handing in evidence of the required historical, genealogical and also.
cultural link to the Jewry of Portugal as well as its diaspora given that the expulsion in the 15th century (שמות משפחה אזרחות פורטוגלית). The regulation specifically shows a listing of surnames such as Pinto, Suares (Zuarets), and also Castro, which are regular to Jews throughout the world, as an extra ways to demonstrate this link. The law enumerates additional information which can help in showing the connection, such as generating a certification issued by a Jewish area referring to the Portuguese Jewry, but not situated in Portugal, which validates that the applicant is a participant of its area and also joins its ceremonies. Last but not least, the law offers the Portuguese authorities the choice to speak with the Jewish areas in Portugal in order to decide in the instance of each applicant. Among the major elements is proving that the applicant's surname is included in the checklist of last names concerning Portuguese Jews, recognized by the Portuguese government. It has to be made clear that the latter is not the listing of last names prepared by the Portuguese federal government, however another list, which as stated above, was released as part of the regulation.