You will need
- - passport;
- - certificate from tax inspection about absence of debts on payment of taxes;
- - a certificate from the recruiting office for males 18-27 years;
- - birth certificate;
- - birth certificate of your closest relative if he was born on the territory of Ukraine or the passport of your family member - citizen of Ukraine.
How should think over and weigh your step. The adoption of the citizenship of Ukraine implies that you will have to renounce Russian citizenship. Get the paperwork only if you are completely confident in your decision.
Apply for the refusal of the Russian citizenship. Those who are on the territory of Ukraine, must apply to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, living in Russia - in the office of the Federal migration service (FMS) at the place of residence.Apart from the application you will need to provide a passport, certificate from tax authority about absence of debts on payment of taxes and a certificate from the military enlistment for men of military age.
Wait until you receive the document on the withdrawal of Russian citizenship. Consideration of your application may take up to 1 year.
Check whether you are in the category of people who can obtain citizenship of Ukraine through a simplified procedure. First of all, those who lived (and was registered) in the Ukrainian Soviet socialist Republic (SSR) at the time of independence. In the second place, these people, close relatives which are parents, grandparents or brothers and sisters were born or lived in Ukraine at the time of independence. Also those who had previously been a citizen of Ukraine.
Submit the documents for obtaining Ukrainian citizenship. In Russia it can be done in the consular section in the Embassy of the country in Ukraine - the local police Department. If you belong to one of the preferential categories of citizenship - provide relevant documents such as photocopies of birth certificates of relatives, was born in the Ukraine.
Wait for decision on your request for citizenship. It may also take a long time.
Some special programs for Russians of Ukrainian citizenship does not exist. The same procedure is applicable to any citizen of the CIS countries and far abroad.
Advice 2: How to obtain second citizenship
By law any citizen of Russia may also have a second citizenship. For someone the need to obtain a second citizenship due to family situation, for some it's a means of possible deviations, the means to start life anew. Most Russians think about the citizenship of Canada, USA or UK and also about the so-called "buying citizenship" for investment. Thus, you can "buy" citizenship of the small island States, for example, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Canadian citizenship is useful because it allows visa-free travel to this Europe and the United States. For citizenship of Canada must first issue a permanent residence (permanent residence) in Canada, since the necessary condition for obtaining canadian citizenship is a physical presence of a person in Canada for at least three years to relocate. In Canada there is a so-called residency requirement. If you want to get citizenship of Canada, you must prove that you were physically in Canada for 1095 days or three years of the last five years.
US citizenship necessary for those who are going to work in the US government agencies. To obtain the citizenship of the United States any person born in the United States or in the territories they belong (by right of soil). A child born abroad to parents of U.S. citizens will also be a US citizen (right of blood). All the rest, first you need to issue the Green Card. This is a permanent residence permit, which is not always a guarantee of U.S. citizenship. Permanent resident States, you can stay for life. Standard period of naturalization in the United States involves a permanent residence in the United States for five years, and for those who are married to a U.S. citizen for three years. It is important to know English language on a working level and have no criminal record.
British citizenship can be acquired by right of soil (if the child was born in UK a citizen of UK, he is a British citizen), the law of blood (if one of the parents of the child is a British citizen, the child is also a British citizen), citizenship, registration, as well as through adoption. Most often the citizenship of the UK get through naturalisation. The time for obtaining citizenship through naturalization depend on whether the applicant is married to a citizen of the UK. If he is married, then naturalization will be shortened to 3 years, and if not, then 6 years old. It is also important to know English.
The so-called "citizenship by investment" can be obtained on the Islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The amount necessary for citizenship investment varies from 200000 to $ 350000 $ depending on the field of investment. The essence of the citizenship by investment that subject to a certain amount in a particular sector of the economy, the investor and his family get citizenship of Saint Kitts and Nevis, even if they are not living and do not reside in this state. Roughly the same can obtain citizenship in the other States (for example, in Dominica, Austria).
Advice 3: How to get the citizenship of Monaco
The citizenship of a developed European country, Monaco, has many advantages, and above all - the right to unlimited time to be in the EU without a visa. Under certain conditions, the nationality of Monaco can get and Russian.
You will need
- - certificate of good conduct;
- - Bank statements;
- - marriage certificate with a citizen of Monaco
Find out if you are eligible for citizenship. It can be given to people who legally lived in the country for more than ten years, and are reasonably well integrated into the local community. It is advisable to have a job and speak in the official language of the country is French. Wives of citizens of Monaco can apply quickly - after five years of continuous residence in the country, and the husbands of female citizens should prepare the documents according to the General rules. Also in a simplified manner, the status unable to adopted children.
Prepare documents for filing for naturalization. You will need to obtain a certificate of good conduct in their country, if necessary, to provide proof of your employment, income, address, and relationship to the citizens of Monaco. All the documents must be apostilled and translated into French with certification.
Contact your local administration documents. There you will be able to tell whether you want to add any more paper. If you show it, then your application will register.
Wait for the official response from the government to your request. For naturalization are examined personally by the Prince of Monaco and is largely dependent on its decisions. Be prepared for the fact that you can call for an interview in order to better understand the motives of citizenship.
Upon approval of your application you will receive the documents of naturalization. The process of making citizenship usually occurs in a solemn ceremony with the presentation of you identity card of the citizen of the country.
Give up your citizenship, obtained by birth. According to the laws of the country the citizen of Monaco may not have a second citizenship. For refusal from Russian citizenship, please contact the Consulate in Marseille - it also applies to Monaco. It is located at 8, Rue Ambrois Pare. Watch his work you can find on the official website - www.marseille.mid.ru/