Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, and individuals who are citizens of the United Kingdom or a British Overseas Territory can apply for citizenship in Gibraltar.
Process of Applying for Citizenship in Gibraltar
To apply for citizenship in Gibraltar, individuals must complete an application and submit it to the Civil Status and Registration Office. The application must include a copy of the individual’s passport, birth certificate, and any other relevant documents.
The application will be reviewed by the Civil Status and Registration Office, and if approved, the individual will be required to take an oath of allegiance to the Crown of the United Kingdom. After the oath is taken, the individual will be granted British Overseas Territory Citizenship in Gibraltar.
Advantages of Being Granted Citizenship in Gibraltar
There are a number of advantages to being granted citizenship in Gibraltar, including:
- The right to live and work in Gibraltar
- The ability to travel without restrictions to and from Gibraltar
- The ability to vote and stand for election in Gibraltar
- The ability to access healthcare and education in Gibraltar
Rules Surrounding Dual Citizenship in Gibraltar
Individuals who are granted citizenship in Gibraltar do not have to renounce their existing citizenship. Dual citizenship is possible in Gibraltar, which means that an individual can hold citizenship in Gibraltar and another country at the same time.
Reliable Information on Citizenship in Gibraltar
For reliable, up-to-date further information on citizenship in Gibraltar, individuals can contact the Civil Status and Registration Office or the Governor’s Office in Gibraltar. The British High Commission in the United Kingdom may also be able to provide information on citizenship in Gibraltar.