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Nationality card: Exhibition

Formal proof of possession of German nationality is provided by a nationality card. This card is required for certain legal transactions or legal relationships (e.g. adoption, officialdom).

Before issuing a citizenship card or identity card on the status of A German, the nationality authority must:

  • whether and by what you have acquired the German nationality / legal status as a German,
  • whether and by what you have lost your German nationality / legal status as a German.

In addition to the information about you, information about the persons from whom you derive your nationality is also required. You can find out which persons are each of them in the application form.

Please consult the authority when filling out the application if there are any ambiguities.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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