Citizenship of India by naturalization can be acquired by a foreigner who has resided in India for twelve years. The applicant must have lived a total of 12 years in India in a period of 14 years, and must have lived in India for 12 months uninterrupted prior to applying for citizenship.
Many Goans commonly refer to acquiring Portuguese Nationality as procuring a “Portuguese passport”. We, at Excellency Services would like to enlighten that Portuguese passport is merely a travel document as any other international passport is. The Portuguese passport is one of the documents that one attains as part of the Portuguese Nationality.