In two years, the SEF (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras – Borders and Foreigners Organization) evaluated 6463 requests from Israeli and Turkish citizens. 2436 have already benefited from the law that awards Portuguese citizenship to Sephardic Jews.
More than 37,000 foreign citizens requested Portuguese nationality in 2017, an increase of 5.2% over 2016, according to the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) in a report that was presented on 27.6.18.
A common question we are asked is – What is the status of a spouse after the client receives Portuguese citizenship? The purpose of this post is to clarify this issue, and to indicate where there are still question marks. The rights of a spouse due to Portugal’s membership in the European Union Portugal is a […]
A common question our clients have is can minors obtain Portuguese citizenship? There are two situations: Minors born after the parent received the Portuguese citizenship – Here the situation is clear. These minors are Portuguese citizens. The more complex question is the status of minors born to a parent before the parent obtained Portuguese citizenship. […]
Most of the benefits result from the fact that Portugal is a member of the European Union. Today, there are 28 countries that are members of the EU: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, […]