The deadline given to the descendants of the Jews unfairly expelled from Spain in 1492 to initiate the procedure for obtaining the Spanish nationality ended on October 1st, 2019.
What is the present situation of those applications filed in order to obtain Spanish nationality and that are now being processed?
If you have filed your application and you have any queries on the next steps to be taken, or you just have not had any news from the Notary Public or the Spanish Administration, do not hesitate to contact us; we can help you.
We are dealing with a dense and complex procedure which requires a solid knowledge of Administrative, Notary, Civil and Registry Law; a detailed analysis of all the documentation required and wide experience in the handling of similar files. The team of Larrauri & Martí Abogados meets all the requirements.
Our Firm, through its specialized professionals, offers full advice and follow-up of the file, since obtaining the documentation that proves the condition of either being a member of the Sephardic Community or being descendant of the latter, until obtaining the Spanish passport, passing through the granting of the certificate of notoriety before the Notary Public in Spain.
Obtaining the Spanish nationality entails becoming citizen of the European Union for all purposes.
ATTENTION: Closure of the electronic platform of the Notary's Office.
After the deadline set by the legal extension of Law 12/2015 established by the COVID pandemic, the Spanish administration informs of the blocking of the electronic platform for Sephardim. From this moment on, the platform will only be available for the selection of notaries, without being able to provide any documentation for nationality files.
Access to all regulations related to Law 12/2015 on Spanish nationality for Sephardim: Normativa (mjusticia.gob.es).