One of the major hurdles to clear is getting all the paperwork needed for the application – and getting it right first time. Depending on life circumstances, this can be remarkably straightforward, or decidedly complicated. Previously annulled marriages in foreign countries can particularly prove expensive – in terms of the sworn translations required, as can name changes. Continue reading “What documentation do you require for applying for Austrian citizenship?”
Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985 – A quick primer for those looking to take Austrian citizenship.
Austria’s Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985 (StbG; Austrian Citizenship Act of 1985) is the law in Austria that covers the holding of, award of and losing of Austrian citizenship. The latter is an interesting point – as just as you can take citizenship, you can also lose it. It is worth stating that the act also used many of the provisions of the previous law on Austrian citizenship from 1965, so some provisions have been unchanged in their wording for half a century, but since entering into force the law has been amended on various occasions. Continue reading “Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985 – A quick primer for those looking to take Austrian citizenship.”
29 March 2017 – 13:30:00 CEST – The Letter
For a little over a week the date of Article 50 being triggered had been publicly known. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom would end the speculation about the triggering of Article 50 – and delivered within the promised time-frame, i.e. before the end of March 2017. Continue reading “29 March 2017 – 13:30:00 CEST – The Letter”