Obtaining citizenship

Do you possess foreign citizenship and have you been living in Germany for some time? Do you wish to positively contribute to German society and do you wish to obtain citizens' rights and the active and passive right to vote? This information informs you of the options and requirements in order to obtain German citizenship.

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Release note

This text was developed in close cooperation with the responsible authorities. The Ministry of the Interior has released it on 04.01.2021.