Portuguese Legislation


Handbook: your next steps in the European Union

From the Citizen Card to the formation of companies. Portugal: gateway to the European Union.

on June 2, 2021
8 questions about Portuguese nationality for grandchildren of Portuguese

"What do you need to prove to be entitled to Portuguese nationality as a Portuguese grandson?" Clarify these and other doubts.

on May 3, 2021
Branca Dias, a story of resistance and faith

The trajectory of the Portuguese Branca Dias inspired books, plays, films, comic books and documentaries.

on April 19, 2021
The 3 main requirements for applying for Portuguese nationality for grandchildren

In this text, we summarize the three main points to be aware of when applying for nationality.

on February 9, 2021
5 questions about nationality for grandchildren of Portuguese

To clarify the main doubts, we spoke with the lawyer and partner at Martins Castro, Thiago Huver.

on February 2, 2021
Genealogical study reveals surprises on the biggest scorer in world football history

A Brazilian researcher found that Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese star and greatest scorer in world football history, has Sephardic ancestry.

on January 28, 2021
The importance of technology and memory in the process of Portuguese citizenship for grandchildren

Historian and genealogist Gabriel Dias explains that the resources available today allow for a more efficient document search

on January 25, 2021
Portuguese citizenship for grandchildren is simpler, but there are still doubts

Specialists talk about the documents necessary for the granting of citizenship and about the great-grandchildren of Portuguese people.

on January 25, 2021
Martins Castro's services during the new confinement in Portugal

Our customers can continue to rely on our teams to monitor the smooth running of their processes.

on January 15, 2021
“Ten days of thousands of Sephardic Argentineans could gain access to Portuguese nationality”

In Argentina it is estimated that there are more than 50 thousand people who can access this benefit.

on December 28, 2020
Founding partner and lawyer of Martins Castro will be in Argentina

With the aim of reporting on this issue and narrowing down the local community, Renato Martins travels to Buenos Aires between 8 and 11 December

on December 9, 2020
Portuguese nationality via Sephardic: the Conservatory approved, what now?

You become Portuguese from the signing of this document, and not from your birth.

on October 21, 2020
4 requirements for Portuguese nationality by Sephardic

Contrary to what some people still believe, it takes more than having Sephardic surnames or Jewish customs in the family.

on October 8, 2020
Amendments to the Nationality Law will be voted on next day 2

Portuguese nationality through Sephardic Jews is not subject to review by the plenary of the Assembly of the Republic.

on October 1, 2020
Israeli certification for Portuguese nationality by Sephardic

The certificate is an indispensable document for all people who want to achieve this type of Portuguese citizenship.

on September 22, 2020
5 reasons why people seek Portuguese nationality by Sephardic

Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and Israel are just some examples of countries that seek this type of nationality.

on September 18, 2020
Portuguese grandchildren: understand the veto of the president of Portugal

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.

Thiago Lino Per Thiago Lino on August 26, 2020
Changes in Portuguese nationality law

We separated the 4 main aspects of these changes: descendants of Sephardic Jews, children of foreigners, grandchildren and spouses.

on August 4, 2020
Victory of the world Sephardic community: law change proposal retreats

PS withdraws proposal and sends the nationality regulation to the Executive Branch by Sephardic way

on July 20, 2020
Portuguese law paves the way for Brazilian families to discover their Jewish origins

Since 2015 the Portuguese government started to grant Portuguese nationality to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.

on July 14, 2020
Aspects of the proposed amendment to the “Law of Nationality through the Sephardic way”

A proposal to change the so-called “Portuguese Nationality Law by the Sephardic way” was recently made public

on May 15, 2020
The massacre of New Christians and the Law of Naturalization of Sephardic descendants

In 2020, five years will pass since the approval of Decree-Law no. 30-A-2015, which allows Portuguese citizenship to Sephardic descendants.

Jerfson Lins Per Jerfson Lins on June 22, 2020
5 tips for choosing a consultancy to take care of Portuguese citizenship

We have selected 5 tips that will help in your decision to hire a consultancy to take care of your Portuguese citizenship process.

Tiago Fernandes Per Tiago Fernandes on April 24, 2020
Citizen Card: what it is and how to apply

This is the face-to-face identification document of the Portuguese citizen, by birth or by assignment, and replaces the identity card since 2010.

on November 12, 2019
Brazilians prove Sephardic descent and achieve Portuguese citizenship

Direct is provided for in art. 6th, nº. 7 of the Nationality Law (Law 37/81).

Karoline Ximenes Per Karoline Ximenes on April 24, 2020