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Amendments to the Portuguese Nationality Regulation


The changes introduced by the New Nationality Regulation will come into force on April 15th, 2022 and will apply to cases pending on the date of entry into force of the decree-law, except for cases based on article 6 (7) of the Nationality Law (granting of nationality by naturalization to descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews, with exemption from certain requirements) and all new cases.

Article 24-A of the New Nationality Regulation ("Naturalization of foreigners who are descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews"), will only come into force on September 1st, 2022, apart from its no. 4, concerning the model to be approved for the Jewish community certificate.

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