Can I have Australian and German citizenship?

Can I have Australian and German citizenship?

A child born to German/Australian parents in Germany can hold both German and Australian citizenship according to German and Australian law. There is no legal requirement for your child to hold a valid Australian passport. However, Australian citizens need to use their Australian passport to enter and leave Australia.

Can an Australian live in Germany?

Australian citizens are allowed to travel to Germany and to stay in Germany for up to 90 days without having to apply for a visa, as long as their passport is valid for the entire duration of the stay and as long as they do not engage in any kind of employment in Germany.

Am I an Australian citizen if I have a passport?

If you were born in Australia on or after 20 August 1986, you can prove your citizenship by showing us: an Australian passport issued in your name on or after 1 January 2000 that was valid for at least two years, or. documents that prove you’re a citizen by descent, or.

Are babies born in Germany citizens?

German citizenship acquired through birth in Germany Since 2000, children born in Germany to foreign parents acquire German citizenship at birth in addition to the foreign citizenship of their parents, on the principle of jus soli (Latin for “right of the territory”).

Can a German citizen become an Australian citizen?

The adoptee may also be eligible for dual citizenship. Germans, after spending some time in Australia, may decide to apply to become an Australian citizen. Overall, Australian laws are loose when it comes to dual citizenship and in many cases, it’s allowed without question.

Is the wife of an Australian a German?

My wife has dual citizenship – Australian & German. She was born in Australia (hence the Au citizenship) to parents who were born in Germany (and were still German citizens when she was born, but not sure if that was critical or not).

How do you become a citizen of Germany?

German citizenship is applied through jus sanguinis or citizenship by descent. This is acquired when someone is born to a German parent anywhere in the world.

Why is it important for Australians to visit Germany?

Australian established an innovation landing pad in Berlin to assist Australian start-ups and entrepreneurs in accessing business development, investment and mentorship in Germany and across Europe. ETIAS will impact Australians wanting to enter Germany once it is in effect.

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