Questions tagged [citizenship]

For questions about citizenship status, acquiring, naturalization, laws in regard to, or applications for.

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Living in Sweden & Denmark- building citizenship

I'm currently an EU citizen...however that EU citizenship is British thus is greatly under threat. Further I'm an ethnic minority so...let's just say I don't feel safe with the direction the UK is ...
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Dutch-born, Belgian nationality, living in South Africa, can I get Dutch citizenship?

I was born in Nijmegen on 23.03.1943. My mother before her marriage was Dutch and was born in Meppel. She married my father who had Belgian nationality at the time of their marriage and of my birth, ...
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Portuguese citizenship using grandparents' birth certificates

I am an Indian citizen born in the 80's, ancestrally from Goa, India. Portuguese nationality law allows those who were Portuguese citizens connected with Portuguese India before 1961 to retain ...
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French Father - but adopted by American

My biological father was French - but my mother divorced him when I was three. She remarried and was so angry at my French father that she got rid of every photo of him, and never even told me ...
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Can an underage request Italian citizenship through italian ancestor?

In my team, we would like to sign a Brasilian player who is 15 yo. We discovered he has Italian grandmothers, so we would like to make him obtain Italian citizenship because it would be easier to ...
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French citizenship through UK-born father whose birth was registered as French outside France

My father was born in the UK to a French mother (born in France), with his birth registered at the consulate as a French born outside of France. He has a French passport & CNIS. He has always been ...
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Can I obtain French citizenship if my mother's great-grandfather was French?

My mother is Egyptian and her great-grandfather was French. She sent the papers (certificat de nationalité française) to France before she died to claim French nationality. I am her only son. Can I ...
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Austrian citizenship language skills

I have been residing in Austria for 6 years. I also have a long-term EU residence permit. I have mental sickness and I have a certificate from the public health doctor that I can't learn German. Is ...
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Assistance with claiming French nationality

Background: a few years ago, but during my adulthood, my mother (born in the UK) successfully claimed French citizenship, which she had inherited from her father (French, born in France). I (born &...
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Dutch citizenship through marriage

I have been married to a Dutch citizen for 20 years. We live and work in South Africa. Can I apply for Dutch citizenship through marriage?
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British Citizenship

UK CITIZENSHIP My parents and I are South African born. When I was 3 in 1961, my family left South Africa and my Dad took a civil service position in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. He ...
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My grandparents are British, my mother too but not by birth

My grandparents are British, they moved to Mexico where my mother was born, she has British nationality, and now I want to know how my brother and I can obtain it too. I want to study and live in ...
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South African to apply for Dutch citizenship

My son is 17 years old this year. Both his father's parents were Dutch and lived in Hengelo. They immigrated to South Africa in the 1950s. Does Dutch law allow him to apply for citizenship?
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French citizenship after studying in French University

As per the official cite one can apply for naturalization in France after completing 2 years in a French superior institute 2 ans d'études accomplies avec succès pour obtenir un diplôme d'un ...
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I need help with the documents relating to my application to become a Dutch Citizen

I qualify by law according to this statement on the website of the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service: Were you born before 1 January 1985? You are a Dutch citizen by law if your ...
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Would obtaining a residence permit in country B be an obstacle to naturalizing in country A?

I am a foreign citizen with ILR (permanent residence) in the United Kingdom. I intend to apply for British citizenship as soon as I fulfil the 5 year residency requirement in about one years time. I ...
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EU Applying for Irish Citizenship, parent never had Foreign Birth Registration certification

I'm applying for my Irish Citizenship form the UK so that I can live and work there. I believe I qualify for Irish citizenship because of the following: a) I was born outside of Ireland before the ...
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Tax as an Italian resident

I am a US citizen in Italy and just submitted my documents for dual citizenship. I have residency in the Comune where I am applying. I will now be returning to the US. I was told I need to keep the ...
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Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa?

Is it possible to obtain permanent residency under an L-1B visa? I was under the impression that L-1B has no dual intent, hence it would be difficult to adjust status to become US permanent residents. ...
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Does my mother qualify for a Dutch Passport / Citizenship

My great grandparents (both Dutch) came to South Africa in 1921. My grandmother was born in Holland in 1916 and came with them at age 5. I discovered a naturalisation certificate (or something like ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport when only my grandparents had citizenship?

Hoping someone can help me here, I am wanting to apply for a Dutch passport. My grandparents were born in Holland as was my father, but they moved to South Africa when he was 3 or so. from what I ...
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Can I get Moldovan nationality by marriage?

I am a Syrian citizen who has been married to a Moldovan woman for 6 years now. We have 2 children under 18 years old. I lived in Moldova for 2 weeks only. Is it possible for me to have Moldovan ...
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Following up on Italian citizenship

I applied for Italian citizenship early this year (around January). I was eligible to do so because of my Italian heritage. According to this document provided by the embassy, I should expect a ...
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Acquiring Dutch citizenship

I was born in the Netherlands in 1965. 2 years later, my parents decided to immigrate to South Africa. I automatically became a SA Citizen, I never really applied for SA Citizen ship. Would I be ...
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Spanish citizenship when parents have naturalized citizenship

My parents, who were both originally UK citizens, have recently acquired Spanish citizenship due to long term residency. I'm now considering joining them; I believe that there is a fast-track ...