HONDURAN CITIZENSHIP: Citizenship laws are based upon the Honduran Constitution.
- BY BIRTH:
- Child born within the territory of Honduras, regardless of the nationality of the parents. Children of diplomats are excluded.
- Child born on a Honduran vessel or aircraft of war or on a merchant vessel located in Honduran territorial waters, regardless of the nationality of the parents.
- BY DESCENT: Child born abroad, at least one of whose parents is a citizen of Honduras.
- BY NATURALIZATION: Honduran nationality may be acquired by:
- Central American by birth who has resided one year in Honduras.
- Spaniards and Spanish-Americans by birth who have resided two years in Honduras.
- Any person who has resided in Honduras for at least three years.
- Person who has married a Honduran citizen (by birth).
- Person granted citizenship by the Honduran National Congress.
- Person admitted to Honduras for economic reasons, who has resided in Honduras for at least one year.
HONDURAN DUAL CITIZENSHIP: Permitted. The following may possess dual citizenship:
- Child of Honduran citizens born abroad.
- Honduran who acquires foreign citizenship by marriage.
- Person granted citizenship by act of the National Congress.
- Citizens of countries with which Honduras has dual nationality treaties.
- Hondurans seeking citizenship of countries with which Honduras has dual nationality treaty.
- LOSS OF CITIZENSHIP: The citizenship of those whose citizenship was acquired through marriage, and that of their children, is not revoked upon dissolution of that marriage.
- VOLUNTARY: Permitted under Honduran law. Send letters of renunciation to Honduran Embassy.
INVOLUNTARY: The following is grounds for involuntary loss of Honduran citizenship: Person voluntarily acquires foreign citizenship and does not fall under the dual citizenship exceptions.
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