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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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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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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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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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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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German Citizenship Application for Spouse

This is often a discretionary decision (Ermessungsentscheidung) of the official accepting the application – the first step of which is a consultation appointment. Based on the fact that the Berlin ...
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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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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 marriage 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 spouse's 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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Validity of Naturalisation Test (Einbürgerungstest)

The naturalization test itself is not associated with a validity. Passing a naturalization test is sufficient proof of knowledge of the FRG’s legal system, society and living conditions, § 10 Ⅴ 1 ...
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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 a person with Iranian-German dual citizenship use her Iranian passport to apply for student visa in the Netherlands?

This plan sounds strange to me, and probably also to any visa or immigration official. Getting a residence permit is expensive, it requires documentation, it may not be granted, etc. The German ...
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German Name Change After Marriage in US - US Citizens

One of the documents we must show is the marriage certificate, however our certificate only lists our names at the time of marriage, not our new names. Additionally, while we've updated our name with ...
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German living in Switzerland working remotely for German company

I reached out to the Migrationsamt of Zurich, and they replied that my girlfriend would be allowed to reside in Zurich if she can prove to have a health insurance and enough money not to rely on ...
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Einbürgerungstest results waiting time

What would be the approximate time for receiving back the results? 4 weeks. Prüfungsergebnis Das BAMF schickt Ihnen in der Regel vier Wochen nach dem Einbürgerungstest das Ergebnis per Post zu. ...
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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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What happens if I I apply for German citizenship but have to change my city in near future?

It is not clear what you mean by "I have an appointment for the German citizenship". Do you mean you have already submitted the documents? or do you mean you have an appointment to submit ...
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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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Out of Germany more than 6 months. Is my Aufenhaltstitel still valid?

Your residence permit was issued based on §28 (1)(1) AufenthG. Spouse of a German citizen that resides in Germany If you and your German spouse no longer reside in Germany, then the residence ...
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Same-sex marriage Egyptian and German immigration

All went great: we are married now and live in Germany.
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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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