid and development education.

The previous documents are only available in Portuguese.

The Services Portal is temporarily out of service. For that reason, requests for recognition and renewal should be sent to the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., in accordance with the regulatory framework in force for these processes, contained in our website, accessible from the following link: NGDO Registration Procedure - Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua (instituto-camoes.pt)