International Relations


Since its founding, PALCUS has maintained a strong relationship with the government of the Republic of Portugal through its embassy in Washington, DC and its consulates throughout the United States. Moreover, it has developed strong ties with the Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira.


For your information:


The Embassy of Portugal, Washington, D.C.
Ambassador: H.E. Domingos Fezas Vital
2012  Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 350-5400
Fax:    (202) 462-3726
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Consulates in the United States:

The Consulate General – Boston
Consul General: João Pedro de Vasconcelos Fins do Lago
699 Boylston Street, 7th Fl
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: (617) 536-8740
Fax: 617-536-2503
Areas of Jurisdiction: States of: Maine, Massachusetts (except the area covered by New Bedford), New Hampshire and Vermont 


The Consulate – New Bedford
Consul: Shelley Pires
628 Pleasant Street, Room 204
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 997-6151
Areas of Jurisdiction: Counties of: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth

The Consulate General –Newark
Consul General: Pedro Monteiro
The Legal Center at One Riverfront Plaza
Main floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102-5414
Phone: (973) 643-2156 / 2158
Areas of Jurisdiction: States of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania


The Consulate General – New York
Consul General: Maria de Fátima Mendes

866 Second Avenue, 8th Floor

New York - NY 10017
Phone: (212) 221-3165
Areas of Jurisdiction: States of: Connecticut, Michigan and New York
Territories of American Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico 


The Vice-Consulate – Providence
Representative of the Vice-Consulate: Filipa Menezes Cordeiro
56 Pine Street, Hanley Building, 6th floor
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401 272 2003/2004
Areas of Jurisdiction: State of: Rhode Island


The Consulate General – San Francisco
Consul General: Maria João Lopes Cardoso
3298 Washington Street
San Francisco, California 94115
Phone: 415 346 3400/1

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Areas of Jurisdiction: States of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming