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Portugal, through Decree-Law 30-A/2015, grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.
Our customers can continue to rely on our teams to monitor the smooth running of their processes.
Contrary to what some people still believe, it takes more than having Sephardic surnames or Jewish customs in the family.
The certificate is an indispensable document for all people who want to achieve this type of Portuguese citizenship.
CIL started to make a new system available on its website for filling out an online form to submit the entire process.
The starting point for Portuguese citizenship through the Sephardic way is the genealogical study. It is through this study that the genealogist identifies the Sephardic ancestor.
The whole process of Portuguese citizenship through Sephardic Jews is based on documentary evidence of genealogical ties.
This process can be rejected by the institution. Knowing this, we have listed some of the most common mistakes at this stage.
The most important change will be in the way of sending the documents, which will now be 100% digital, through the official email of the entity.
Due to the waiting time for these analyzes, it can be seen that the volume of orders has grown recently.