The cost of taking Austrian citizenship and renouncing British citizenship

The information below relates to the cost of my naturalisation including renunciation (I therefore exclude the costs relating solely to my son’s renunciation), and serves as a guide for others considering a similar route.

Costs of naturalisation

ItemCostEquiv. €
Issuing of the Bescheid der Zusicherung der Verleihung der österreichischen Staatsbürgerschaft€ 44
Apostille for Bescheid€ 17.20
Certified translation of Bescheid€ 140
Grundbucheintrag€ 5
Kreditschutzverbund (KSV) statement€ 30
ACPO Police Record Certificate£ 45€ 49.50
Apostille for UK birth certificate£ 45.50 (incl. courier charge)€ 50.00
Certified translation of birth certificate€ 120
Couriering form RN with supporting documents€ 30 - 100
Renunciation of British citizenship£ 372€ 409.20
Submission of renunciation form to MA35€ 14.30
Issuing of Austrian passportfree (included in process charge)
Process cost (Einbürgerungsverfahren)€ 743
Issuing of Austrian Personalausweis (photo ID)€ 61.20
Exchange Rate £1 = € 1.10
The costs of naturalisation (and renouncing citizenship)