RPBA Infographic: Portuguese Citizenship for Descendants of Sephardic Jews

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1. Decree-Law n. 30-A/2015, of 27 February,sets the requirements for granting Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews: .n_. _ I(_) I 8) To be ofage; b) Absence of criminal conviction for a crime punishable with arison sentence of three years or more,according to the ortuguese law; C) Proof of circumstances related to a tradition of belonging to a Sephardic community of Portuguese origin. Documents that must filed with the application: 1 .Birth certicate; 2_ Criminal records issued by the authorities of Portugal,of thecountry of birth and of any country where the applicant has been a resident; 3_ A document proving that the applicant directly descends or has a family collateral relation from a common parent belonging to a , ,~, _ Sephardic community of Portuguese origin: i) A certicate issued by the Jewish community of Lisbon or Oporto,attesting that the applicant descends from Sephardic Jews of Portuguese origin asevidenced by sumames,family language being Ladino*,genealogy and family memories;P,IXii) A certicate issued by the Jewish community of origin,attesting to the use by the applicant of Portuguese expressions in religious ceremonies or to the use of Ladino as the language spoken by the applicant in a family environment; ORiii) Authenticated documental evidence proving a family connection of the applicant to a Sephardic community of Portuguese origin,such as registrationsatlsynagogues and Jewish cemeteries,titles of residence,titles of property and W1 s. * Ladino is a language derived from Portuguese and Castillian which has been spoken by Sephardic Jews since the XW century. Rua Abranches Ferrao.n. 10. 9. Piso.Fraocao G.1600-001 Lisboa.Portugal r xI (351)2124o2743 F (351)21o1o3s9a E, [email protected] pt