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Is renouncing one's US citizenship approximately equally administratively complex as renouncing one's US lawful permanent resident status (i.e., giving up one's green card)? Not at all. You can relinquish permanent residence quite easily, even by mail, and there is no fee. Renouncing citizenship requires appearing before a consular officer and a hefty fee,...


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Such a scenario is indeed possible. For example, I know several countries where the law allows the authorities to strip a recently naturalised citizen of their citizenship if they have been found guilty of a terrorism-related offense but do require that the person still has another citizenship. At the same time, it does not mean that renouncing other ...


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First of all, we need to clarify what you mean by "revoke" here. Several of countries that you claimed can "revoke" the citizenship of naturalized citizens, including the US and Canada, actually cannot involuntarily (i.e. without the person's intent) take away citizenship of naturalized citizens at all (in fact, for the US, it's constitutionally forbidden). ...


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See Renunciation of U.S. Nationality Abroad. It gives the steps for renouncing citizenship. However, I strongly recommend reading Section D before choosing statelessness. Most stateless people would be absolutely delighted to get a US passport. In particular: Persons intending to renounce U.S. citizenship should be aware that, unless they already ...


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There is no such thing as "Macanese citizen". There are only Chinese (PRC) citizens and foreign citizens, and separately there is the concept of Macau permanent residents (who can be Chinese citizens or not). According to Article 4 of the PRC Nationality Law, any child born in China (Macau is part of China) to at least one Chinese-citizen parent ...


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The renunciation process requires you to be caught up on your US tax obligation, which may mean filing up to 8 tax returns at one time as well as the Foreign Bank Account Reports. The actual steps to renounce your citizenship and the number of returns required can vary based on the rules in your local US embassy, so it's recommended that you speak with ...


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Last time I checked, there is a hefty “exit fee” in addition to the paperwork. Might be easier to read the U.S./France* tax treaty and avoid any type of income that USA can tax. Or stay out of USA and don’t make enough for them to bother requesting extradition. *If you plan to live outside of France, you’d have to read three tax treaties.


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