Citizenship Laws


Our citizenship laws section features detailed legal information on the requirements for obtaining citizenship within a certain jurisdiction. Our jurisdictional database offers a comprehensive overview on the relevant citizenship laws pertaining to each country, including the process of obtaining citizenship and whether or not that jurisdiction recognizes dual citizenship. In addition, this section outlines the conditions for loss of citizenship status.

In order to see a summary of the citizenship laws of a specific country, please select from the list below for the country of your interest:

Europe
Andorra Austria Belgium Belarus Bulgaria Croatia
Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France
Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy
Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Monaco Moldova
Netherlands Norway Poland Romania Russia Slovakia
Slovenia Turkey Sweden Switzerland Spain Ukraine
 United Kingdom

 

Asia & Middle East
Azerbaijan Armenia Bahrain Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei Cambodia
India Indonesia Iran Israel Japan Jordan Kazakhstan
Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Lebanon Malaysia Maldives Mongolia
Nepal North Korea Oman Pakistan Philippines Qatar Saudi Arabia
South Korea Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Thailand UAE Uzbekistan
Vietnam Yemen

 

North & South America
Barbados Belize Brazil Canada Chile Colombia Costa Rica
Cuba Dominica Dominican Rep. Ecuador El Salvador Grenada Guatemala
Guyana Haiti Honduras Jamaica Mexico Nicaragua Panama
Paraguay Peru St.Kitts-Nevis St.Lucia Suriname St.Vincent Trinidad-Tobago
Uruguay USA Venezuela

 

Australia & Pacific Rim
Fiji Kiribati Marshall Islands Micronesia Nauru
New Zealand Palau Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu

 

Africa
Angola Algeria Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi
Cameroon Cape Verde Chad Congo Cote Divoire Djibouti
Egypt Eritrea Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea
Kenya Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi
Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique Namibia
Niger Nigeria Rwanda Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone
South Africa Sudan Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda
Zambia Zimbabwe