Information from the Spanish Justice Ministry about recovering nationality.
You’d need to visit a Registro Civil and make an official statement that you want to recover Spanish nationality. This statement then has to be registered at same
Info for those Dutch nationals who have taken Spanish nationality based on the length of time they’ve been residents, so more than 10 years, and didn´t renew their Dutch passports in time, which resulted in their automatic loss of Dutch n
You need to make an appointment at the Spanish Consulate in London, but first you need to be registered on the Registro de Matricula for Spanish citizens living abroad.
Info on how to register
Info on how to renew your passport, forms and d
As a result of the drastically increased number of applications for Spanish nationality based on residency, the Madrid office has arranged for a special ‘cita previa’ for foreigners who want to apply and present the necessary paperwo
Contact the European Commission
Advice to help you overcome practical problems with exercising your rights in Europe
General information about EU matters in any of the official EU languages
Call the free phone number 00800 6 7 8 9 10 11 from
For those wishing to change their nationality with regards to their registration as resident, e.g. from British passport to Irish or any other EU passport, you can be asked to provide a Certificado de Concordancia, to be obtained from the Britis
As British Citizens born in Spain will have acquired their right to citizenship from their parents born in the UK, are British Citizens by descent. This means that their children (grandchildren to the full British citizen) will not automatically
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