handing in proof of the required historical, genealogical and.
social connection to the Jewry of Portugal and its diaspora since the expulsion in the 15th century (כמה עולה להוציא דרכון פורטוגלי https://www.uci-portugal.co.il/). The regulation especially suggests a list of last names such as Pinto, Suares (Zuarets), as well as Castro, which are typical to Jews throughout the globe, as an additional means to demonstrate this link. The regulation identifies additional information which can assist in showing the connection, such as producing a certificate released by a Jewish community relating to the Portuguese Jewry, however not situated in Portugal, which confirms that the candidate belongs to its community as well as participates in its events. Finally, the legislation provides the Portuguese authorities the option to talk to the Jewish areas in Portugal in order to make a choice in the situation of each candidate. One of the primary elements is verifying that the candidate's surname is included in the list of surnames referring to Portuguese Jews, identified by the Portuguese government. It has to be made clear that the last is not the checklist of last names prepared by the Portuguese government, however an additional listing, which as discussed over, was published as part of the legislation.