REGISTRY OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
IN MUNICIPULITY OF GJAKOVËS

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Request for acquisition of citizenship by birth in Kosovo (if one of the parents is a Kosovo citizen)

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. After this, the complete application will be sent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The central committee will then decides whether requirements for acquiring citizenship 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)
  • General information of the parent with a Kosovo citizenship (name and surname, date and place of birth, profession, residence)
  • General information of the parent with other nationality (name and surname, date and place of birth, citizenship, place and register number citizenship is registered, profession, residence)

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

Documents requested

  • Birth Certificate of the child (Original)
  • Certificate of Kosovo Citizenship of parents (Original)
  • The written statement of the minor, over 14 years old (Original)
  • The written statement of the parent with foreign nationality (non-Kosovar) (Original)
Free of charge

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