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Spanish Citizenship Program

Gain Your Spanish Citizenship Through OVS!!

Do you have Sephardic (Spanish Jewish) heritage?

Are you interested in acquiring Spanish citizenship?  

If so, Or VeShalom can guide you through this process.

Please note that the program ends on October 1, 2018, so it’s best to get started right away!

If you have proof of connection to a clearly Sephardic relative or ancestor, and would like a certificate certifying your Sephardic heritage from Or VeShalom, you can view the orientation packet by clicking here.

Click here to fill out the initial application to get your citizenship process started

The $36 application fee can either be mailed to OVS by check, or paid with a credit card via our website ( as a donation to "Sephardic Origin Certificate", noting that it is in honor of"Application fee".


Learn More 

On Sunday March 19th, Luis Portero, an attorney licensed to practice in Spain and counsel for the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain during the parliamentary process of approval of the Law on granting the Spanish citizenship to Sephardim joined the Sephardic community of Atlanta at OVS to discuss the steps involved in applying  for Spanish Citizenship through this program, and discuss the process of getting the law enacted, of which he was a major contributor. A copy of his presentation, including a detailed walkthrough of the process, can be found here 

Click here for guidance on how to obtain your FBI background check as part of your application for Spanish Citizenship

All applications, payments, and inquiries should be addressed as follows:

Congregation Or VeShalom

Attn: Spanish Citizenship Program

1681 North Druid Hills Road N.E.

Atlanta, GA  30319

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