BECOME A CITIZEN OF MACEDONIA
Every adult Macedonian in our Diaspora should consider becoming a citizen of the Republic. The benefits are significant and rewarding and the process can be straightforward. As a Macedonian citizen, you will gain insight into the daily life of contemporary Macedonia. As a resident of our Diaspora and a citizen of Macedonia, you will contribute to the collective voice of our people in the international arena.
Below is an overview of acquiring Macedonian citizenship; reasons for doing so; initial steps to take and other useful information. Having Macedonian citizenship and maintaining citizenship in your native country is commonly known as Dual Citizenship.
WHAT EXACTLY IS DUAL CITIZENSHIP?
Dual citizenship is the legal recognition of a person who is a citizen of two countries at the same time.
WILL MY NATIVE COUNTRY ALLOW THIS?
Very likely. Many countries in the world allow dual citizenship. Some even allow citizenship in three countries. However, a few countries strictly prohibit dual citizenship. Macedonia, Australia, Canada, the United States and most countries of Europe allow dual citizenship.
WHY SHOULD I BECOME A CITIZEN OF ANOTHER COUNTRY?
HOW WILL MACEDONIA AND THE DIASPORA BENEFIT?
WHAT STEPS DO I NEED TO TAKE TO START THIS PROCESS?
The United Macedonian Diaspora and the Birthright Macedonia teams extend its heartfelt gratitude to the following for assistance graciously offered in creating this document:
Elena Nakova: Attorney at law, Skopje, specialty in immigration law. http://advokatnakova.com
This document is not to be construed as legal advice that is offered by the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), Birthright Macedonia, Generation M or their affiliates or agents.