Make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools

Enrolment dates for the 2024/2025 school year have been announced. Enrolment for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th year of primary school opens on 6 July.

This service allows to make requests for enrolment, renewal of enrolment or school transfer requests. It covers public educational establishments of the Ministry of Education, private ones and Private Institutions of Social Solidarity (IPSS) or equivalent, from pre-school education to primary and secondary education. 

When there is no transfer of school, change of guardian, change of course or need to choose subjects, the automatic renewal applies when passing to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 11th school years. 

The renewal of enrolment is automatic when failing a school year.

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Who can make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools?

When can you make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools?

The timetable for the request for enrolment and renewal of enrolment, according to school years, for the school year 2024/2025 is as follows: 

  • Pre-school and 1st grade 15 April to 15 May 
  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades: 6 July to 10 July
  • 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 11th grades: 22 June to 28 June
  • 10th and 12th grades: 15 July to 20 July

Automatic renewal applies when passing to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 11th school years when:

  • there is no school transfer 
  • there is no change in the guardian 
  • there is no change in the course of study 
  • there is no need to choose subjects.

In all other cases, it is necessary to start the renewal of enrolment process through the Portal das Matrículas (Enrolments Portal). 

What are the documents and requirements to make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools?

  • To authenticate to the Portal das Matrículas (Enrolments Portal) you will need one of the following means:

    When you are making the enrolment request, ensure that you have with you:

    • your identification document
    • the student's identification document
    • a digital photograph of the student
    • your Tax Identification Number and the student's Tax Identification Number
    • your Social Security Number and the student’s Social Social Security Number.

    Find out what other personal data should be recorded in the request for enrolment.

What is the price to make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools?

It is free of charge.

How make requests for enrolment and renewal of enrolment in preschool, primary and secondary schools?

To make a new enrolment or renew a previous enrolment, the guardian must, after logging in to the Portal das Matrículas (Enrolments Portal), choose the application Enrolments. Follow the steps indicated on the platform until the process is complete. 

It will take about 5 minutes to complete all the steps of the form. When you finish, you will receive confirmation and notifications about the status of the process by email, if you authorize that communication during the filling of the form. 

You can also track the status of the process on the Portal das Matrículas (Enrolments Portal) by logging in and choosing the application Enrolment.

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