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 eligibile. We’ll explain how.

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Individuals who have an all-male family lineage that dates back to a male ancestor from Luxembourg can file to have Citizenship recognized under Article 7 of the Luxembourg Nationality Law.

 

In some cases, you can also benefit from Article 7 recognition if the above applies to your mother.

Who Is Eligible Under Article 7?

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  • You have a male ancestor who was born in Luxembourg between 1812-1940 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 line before her (as long as you were born after Jan-01-1969)
  • See the bottom of the page if you think this does not apply to you.

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What Are the Next Steps?

Apply for Citizenship by Posstal Mail

– Firstly, based on your information, we research your genealogy. Then, we obtain your ancestor’s Luxembourg birth certificate.
– Secondly, 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. The current processing time is around 700 days.
-Finally, you will receive your certificate of nationality via mail. No need to travel.
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What Are the Next Steps?

Apply for Citizenship by Posstal Mail

letter in mailbox
– Firstly, based on your information, we research your genealogy. Then, we obtain your ancestor’s Luxembourg birth certificate.
– Secondly, 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.
-Finally, you will receive your certificate of nationality via mail. No need to travel.
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I Do Not Have An All-Male Family Line

Don’t worry. You should still contact us.

-Even if you believe you don’t have an all male family line to Luxembourg, we can still research your family history. We’ll find out if there is another way for you to apply. Many people who contact us do not know they have multiple Luxembourg ancestors.
-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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