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Does derivation of US citizenship through parents' naturalization cause loss of German citizenship?

Based on the German Embassy information quoted further down, the chances are high that you have not lost your German citizenship. To determine this property, you must apply for a ...
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If I have schengen tourist visa, can I marry a British citizen in Germany.?

German authorities don't care on which visa you are in Germany, as long as it's legal. They did not even ask. However, German authorities require a lot (and by a lot I mean a lot) of paperwork you ...
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Since when has Germany allowed naturalization in other EU countries without loss of German citizenship?

Since 28. August 2007, where in Section 25 (1) sentence 2 StAG was added. § 25 Abs. 1 Satz 2 StAG Der Verlust nach Satz 1 tritt nicht ein, wenn ein Deutscher die Staatsangehörigkeit eines ...
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US/EU dual national wants to exchange US driver's license for a European one

I don't think so. Residence can have all sorts of consequences but I am not aware of any driving-licence-related law that makes a distinction based on citizenship and official Dutch sources like RDW ...
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I'm applying for Schengen Visa, while working remotely. Is it Legal?

Since UK doesn't come under Schengen area you are good. Be sure to show adequate employment proof and a detailed itinerary with focus on your return to continue your work in India. I had applied for ...
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How to activate electronic signature of German 'Personalausweis' (while abroad)

The (kinda) new German Personalausweis has two - separate - uses vaguely related to "electronic signatures": The "Online-Ausweisfunktion" (on-line identification), also called eID (for "electronic ...
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Get the Argentinian resident permit

There are two possible ways to stay long-term in Argentina – as a Permanent Resident or a Temporary Resident and it seems that it's not an easy and fast process, involving much paperwork: Proof ...
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What Dutch authority can certify my personal details for German agency?

I went to my Dutch municipality and requested a “Legitimatie Handtekening”, which is one of the standard tasks they do, on the request form. The Dutch stamp is very large compared to the space ...
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Registration in Russia during 2 year study stay

Generally, the inviting party (in this case the university) will register you in the place of residence. It is important to contact the responsible migration office in the university max. 3 business ...
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Waiting time when applying for a German passport abroad?

The 8-10 weeks seem to be quite ok. At the german embassy in Switzerland, I applied for a new passport as the old one is expiring in the last days of April and just received the note to send in the ...
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Does Germany recognize the Surinder Singh ruling?

When trying to apply for "Familiennachzug" for your spouse from a non-EU country, Germany does recognize it follows EU instead of German law if you have lived in another EU country for 2 ...
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If I have schengen tourist visa, can I marry a British citizen in Germany.?

There is one big problem with your plan: In Germany, you can only get married at the registry office of a place where one of the two prospective partners is a resident. Since one of you is living in ...
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same sex marraige egyptian and german immigration

I think German law requires that the marriage is legal according to German law, and according to the law of each spouses country, in your case according to Egyptian law. And they will want to see a ...
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German Employment/Work Visa application submission in Germany and other countries

From my experience: a) Your employer can't initiate the process, they can only provide you with all the documents, including working contract, which are required for the application. b) Look at ...
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What documentation is needed to show German nationality before 1913?

The present day Citizenship Laws are based on the version of: Gesetz vom 15. Mai 1935 (RGBl. I. S. 593) Before that the German Nationality was based on the Citizenship of a Bundesstaat that was a ...
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Does derivation of US citizenship through parents' naturalization cause loss of German citizenship?

The current state of the relevant law may be found at 8 USC 1321(a). This contains another condition that you do not mention, which is that the child must have a green card: (a) In general A child ...
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Is it legal for a German citizen not to deregister (abmelden) when living abroad?

No it is not legal, you are required to deregister (Abmeldung) at least 2 weeks after moving out a registration (Anmeldung) elsewhere within Germany fulfills this requirement A Abmeldung will stop ...
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Can I bring my old aged parents to Germany permanently?

Generally speaking, the answer is no. There is no general right for parents to join their adult children in Germany, family reunion only applies to spouses, minor children and parents of a minor ...
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I am a German citizen living in the UK. Will I have health insurance while visiting Germany?

Here is what I did in the end I decided for a so-called "in-coming" insurance, which is offered by some German insurance providers and is specifically designed for foreigners visiting ...
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Did application for Irish citizenship (before 2007) via foreign birth registration cause loss of German citizenship?

Reading through the administrative guidelines concerning the German nationality law (page 43 of this link), I found the following paragraphs concerning the loss of German citizenship when a foreign ...
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Renewing US visa via mail still possible?

First, the executive order is not currently in force because a court has temporarily enjoined the administration from enforcing it. The temporary restraining order could be lifted in the future, so ...
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I'm German living in the UK - can my British husband become German without ever having lived there?

No. There are several conditions that should be fulfilled for granting the German citizenship (§10 StAG). One of htem is that the applicant must have lived in Germany for at least eight years. And ...
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Live in Germany, employed by US company

As a US green card holder, you may not stay for more than 1 year without requesting a re-entry permit. https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/820/~/can-a-u.s.-lawful-permanent-resident-leave-...
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EHIC eligibility for dual national (British/German)

The official website of the European Commission states that: To be eligible for a card, you must be insured by or covered by a state social security system in any Member State of the European Union,...
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Health insurance for German citizen student without EHIC

You can't. German health insurance requires you to have a residence in Germany. If you are a student in the Netherlands and not a resident in Germany, you must get health insurance in the Netherlands.
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Canadian Residency

The Canadian government has a fairly handy web site here which lets you fill in a questionnaire and then gives you some possibilities. Since you are German, young enough and without dependents(?) you ...
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Options to get parents over age 55 health insurance coverage in Germany

You probably mean the family health insurance (Familienversicherung) but it woudn't cover your parents. Your insurance covers (under certain qualifications) you, your wife/husband and children, but ...
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Health insurance when moving to Greece

First of all sorry for my poor english :) If you want to establish a sole proprietorship in Greece one of the required actions is to register with the appropriate social security department which in ...
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