handing in evidence of the required historical, genealogical and also.
cultural connection to the Jewry of Portugal and its diaspora since the expulsion in the 15th century (הוצאת דרכון פורטוגלי). The legislation especially shows a list of surnames such as Pinto, Suares (Zuarets), and also Castro, which are normal to Jews throughout the world, as an additional ways to demonstrate this link. The legislation specifies more details which can assist in proving the link, such as creating a certification issued by a Jewish community referring to the Portuguese Jewry, but not located in Portugal, which validates that the candidate belongs to its community and also takes part in its ceremonies. Lastly, the regulation offers the Portuguese authorities the option to talk to the Jewish areas in Portugal in order to choose in the situation of each candidate. Among the primary components is verifying that the candidate's surname is consisted of in the checklist of surnames relating to Portuguese Jews, identified by the Portuguese government. It has to be clarified that the last is not the listing of surnames drafted by the Portuguese federal government, but an additional list, which as pointed out above, was released as part of the regulation.