A group of researchers in Lisbon develops a database that makes it easier to find documents of fundamental ancestors when accessing the law.
The Customer Portal is an evolution of Martins Castro's communication systems with its customers.
Genealogical research helps in the recovery of birth certificates of ancestors from Portugal.
Deadlines, validity, certificates, CIL, CIP... We have selected some of the main doubts about the recent changes in the regulation.
Portuguese law grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to those who prove Sephardic ancestry.
Many people born before November 11, 1975, in Angola, can become Portuguese citizens.
Often the tricky part is not applying for nationality, but understanding the terms and requirements that are laid down by law.
One of the requirements for the grandson's nationality application is the need to prove the Portuguese nationality.
Anita Garibaldi was born in Brazil and died in Italy fighting for her ideas. She had in her genealogy 3 Sephardic Ascendants.
Sites such as Family Search and MyHeritage may make searching easier, but they do not guarantee the veracity of all data.
As a form of historical reparation, Portuguese legislation stipulates to grant nationality by naturalization to descendants of Sephardic Jews.
"What do you need to prove to be entitled to Portuguese nationality as a Portuguese grandson?" Clarify these and other doubts.
It is believed that, for a long period, since the 13th century, the surname was linked to tradition and nobility.
The Law of Reparation for the descendants of sefardies and the simplification of the process for the grandchildren of Portuguese.
The trajectory of the Portuguese Branca Dias inspired books, plays, films, comic books and documentaries.
In this text you will find tips to gather the necessary information to apply for nationality as a Portuguese grandson/granddaughter.
Portugal, through Decree-Law 30-A/2015, grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.
The history of Paula Leite de Barros' family in Brazil begins with Pedro Vaz de Barros, a New Christian from Lisbon who migrated to Brazil at the end of the 16th century.
Luciano Dias Cardoso Vargas, known as Abraão do Jaguaribe, has his Sephardic connection through the New Christian Dinis Bravo.
Want to know more about Portuguese nationality for grandson of Portuguese? In this text we explain everything you need to know about the subject.
The Nogueira da Gama are descendants of a large and prominent family that, in colonial times in Brazil, received honors and titles of nobility.
In addition to being a farmer and a businesswoman, Dona Joaquina de Pompéu is the matriarch of thousands of Sephardic descendants who are entitled to Portuguese citizenship.
More and more people have turned to genealogical research to document ties to Jewish ancestors in order to secure approval of the process.
The Antunes Maciel family, quite numerous in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, has its origins on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
In this text, we summarize the three main points to be aware of when applying for nationality.
To clarify the main doubts, we spoke with the lawyer and partner at Martins Castro, Thiago Huver.
A Brazilian researcher found that Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese star and greatest scorer in world football history, has Sephardic ancestry.
Historian and genealogist Gabriel Dias explains that the resources available today allow for a more efficient document search
Specialists talk about the documents necessary for the granting of citizenship and about the great-grandchildren of Portuguese people.
The process begins with a genealogical study that aims to prove the parental connection with some Sephardic Jew.
The Castro and Silva left their mark on political history and vast descent, spread throughout Brazil, especially in Ceará.
Read this post carefully and at the end of the reading you can start your study immediately.
The Sephardic bond occurs with the marriage of Ambrósio de Almeida Coelho with Maria Augusta do Sacramento, descendant of the Azorean Antonio Fernandes.
Marcelo rebelo vetoed part of the ninth amendment to the Portuguese nationality law. Understand the reasons for the veto and the steps following the president's decision.
The text brings a series of updates to the rules until then, facilitating the granting of naturalization for Portuguese grandchildren.
The first inhabitants of the Serra da Estrela region, in the upper Minho, in Portugal, gave rise to this Sephardic family.
The Resende Costa family recorded its name in the history of Brazil, especially after the participation of some of its members in Inconfidência Mineira.
Homonyms are a great challenge for those who are in genealogical research, whether professional or not.
Here we have prepared some guidelines on the most important documents of your grandparents and great-grandparents and where you can find them.
Studies show that descendants of one of the branches of the family spread across southeastern Brazil, especially Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.
The ease of access to the collections thanks to digitalization allowed anyone to search the origins of the families.
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 Torre do Tombo archive is one of the main ways to elaborate your genealogy and to find your Sephardic ancestor.