Questions tagged [dual-citizenship]

For questions pertaining to questions about holding two forms of citizenship - ie where one is a citizen of two countries, and eligible for passports of both said countries.

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Did application for Irish citizenship (before 2007) via foreign birth registration cause loss of German citizenship?

German citizenship was generally lost (in the absence of a permit to retain it or the 2007 changes in the law) when a foreign nationality was applied for and received. Specifically, naturalization in ...
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Since when has Germany allowed naturalization in other EU countries without loss of German citizenship?

Germany now allows its citizens to acquire the citizenship of other EU countries without losing their German citizenship. For how long has this been the case?
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Do Italian Citizens living abroad have to pay taxes to Italy?

I am currently a US citizen/resident, who found out that I can acquire Italian Citizenship jure sanguinis. Before I actually go through with this, I wanted to make sure I wouldn't be burdening myself, ...
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Does derivation of US citizenship through parents' naturalization cause loss of German citizenship?

This question is about eligibility for German/US dual citizenship when a minor acquires US citizenship at the time that his parents naturalize. Suppose a child is born outside of the United States to ...
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Applying for determination of German citizenship in Germany?

Applying for determination of German citizenship (Feststellung der deutschen Staatsangehörigkeit) by ancestry is normally done, by individuals not living in Germany, through their local consulate, who ...
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Recognizing French nationality through my mother

Thank you ahead of time for reading this and helping me understand if I can claim French nationality for me and potentially my children through my mother's nationality. I've read a number of the ...
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What documentation is needed to show German nationality before 1913?

For the purposes of claiming German citizenship through descent, what documents are needed to show that an individual held German citizenship before passage of the nationality law of 1913? Is a birth ...
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Can dual national Canadian/EU enter US from UK, with passport only?

I have a dual citizenship one Greek and one Canadian. My plan is to travel to the US. Currently, I live in the UK and not in the EU country (i.e. Greece) in which I was raised. My question is, can I ...
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Am I required to disclose second nationality? [closed]

Scenario: I am a dual national of countries X and Y and I'm living in third country Z. I've entered country Z on passport X. If I'm asked about my nationality in general on documents (but no ...
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Registering French nationality - name change and where to get help

My mother was born in France and both of her parents are French. She moved to the UK and married my (British) father. When she did this, she changed her surname to his. My parents were married when I ...
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Ukraine, dual citizenship & passport ownership

I had a few questions regarding dual citizenship. I was born in Ukraine in 96, moved to the UK in 05 and recently received British Citizenship. I’m currently in the process of applying for a British ...
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Can my mother get Czech citizenship through this new law that was recently passed in the Czech parliament?

I am currently having a hard time finding a long form version of this law in English, but I have some basic information about my mother if y'all can help. Here's a list of facts followed by a list of ...
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I am a Italian and Australian citizein living and working in the UK. How will I be affected by brexit

I am a dual citizen of Australia and Italy. I am currently living and working in the Uk on my Italian citizenship. How will Brexit affect me and what do I need to do.
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Can a child born in US to Indian Father and Pakistani Mother obtain an Indian Citizenship or OCI card?

My wife and I are both US citizens are have been living in the US for about 20 years. I was born in India, and my wife was born in Pakistan. We are having a newborn soon and wanted to make sure he ...
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Infant of American father/German mother: Is it possible to travel by air to USA on German passport with visa waiver?

Thank you for taking the time to weigh in on my situation. I am an American citizen by birth who now has a baby with a German woman. The baby was born in Phillipines. With official documents, ...
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Czech citizenship or residence by blood from great-grandmother?

Czech citizenship can be passed from parent to child even if the child is born abroad. However I've struggled to find out if that can apply to grandchildren (my mom) or great-grandchildren (me). My ...
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Acquiring Dutch Nationality

My father was born in the Netherlands, moved to SA in 1959, but became a South African citizen before I was born in 1967. My son (27), however, wishes to apply for Dutch citizenship. Is this at all ...
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Italian citizenship processing time

How long do I have to wait for a decision to be made on my application for Italian citizenship through marriage to an Italian citizen?
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My dual citizen son (US and Australia) wants to marry a US citizen but live in Australia

I cannot find any information on this scenario: My son was born in Australia (and lives in Australia) and received his US citizenship via a Consular Report of Birth Abroad due to me being a US ...
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Leaving Australia as a dual national but without an Australian passport

My children and I will soon be Australian dual nationals. My wife insists that some of her friends in a similar situation have never bothered applying for Australian passports for their kids: instead, ...
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Can I move to Australia? Special Category Visa… NZ/SA dual citizenship

I was wondering if anyone has come across this situation. I would like to move to Australia on a special category visa. I have a New Zealand passport and I have dual citizenship with New Zealand(by ...
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Dutch Father Canadian Mother - CAn I apply for a Dutch Passport

My father was born in Holland in 1946 and immigrated to Canada in 1956. I was born in Canada in 1968 but would like to apply for a Dutch Passport as I spend a lot of time working in Europe. Does ...
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British Citizen with Canadian mother, needing passport

On a recent trip to Canada, I applied for my ETA as I am a British Citizen. It got denied as I was recognised as a Canadian citizen as my mother was born in Canada and always maintained full Canadian ...
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International and EU passport, which do i use for living rights?

