handing in proof of the needed historic, genealogical and.
social connection to the Jewry of Portugal and also its diaspora since the expulsion in the 15th century (פספורט פורטוגלי). The regulation particularly shows a listing of surnames such as Pinto, Suares (Zuarets), and also Castro, which are typical to Jews throughout the globe, as an extra ways to demonstrate this link. The regulation identifies further info which can help in confirming the link, such as producing a certificate released by a Jewish community pertaining to the Portuguese Jewry, however not situated in Portugal, which confirms that the applicant is a participant of its area and also joins its ceremonies. Last but not least, the regulation offers the Portuguese authorities the choice to seek advice from the Jewish communities in Portugal in order to decide in the instance of each applicant. One of the major elements is confirming that the candidate's surname is included in the checklist of surnames referring to Portuguese Jews, recognized by the Portuguese federal government. It needs to be clarified that the latter is not the checklist of surnames prepared by the Portuguese federal government, however an additional checklist, which as stated above, was published as component of the law.