Yes, Portugal has birthright citizenship, which means that a child born on Portuguese soil is automatically considered a Portuguese citizen, regardless of the nationality or legal status of their parents. However, there are some exceptions to this rule, such as for children born to foreign diplomats or to parents who are in Portugal illegally. Portuguese citizenship can also be acquired through other means, such as by descent, marriage, or naturalization.
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