The DDN (National Defense Day) aims to sensitize young people to the theme of national defense and publicize the role of the Armed Forces and takes place in the CDDN (National Defense Day Disclosure Centers), based in military units from the three branches of the Armed Forces .

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During National Defense Day, a set of activities are developed to make young people aware of the importance of National Defense and the role and mission of the Portuguese Armed Forces.

Training actions to inform you about:


-The National Defense

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-The essential missions of the Armed Forces, their organization and the resources assigned to them

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-The ways of providing Military Service and the different possibilities of choice for those who want to provide effective service

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DDN attendance is a military duty for all Portuguese citizens over 18 years of age.

Citizens who have a foreign address on their citizen's card can send the application to ddn@defesa.pt to regularize their military situation.

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