Many Jews left Romania in the 20th century due to racial and religious persecution. Whether because of Pogroms, the impending doom of the Nazi machine moving through Europe, or oppression by the Communist regime, Jews fled Romania en masse. These Romanian Jews predominately emigrated to Israel, the United States, and South America. Are their descendants…

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The amount of Portuguese passport applications has increased dramatically in the past few years. Most of the applications come from Israelis who are entitled to Portuguese citizenship. In this article we present the exact numbers and their increase rate over time, as evidence of how popular the Portuguese passport has become. The law offices of…

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With all due respect to the Israeli citizenship, many of us desire a European one. Just in case – have another passport in our pocket, to open doors in the event of an emergency or trouble. Many Israelis like to travel the world with a foreign passport in hand, and to feel like global citizens.…

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What is the cost of an EU passport? This article will present the different tracks through which you can acquire a European passport and the stages within the process of obtaining it. Investing in a Portuguese passport is, with no doubt, a worthwhile expense, since it grants better rights and benefits than most other passports.…

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There are currently over 3 million Israeli Jews who are eligible to Portuguese/EU citizenship, as their ancestors hail from countries that received exiled Jews of the Alhambra Decree (the expulsion of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewry), of the 15th century. These countries include Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Syria, Iran, etc. Portuguese Citizenship has…

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Looking for information on eligibility for Austrian citizenship for Holocaust survivors? As of September 2020, Austria has broadened the criteria for obtaining Austrian citizenship for Holocaust survivors and their descendants. From now on, citizenship will be granted to descendants of both mothers and fathers persecuted by the Nazis as a citizen of the Austrian Republic…

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The new legislation passed by the Austrian parliament in September 2019 grants Austrian citizenship for grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Jews who fled Austria and/or survivors of the extermination camps. The law went into effect on the first of September, 2020. We specialize in obtaining foreign citizenships for our clients, including Austrian citizenship for descendants of…

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Under what conditions can descendants of Lithuanians obtain Lithuanian citizenship? Obtaining this citizenship depends on your family connection to the state of Lithuania and when your ancestors lived there. A Lithuanian passport can be obtained on the basis of a family connection on either parent’s side, including great-grandparents. For background, this article also briefly covers…

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Today many Israelis are interested in acquiring another citizenship. Obtaining a Bulgarian passport is one the easier paths to citizenship in a European country, for the eligible. Many Israelis of Bulgarian origin are eligible to receive this citizenship, assuming they fit certain criteria. Citizenship in one of the EU countries provides many benefits, such as:…

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