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Portuguese nationality: Socialists want to “drastically reduce obstacles”

Portuguese nationality: Socialists want to “drastically reduce obstacles”

Portuguese nationality is increasingly being sought after while demographics here are in the doldrums. Thus PS Socialists, in releasing their election pledges last (Wednesday) night, have vowed to “drastically reduce” obstacles facing applicants – in terms of both time and bureaucracy.

Speaking to Público, João Tiago Silveira, coordinator of the PS electoral programme, admitted there are no “miraculous ideas that can solve the complex problem (of demographics) through one brilliant measure”. But simplifying the whole process of becoming a Portuguese citizen of is a start.

Read more in the Algarve Resident