Citizenship Dual Citizenship: List of Countries Which Allow & Deny

  1. Dual citizenship, the ability to be a citizen of two different countries at the same time, is allowed in the United States and some other foreign countries. After becoming a U.S. citizen or "naturalized", some countries will require you to give up or "renounce" your current citizenship. Below is a list of countries where dual citizenship with the United States is generally possible and not possible.

    It is important to note that exceptions to rules may exist. In addition, the law can change quickly over time and the dual citizenship country list may have changed since this article was published. The best way to confirm the possibility of dual citizenship with the United States is to speak to an experienced immigration lawyer.

    Countries where Dual Citizenship is Generally Possible after U.S. Naturalization

    • Albania
    • Antigua
    • Australia
    • Barbados
    • Belgium
    • Belize
    • Benin
    • Bulgaria
    • Burkina Faso
    • Cambodia
    • Canada
    • Cape Verde
    • Central African Republic
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Ecuador
    • El Salvador
    • France
    • Ghana
    • Greece
    • Grenada
    • Guatemala
    • Hong Kong
    • Hungary
    • Iran
    • Ireland
    • Ivory Coast
    • Israel
    • Jamaica
    • Latvia
    • Lesotho
    • Liechtenstein
    • Macao
    • Maldives
    • Mexico
    • Morocco
    • Namibia
    • Nevis
    • New Zealand
    • Nigeria
    • Panama
    • Peru
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • St. Christopher
    • St. Kitts
    • St. Lucia
    • Slovenia
    • Sri Lanka
    • Switzerland
    • Syria
    • Taiwan
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Turkey
    • Tuvalu
    • United Kingdom

    Countries where Dual Citizenship is Generally Not Possible after U.S. Naturalization

    • Algeria
    • Andorra
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bahrain
    • Belarus
    • Bhutan
    • Bolivia
    • Botswana
    • Brunei
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • Chile
    • China
    • Congo
    • Cuba
    • Djibouti
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Gabon
    • Guinea
    • Honduras
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iraq
    • Japan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kiribati
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Laos
    • Libya
    • Malawi
    • Malaysia
    • Mali
    • Monaco
    • Mongolia
    • Myanmar (Burma)
    • Nepal
    • New Guinea
    • Nicaragua
    • Niger
    • North Korea
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Papua
    • Príncipe Island
    • Qatar
    • Rwanda
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Sierra Leone
    • Singapore
    • South Korea
    • Sudan
    • Swaziland
    • Sweden
    • Tonga
    • Uganda
    • Ukraine
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Venezuela
    • Vietnam
    • Yemen
    • Zimbabwe
    Immigration Law:
    Naturalization, Citizenship

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    Michael M. Wechsler

    Michael M. Wechsler
    Michael M. Wechsler is an experienced attorney, founder of TheLaw.com and of-counsel to Kaplan, Williams & Graffeo, LLC. He was also an SVP and chief Internet strategist at Zedge.net and legal consultant at Kroll Ontrack, a leading service e-discovery and computer forensics service provider.

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