REGISTRY OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
IN MUNICIPULITY OF GJAKOVËS

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Acquiring citizenship by naturalization of a person who has lost Kosovo citizenship

Directorate of General Administration

Purpose: The purpose of the procedure is acquisition of Kosovo citizenship.

Description: Applicants have to apply for citizenship acquisition at the Admission Office. The request may be made personally or by either of the parents, for minor persons. The applicant completes the form and gives the oath of accepting the law and the constitutional order. The completed form is then sent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs where the central committee on citizenship will decide whether conditions for citizenship acquisition have been met. Once the Minister issues the decision, the Civil Status officer implements that decision.

Legal basis

Validity of procedure administrative: Permanent

Information requested

  • Name (parent's name) Surname
  • General information (address, telephone number, personal number)
  • Current Residence
  • General information on parents (name and surname, residence, nationality, profession)

Anticipated time within which must be answered for procedure (days): 180

Documents requested

  • Birth Certificate (Original)
  • Parent's certificate from the civil status registries (Original)
  • Proof of no outstanding financial obligations (Original)
  • Written statement of parents who agree with the request for citizenship (Original)
  • Written statement of a child over 14 years and up to 18 years old (Original)
  • Proof of no ongoing criminal investigation and no conviction for a criminal offense (Original)
  • Evidence showing possession of sufficient means to secure means for living and of his/her Dependants (Original)
  • ID document of both parents (Original)
  • A written statement recognizing the constitutional and legal order of the Republic of Kosovo (Original)
Free of charge

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