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National Laws

NOTE: This information on national legislation has been collected on the basis of the data available and may not always be up-to-date and complete.

Part I: Member States of the Council of Europe
Part II: Non-member States of the Council of Europe

 

Part I: Member States of the Council of Europe 

MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

NATIONALITY LEGISLATION

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

    1. Law No. 91 of 5 February 1992 containing new citizenship rules

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Moldova

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

    1. Constitution (1993) (Article 6).
    2. Nationality Act (November 2003)
    3. Regulations relating to the procedure for examining questions of nationality (December 2003).

San Marino

    1. Ordinary Roman Law Prior to Act No. 32,1984
    2. Act No. 98, 1986

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

"The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Turkey

    1. Nationality Act No. 403
    2. Regulation on Turkish Nationality Act no. 403
    3. Settlement Act no. 2510

Ukraine

United
Kingdom

Part II: Non-member States of the Council of Europe 

NON-MEMBER STATES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

NATIONALITY LEGISLATION

Canada

Holy See

Kyrghyzstan

    1. Constitution (Articles 13, 14)
    2. Law on Citizenship (1993)
    3. Law on the legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Territory of the Kyrghyz Republic (1993)