The possibility of receiving a Portuguese Passport based on the Portuguese “Law of Return” is appealing to many Israelis, thanks to the many EU benefits that come with it. But which Jews and non-Jews exactly are eligible to receive the passport? We will answer these questions in detail in this article. The Cohen, Decker, Pex &…

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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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This article explains the importance of a genealogist (family roots researcher) for obtaining foreign citizenship. If you are seeking to obtain foreign citizenship based on descent, you should pay close attention to your genealogical report. Presenting such a report to the authorities can be, in many cases, a deciding factor in obtaining foreign citizenship. The…

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In recent times, there’s a great of deal of discussion Israelis who want to receive a Spanish or Portuguese passport. These passports give theirs holders many advantages; like the right to live and work in the states of the European Union, the ability to study in leading European academies for free or via scholarships, the…

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Sephardi Jews are descendants of members of the Jewish community who resided in Portugal and Spain from the later eras of the Roman Empire up until they were persecuted and expelled from these countries at the end of the 15th century. In 2015, Portugal’s government passed a “law of return” that allowed Sephardi Jews to…

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