On October 11, the Order of the Ministry of Justice 1625/2016, dated September 30, on the processing of procedures to obtain Spanish nationality by residence, was published in the Official State Gazette (BOE). It is, in turn, a development of Royal Decree 1004/2015, of November 6, containing the Regulation that regulates the aforementioned procedure. The order, as it could not be otherwise, repeats …

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Thanks to Law 12/2015, of June 24, Sephardic Jews from Spain can obtain Spanish citizenship by letter of nature, without having to reside or have resided in the country. It is the recognition that the State makes to the bonds that the Sephardic community has maintained over centuries with the mother country. Obtaining Spanish nationality if you are a Sephardic Jew: the procedure …

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One of the main doubts and misunderstandings regarding Spanish nationality (citizenship) concerns whether the children who are born in this country of foreign parents are Spanish or not; in principle, it is not Spaniard he who is born in Spain if none of their parents possesses this nationality. Ius soli and ius sanguinis In terms of nationality, in Comparative Law, two criteria are …

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One of the material documents that you must obtain as a resident in Spain, whether you are in a regular situation or an irregular one (that is, “without papers”), is the certificate of registration (“padrón municipal” or “empadronamiento”), which you will need for many formalities, including obtaining a Residence and work permit, or the granting of Spanish nationality (citizenship). What is the certificate …

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