I'm asking on behalf of my girlfriend. She holds an Italian passport and a Uruguayan passport. She's looking to either move to or study in the UK to live with me. In regard to living in the UK or ...
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I am a dual citizen of Canada and US looking to marry a Canadian Citizen

If I marry a Canadian Citizen, will it make any difference at all to my US Citizenship and Residency? Will it make any difference at all to staying in and leaving Canada? Will it make any difference ...
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Could one renounce one's native citizenship in order to prevent a second, naturalized citizenship from being revoked?

Before I start, I want to say that I am asking this out of pure curiosity and interest. I am not in this situation, and I do not know anyone in this situation. I read that the Norwegian Directorate ...
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US Born, UK Citizen Mother, do I qualify for UK Passport?

I was born in the US before 1983 and my mother was born and raised in the UK. I've never lived in the UK. Do I qualify for a UK passport\citizenship? Even if I do, would I be able to live anywhere in ...
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EHIC eligibility for dual national (British/German)

I receive a UK State Pension. I have dual nationality (British/German)and I live in Germany. Am I still entitled to an EHIC card (for use in Germany) Thanks
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South African national looking to get British dual citizenship

My husband is a South African national currently working in South Africa. I am a British citizen and we have just had a child together. I am currently still living in the UK. My husband served in the ...
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Staying in France without EU documentation

I've applied for a Hungarian citizenship but my birth certificate hasn't been printed yet. My lawyer told me on February 21 that my citizenship is confirmed and is now in the final stage of ...
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What are my options for a long-term visa? (Between SA & European citizen)

I wanted to find out what are some of the options we can consider for applying for a long-term visa. I am a South African citizen and my partner is European. We would like to find out if there are ...
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My father is applying for French citizenship through descent. Can I then do so?

My grandmother was born in France, and moved to the US where she had my father. My father, a US citizen, is applying for French citizenship through descent as his mother did not renounce her French ...
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Filipino child of a US citizen refused a non-immigrant visa

This is so screwed up. My partner and I are not married. We've been together 7 years and we have a 6-year-old son. Our son was coming with us on a visit to the US and we got him a tourist visa, no ...
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Dutch dual citizenship for an Australian

I'm wondering if it is possible for me to obtain dual citizenship. I have tried reading several different articles but it is all so confusing! My grandparents on my mother's side were both born in ...
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Dutch dual citizens' loss of Dutch citizenship — can it be avoided if married to a UN employee?

A Dutch citizen who is also a citizen of another country will lose Dutch nationality after living outside the Kingdom of the Netherlands or the EU for ten years. The ten-year clock can be reset by, ...
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I was born in Canada to Chinese parents who have not settled abroad. I'm now 22 years old. Can I apply for a Chinese passport?

I was born in Canada to parents who are Chinese nationals and who have not settled abroad. Under Article 5 of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China (quoted below), that means I am a ...
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Leaving Australia on a foreign passport

I have read everything I can find, but still don't have a definitive answer, so: I am a dual citizen, USA and Australia. I am about to leave Australia, but just noticed my Australian passport is ...
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Holding dual citizenship prior to country of birth outlawing dual citizenship

As an EU citizen who's lived in the UK for 8 years, I am considering applying for British citizenship. My birth country currently allows dual citizenship, but is considering outlawing this. While ...
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What happens to a Chinese-born citizen who acquires American citizenship by their parents naturalizing?

I was reading up on Chinese nationality law about dual citizenship. I noticed the law states: Article 9: Any Chinese national who has settled abroad and who has been naturalized as a foreign ...
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Portuguese citizenship card application in India?

I have registered my birth in Portugal. Now I want to know the procedure of applying for Portuguese citizenship card in India, also called Cartao de Cidadao. I don't know what all documents I will ...
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Must I register my child's birth outside the USA?

My child was born outside the USA, and is possibly † a USA citizen according to the rules. She is a UK citizen and has a UK passport she has travelled on within europe already. Must my child travel ...
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Dual citizen leaving Australia on a German passport

I've found a number of similar questions. However none of them are an exact match, hence I need to ask this. I just found out that my grandmother in Germany has passed away and I would need to travel ...
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Can a dual national leave Australia on their Canadian Passport?

The Australian government states that dual nationals must enter and leave Australia on their Australian passport. In order to do that, one needs an electronic travel authority (ETA) for Canada. ...
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Dual British/Irish citizen. Can I use my British EU health card in Ireland?

I’ve recently been successful in becoming a dual British/Irish citizen. I currently live in the UK. I’ve tried applying for an Irish EU Health Card, but you have to have a PPS Number to get one. In ...
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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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Am I British otherwise than by descent?

Here is my situation. My father was British, my mother German. I was born in 1981 in Germany. At the age of 2 we moved to Great Britain. I grew up in Wales and at the age of 17 I got a British ...
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What is US law and policy in respect of a US citizen who joins a foreign government and takes an oath of allegiance to a foreign state?

The US Immigration and Nationality Act 1990 states in §349 that a US citizen, whether by birth or naturalised, who takes an oath of allegiance to a foreign state, or who accepts a post in a foreign ...
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Is it possible to hold UK, USA, AUS, NZ and JAP passport together?

My girlfriend has dual US - JAP Citizenship. I am an AUS - NZ dual citizen thinking of applying for UK Citizenship as well. Will we be able to pass all of these to our children? If not then can ...
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What happens when Chinese acquire foreign citizenship?

China doesn't recognize dual citizenship. What are the practical consequences today if a Chinese citizen also acquires the citizenship of another country, but does not formally renounce their Chinese ...