Recognition of Citizenship: Article 7

If you did not apply for Luxembourg Dual Citizenship before 2018, don’t fret! There is still a possibility to apply for citizenship. You might be eligible. We’ll explain how.

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Individuals who have an all-male family lineage that goes back to a male ancestor from Luxembourg can apply for proof of Luxembourg Dual Citizenship.

In some cases, you can also benefit from Article 7 dual citizenship if your mother had an all-male lineage before her.

Who Is Eligible Under Article 7?

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  • You have a male ancestor who was born in Luxembourg between 1815-1943 or who otherwise had Luxembourg nationality
  • AND, all previous generations in your family line have passed from a father to son leading up to your father
  • OR, your mother had an all-male lineage before her AND you were born after January 1, 1969

Take our Dual Citizenship Eligibility Test now. Find out if you’re eligible for dual citizenship. Then sign up and check out.

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During peak times of the year, we often have more requests for our services than we are able to adequately process, which results in a waiting list for new clients. We prioritize new clients based on specific criteria. If you don’t meet these criteria during our busy periods, you’ll be added to our waiting list and contacted once we have availability. For more information, click here.
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What Are the Next Steps?

Apply for Citizenship by Postal Mail

  • Firstly, take our dual citizenship eligibility test. If you’re eligible, then you can sign up and check out.
  • Then, based on your information, we research your genealogy. After, we obtain your ancestor’s Luxembourg birth certificate.
  • Next, we provide you with an exact list of certified vital records (birth and marriage certificates) to obtain and where to obtain them.
  • In addition, we prepare the necessary paperwork for you to sign. The application is made by postal mail.
  • Finally, you will receive your certificate of nationality via mail. No need to travel.

I Do Not Have An All-Male Family Line

Don’t worry. You should still contact us.

  • Even if don’t have an all-male family line to Luxembourg, there may be another path to dual citizenship.
  • In some cases, different application processes can be combined. This allows more people to apply for citizenship.
  • You should know that combining application processes may require travel to Luxembourg
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