Portugal


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
Anita Garibaldi: the revolutionary descendant of the Sephardim

Anita Garibaldi was born in Brazil and died in Italy fighting for her ideas. She had in her genealogy 3 Sephardic Ascendants.

on May 27, 2021
5 places that show that Lisbon is a modern city

Lisbon, one of the main Portuguese cities, combines historical places and modern architecture.

on May 10, 2021
5 places that show that Lisbon is a modern city

Discover 5 places that show that the city that inspired poets and fado singers manages to modernize and delight residents and visitors from around the world.

on May 6, 2021
Descendants of the Sefardíes: how to get the European passport

As a form of historical reparation, Portuguese legislation stipulates to grant nationality by naturalization to descendants of Sephardic Jews.

on May 4, 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
White Castle

It is believed that, for a long period, since the 13th century, the surname was linked to tradition and nobility. 

on April 28, 2021
The main reasons to search for Portuguese nationality

The Law of Reparation for the descendants of sefardies and the simplification of the process for the grandchildren of Portuguese.

on April 26, 2021
How to get Portuguese citizenship for grandchildren

In this text you will find tips to gather the necessary information to apply for nationality as a Portuguese grandson/granddaughter.

on April 14, 2021
eBook: Portuguese citizenship through the Sephardim

Portugal, through Decree-Law 30-A/2015, grants Portuguese nationality, by naturalization, to the descendants of Sephardic Jews.

on April 12, 2021
The main reasons for seeking Portuguese nationality

There are several reasons to acquire Portuguese nationality. Check out some of them in the text.

on March 31, 2021
Portuguese citizenship for grandson of Portuguese

Want to know more about Portuguese nationality for grandson of Portuguese? In this text we explain everything you need to know about the subject.

on March 17, 2021
Nogueira da Gama family

The Nogueira da Gama are descendants of a large and prominent family that, in colonial times in Brazil, received honors and titles of nobility.

on March 10, 2021
Who are Sephardic Jews and New Christians

Do New Christians and Sephardic Christians have the same meaning or have nothing to do with each other?

on March 3, 2021
Sephardic descent in Minas Gerais

These descendants saw in the region's development an opportunity to settle down and develop their economic activities.

on February 15, 2021
Antunes Maciel family

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.

on February 10, 2021
Interview: Written by Lira Neto, biography of Sephardic Jews should hit bookstores soon

The work will be dedicated to all the disinherited, exiles and refugees, people essentially marked by intolerance.

on February 3, 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
Brief dictionary on Portuguese nationality for grandchildren of Portuguese

Often the tricky part is not applying for nationality, but understanding the terms and requirements that are laid down by law.

on January 6, 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
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
European Commission President cites Portugal as an example to be followed in the pandemic

Lisbon, according to the president, is today a reference in the digital world for having achieved a sustainable energy result.

on October 14, 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
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
“The adventures of Palhaço Piruá in Portugal” is featured on CCBNB

The video, originally a live broadcast during the quarantine period, initiated the Move Your Joy project

on September 7, 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
Oliveira Ledo Family: from brick making to the colonization of Paraíba

The family gave rise to one of the most traditional families in the Northeast, especially in Cariri in Paraíba.

on August 21, 2020
Law change facilitates citizenship for Portuguese grandchildren and spouses

The text brings a series of updates to the rules until then, facilitating the granting of naturalization for Portuguese grandchildren.

on August 13, 2020
Dantas Corrêa, the conquest of the Northeast

The descendants of this family branch add up to thousands of people living in the region of Seridó, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba.

on August 5, 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
Ribeiro do Vale Family

Many descendants of Portuguese noble families were attracted by the promise of wealth in Brazilian lands during the colonial period.

on July 23, 2020
Martins Castro's cultural project is contemplated by BNB public notice

“The adventures of Palhaço Piruá in Portugal” was played by actor Rodrigo Bruggemann and had a script and direction by Walter Velázquez.

on June 25, 2020
Find out how to find documents for your grandparents and great-grandparents

Here we have prepared some guidelines on the most important documents of your grandparents and great-grandparents and where you can find them.

on June 11, 2020
Portugal, Camões and Portuguese Communities Day

The date started to have the current symbolism and be considered a holiday, called the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities.

Jerfson Lins Per Jerfson Lins on June 22, 2020
Brazilian accountants can revalidate the diploma to work in the European Union

There are criteria that must be met for this to occur. The first is to go through the diploma revalidation process.

on May 25, 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
The advantages of revalidating the diploma in Portugal

Professionals around the world are looking to build an international career and improve their resumes through these experiences.

on April 20, 2020
Portugal stands out as a migratory destination for Brazilian professionals

The country offers the possibility of revalidating the diploma of courses such as medicine

on March 12, 2020
Why more and more Brazilians seek Portuguese citizenship through the Sephardic way

From the dream of migrating to the desire to study and work in the European Union, thousands of Brazilians have discovered that they are descendants of Sephardic people.

on February 27, 2020
Martins Castro holds event in Mexico

The city of Monterrey, Mexico, will host another edition of the Sefardí Meeting, an event that clarifies doubts about the Portuguese citizenship process through the Sephardic way.

on January 13, 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
Brazilians can help Portugal in the problem of demographic reduction

In view of the population decrease, the European country has adopted measures that favor Brazilians.

Tiago Fernandes Per Tiago Fernandes on April 24, 2020
Step by step to find your Sephardic ancestor: the Torre do Tombo archive

The Torre do Tombo archive is one of the main ways to elaborate your genealogy and to find your Sephardic ancestor.

Private: Pedro Arruda Per Private: Pedro Arruda on June 22, 2020
CIL announces changes to Sephardic process protocol

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.

on February 6, 2019
Medical Examination Appeal for Diploma Revalidation in Portugal

Medical schools released the result of the written exam, the second stage of the medical certificate revalidation process in Portugal.

on January 20, 2019
Brief notes on venture capital and its legal regime in Portugal

One of the great challenges faced by companies in general is access to the appropriate financing that ensures the achievement of its corporate purpose

on August 24, 2018