Sephardic individuals are granted approved Spanish nationality
Last June an Act in the Congress of Deputies, granted Spanish nationality to descendants of the Sephardic Jew who were expelled from Spain in the fifteenth century.
The act states that it is not necessary to renounce neither the original nationality, nor require a minimum residency period in Spain. At the same time, establishing a period of residency up to three years requires a renewal, in order for holder to keep their nationality.
The application must be made via the online platform from 1st October 2015, for a fee of 100euros in addition to passing the tests set by ‘Instituto Cervantes’
In this link are the requirements to apply for a certificate of Spanish nationality.
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*It should be noted that the rules of any of the countries listed and the procedures might change at any time without notice.