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What are German nationals?
Last Updated: 13th January, 2020
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People also ask, who qualifies for a German passport?
German Citizenship Requirements for Naturalization You must have lived in Germany on a residence permit for at least 8 years, or. You must have lived in Germany on a residence permit for 7 years and attended an integration course (this becomes 6 years on special integration circumstances)
Also, does Germany allow dual citizenship? German law generally discourages dual citizenship, but it does not always require that applicants renounce their citizenship before becoming German. Citizens of other EU member states have the right to dual citizenship inside the bloc.
Also asked, what benefits are German citizens entitled to?
A person with German citizenship can receive a German passport which entitles the holder to: travel without a visa to 177 countries. live, work, and study inexpensively in Germany. live, work, or study in the UK or other EU or EEA countries, with very few restrictions.
Can I get a German passport if I was born in Germany?
You're considered a German citizen through descent if at least one of your parents was a German citizen when you were born. On the other hand, if you're a child born in Germany, but to foreign parents, you may also be able to claim German citizenship, depending on the residence history of your mother and father.