Prior analysis for certified families – Brazil

This form is intended for people who have a CIL certificate and are looking for a team to support them.


Sephardic descendants who have a relative certified by the Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa (CIL) must complete this form with the requested information. Family certification facilitates your application to the Israeli Community in Portugal.

It is important to highlight that the Portuguese Nationality Law is still in force and descendants of Sephardic Jews can apply for the right. In September 2022, there was a change in the regulation of legislation, which includes proof of links with Portugal. With regard to effective connection with the Portuguese community, the legal team at Martins Castro advises each client in a personalized way, according to their situation. 

Since 2015, Portuguese legislation, through the Organic Law No. 1/2013, of July 29 It's from Decree-Law 30-A/2015, of February 27, began to grant Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to descendants of Sephardic Jews.