WASHINGTON DC- TUESDAY, August 1, 2017 – The Government of the Republic of Zambia has implemented the dual citizenship clause for Zambians in the diaspora who acquired citizenship of another country.
Who qualifies for dual citizenship?
A person in the United States may acquire dual citizenship in one of several ways, including: Being born in the United States to immigrant parents. Being born outside the United States to one parent who is a U.S. citizen, and another parent who is a citizen of another country.
Is Dual Citizenship good for a country like Zambia?
Second, dual citizens can receive the benefits and privileges offered by each country. For example, they have access to two social service systems, can vote in either country and may be able to run for office in either country (depending on each country’s laws).
What are the qualifications for Zambian citizenship?
A person applying for registration of Zambian citizenship should meet the following requirements:
- a person aged 18 years and above.
- a holder of a resident permit or entry permit.
- a person should have resided in Zambia for a period of not less than ( 10 ) years.
What are the types of citizenship in Zambia?
- citizenship by birth: only if at least one parent is a citizen of Zambia.
- citizenship by descent only: yes, if at least one parent was a citizen of Zambia.
- dual citizenship recognized: yes.
What are disadvantages of dual citizenship?
Drawbacks of being a dual citizen include the potential for double taxation, the long and expensive process for obtaining dual citizenship, and the fact that you become bound by the laws of two nations.
When can I apply for dual citizenship?
When should I apply for dual citizenship? You can apply any time after meeting the eligibility requirements for naturalization, which is usually 3–5 years after getting a green card.
Is Dual Citizenship good or bad?
Dual citizens get to double dip in certain benefits, including the ability to live and work in two countries. It provides the freedom to travel between countries more easily and may open the door to property ownership and business opportunities in both countries.
What is the easiest country to get dual citizenship?
Here are the countries where the process to get dual citizenship is relatively easy compared to other countries.
- Ireland – Can I Get Irish Citizenship? …
- Italy – Get an Affordable Italian Passport or Dual Citizenship. …
- Israel – Israeli Dual Citizenship. …
- Paraguay Citizenship. …
- Guatemala – Become a Resident in Guatemala.
Will I lose my US citizenship if I become a citizen of another country?
One of the many benefits of becoming a U.S. citizen is that it’s a stable status. Unlike the situation for lawful permanent residents (green card holders), a citizen can’t lose citizenship solely by living outside of the United States for a long time.
Which country is the hardest to get citizenship?
1. Vatican City. Vatican City is one of the smallest countries on Earth having about 450 citizens only. It has the toughest immigration policies, and that’s one of the reasons for its small population.
What are the 2 types of citizens?
The first sentence of § 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment contemplates two sources of citizenship and two only: birth and naturalization.
How much does a Zambian passport cost?
Passport Application fees listed below should be submitted along with the Application package: 32-Page Passport – USD $100.00. 48-Page Passport – USD $150.00. Travel Document of Identity – USD $20.00.
What are the duties of a citizen in Zambia?
It is the responsibility of every Zambian citizen to always co-operate with law enforcement agencies for the maintenance and enforcement of law and order. Citizens have a role to play in ensuring that there is no political violence perpetrated by cadres or law enforcement agencies.
How can one lose citizenship in Zambia?
A person loses citizenship by registration if that person is deprived of the citizenship under section twenty-nine.
What are the qualifications for a citizen?
Who is eligible to become a Citizen
- You must be 18 years of age or older.
- You must have authorization to live and work in the U.S. on a permanent basis (informally known as a green card) for at least five years (or three years, if married to a United States citizen).