Denmark officially recognizes dual citizenship

The Danish parliament voted on December 18 to allow dual citizenship. thpassport_den

The Danish parliament passed a law that will allow expats living in Denmark to become naturalised Danish citizens while retaining their original citizenship. Similarly, the law will allow Danes living abroad to become naturalised citizens of their country of residence while remaining a Dane.

The law goes into effect on September 1st, 2015.

The bill passed 89 for and 19 against, with the nay votes coming from the anti-immigrant Danish People’s Party and the right-of-centre Conservatives.

Read more: Copenhagen Post

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