Spanish citizenship based on the Articles 17 through 26 of the “Codigo Civil” that was modified by Laws 18/1990 and 29/1995.
SPANISH CITIZENSHIP BY BIRTH:
Birth within the
SPANISH CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT:
- Child, at least one of whose parents is a citizen of
- Child born of non-Spanish citizen parents, provided at least one of the parents was born in
SPANISH CITIZENSHIP BY NATURALIZATION:
Spanish citizenship may be acquired upon fulfillment of conditions which vary according to the person involved.
- Persons with no ties to
- Persons who are former nationals of
- Persons who were born in
DUAL SPANISH CITIZENSHIP: NOT RECOGNIZED.
LOSS OF SPANISH CITIZENSHIP:
VOLUNTARY: Voluntary renunciation of Spanish citizenship is permitted by law. Submission of a Letter of renunciation and passport is required. Contact the Spanish Embassy for more details and required paperwork.
INVOLUNTARY: The following is grounds for involuntary loss of Spanish citizenship: Person voluntarily acquires citizenship of a country with which
Spanish citizenship information is summarized from the above-mentioned law. Any action concerning Spanish citizenship should be taken after consulting with a Spanish immigration lawyer or the official authority responsible with Spanish citizenship.