what do i have to do to get Russian citizenship?
- dognhorsemomLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
CITIZENSHIP: Citizenship laws are based upon the Law on Citizenship dated February 6, 1992.
BY BIRTH: If either parent is a citizen of the Russian Federation, and the other is a stateless person, their child shall be a citizen of the Russian Federation, irrespective of the child's place of birth.
BY DESCENT: If both parents are citizens of the Russian Federation, irrespective of the child's place of birth. If one parent is a citizen of the Russian Federation and the other is of another citizenship, the child's citizenship shall be decided, irrespective of the child's place of birth, by a written agreement between the parents. (In the absence of such agreement, the child shall acquire citizenship of the Russian Federation if it were born on the territory of the Russian Federation or if it would otherwise become a stateless person.)
BY REGISTRATION: Persons whose spouse or direct ancestor is a citizen of the Russian Federation. Person who acquired other citizenship by birth, either of whose parents was a citizen of the Russian Federation, may register for citizenship within five years after their 18th birthday.
Children of former Russian Federation citizens, born after the termination of parents' Russian Federation citizenship, may register for citizenship within five years after their 18th birthday.
Former citizens of the USSR who resided on the territory of the former USSR and who came to reside on the territory of the Russian Federation after February 6, 1992, if they declared their intention to acquire citizenship of the Russian Federation by December 31, 2000.
Stateless persons permanently residing on the territory of the Russian Federation on the day of enactment of the present Law, or on the territory of other republics of the former USSR as of September 1, 1991, both of whom within one year of enactment of the present Law declare their intention to acquire citizenship of the Russian Federation.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons, irrespective of their domicile, who themselves are, or one of whose direct ancestors were, a subject of Russia by birth, and who, within one year of enactment of the present Law, declare their intention to acquire the Russian Federation citizenship.
BY NATURALIZATION: Russian Federation citizenship may be acquired upon fulfillment of the following conditions: Be at least 18 years old. Have permanent residence for a total of five years, or three years of continuous residence immediately prior to filing an application: For refugees recognized as such by the Russian Federation, the time periods shall be halved.
- CarollLv 44 years ago
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I am pretty sure Russia doesn't recognize dual citizenship and if you go there as a Russian citizen then they have every right to call you into the army. But if you go there as an American citizen (which means you don't use any of the "citizen only" services) I don't think you should have any problems.
- Anonymous5 years ago
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- 5 years ago
I was born in Russia. What forms must I need to apply for citizenship and were. I live in the USA right now.
- 5 years ago
Russia is the only country with the balls to stand up to liberal left wing Nazis.I'm from the UK where Muslim child molester gangs have a free hand to attack thousands of native christen under age girls, the police and social work department are to afraid of being called racists to do anything about it.
- 1 decade ago
Your probably not willing to do this but to become a Russian citizen you must either marry a Russian or join the army or navy and be transported there for work.Source(s): Check your passport it tells you
- Tony TLv 41 decade ago
Probably move there, marry a native and go through the motions of working and such and then renounce your US stuff.
- lollipoppett2005Lv 61 decade ago
One question for you........."Why would you want to?"