CUBA CITIZENSHIP: The basis for Cuban citizenship laws was not provided.
- BY BIRTH: Child born within the territory of Cuba, regardless of the nationality of the parents.
- BY DESCENT: Child born abroad, at least one of whose parents is a citizen of Cuba.
- BY NATURALIZATION: Data not provided.
CUBA DUAL CITIZENSHIP: NOT RECOGNIZED.
CUBA LOSS OF CITIZENSHIP:
Many countries automatically revoke citizenship upon a person’s acquisition of a foreign citizenship, but this is known not to always be the case in Cuba. Former citizens of Cuba should not assume that acquisition of a new nationality has released them from obligations and responsibilities associated with Cuban citizenship.
- VOLUNTARY: Voluntary loss of citizenship is permitted by Cuban law; however, it is necessary to first acquire the permission of the Council of State.
- INVOLUNTARY: The following is grounds for involuntary loss of Cuban citizenship: Person serves in an enemy armed force during time of war.
For more detailed information and advice on citizenship, please Contact EFSAG.