Dual citizenship will finally become a reality in Denmark

by Beatrice Credi - 2015.09.01
Dual citizenship will finally become a reality in Denmark
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Dual citizenship will finally become a reality in Denmark. This country was one of the last EU countries to not normally allow dual citizenship through naturalization, forcing the most part foreigners to renounce their citizenship in order to become a Dane, while Danes living abroad had to give up their original citizenship before taking on a new one. From now on, foreigners living in Denmark could obtain Danish citizenship without forsake their home country. Meanwhile, all Danes who have previously given up their Danish citizenship will have a five-year window to apply for its reinstatement. The organisation Danes Worldwide is celebrating the law change with a party in Copenhagen. In addition, it is also holding ten other events around the world.

Published in Citizenship.
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