Posted on August 29 2022
If you are already living in Germany on a permanent basis, you have a chance to be a citizen under some specific circumstances. International citizens living in Germany for a minimum of eight years will be eligible to apply directly for citizenship. The candidate must have a minimum age of 16 years to file for citizenship individually.
Parents need to file the application on behalf of their children who are of 16 years.
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Note: this period could be lessened to seven years if the applicant has successfully completed an integration course and can even be brought down to around six years if the applicant has special integration measures).
|Details about the applicants
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|German citizenship per person
|Minor children naturalized with their parents, per child
Childbirth in Germany
The kids who are born in Germany to parents who came from a foreign country to take German nationality, and on top of that if the parent is been living in Germany legally for eight years during the child’s birth will be having an unlimited right of residence.
When the child turns 21, they need to select between the German nationality and their parents' nationality which is called Optionspflicht – a requirement to choosing between two nationalities. This step can be taken only when the kid who is grown up in Germany or possesses the nationality of any other EU State Member or nationality of Switzerland, and also German nationality.
The important step that needs to be taken for getting German citizenship is passing the naturalization test. After passing the test, one can demonstrate and prove that they have knowledge of the legal and social system along with it the living conditions of Germany are also familiar to the applicant, hence you can be naturalized.
For applying to the Naturalization process, the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees test centers are available
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