HOW TO BECOME A EUROPEAN CITIZEN: GETTING AN EU PASSPORT
How to Become a European Citizen: Getting an EU Passport
A lot of people are looking for second passports these days. The big question for many of these people is not whether or not they need a second passport but where exactly they will obtain their second citizenship.
Before we jump into the details, though, let’s clarify what “European” citizenship means.
Citizenship of the European Union (EU) is afforded to qualifying citizens of European Union member states. European Union citizens have the right to free movement, settlement and employment across the EU. EU citizens are also free to trade and transport goods, services and capital through EU borders, as in a national market, with no restrictions on capital movements or fees.
We will focus on European Union and EEA citizenship. While countries like Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are not part of the European Union, they are still part of the European Economic Area (EEA) and are almost universally considered to be part of western Europe.
Who Needs European Citizenship?
– western (primarily US) citizens who are seeking second passports to have more options for travel worldwide(countries of third world) and make business there.
– eastern(Arabic and Asian countries) citizens. Most of this peoples are travelling to EU for get the job and try to make better their life there.
– African and Latin American peoples. They have the worst documents that are restricting their travel. European citizenship does for them grants visa-free access to Europe.
How to Become a European Citizen
There are a few different ways to get European citizenship.
These options mirror the four different paths to citizenship you’ll find anywhere in the world:
Citizenship by Descent – If you have a parent, grandparent, and in some cases a great grandparent who was a citizen of a European country and you meet certain conditions you can become a citizen of that country.
Naturalization – You obtain a residence permit in your European country of choice and then wait for the naturalization procedure to run its course.
Citizenship by Investment – You make an investment in the country and, in return, the country grants you citizenship.
Citizenship by Exception – A government body (embassy) has the power to grant you citizenship, often based on exceptional merits(refugee, immigration).
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