Retention of German citizenship

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Do you want to acquire citizenship of another country without losing your German citizenship? To retain your German citizenship, you will need an “approval for retention” (in German: “Beibehaltungsgenehmigung”).

Legal services are provided by KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (company information).

If you choose to naturalise as the citizen of another state (non-EU or Switzerland), you will normally lose your German citizenship. Exemptions are possible, for example, if you continue to have a connection to Germany even though your permanent residency shall be in the host country. For this reason an “approval for retention” (in German “Beibehaltungsgenehmigung”) is necessary. The retention of German citizenship must be approved before acquiring a new nationality.

We are happy to assist you in this regard. Please contact us via the “price request” button.

Our offer includes:
  • Initial assessment
  • Preparation of application forms
  • Instructions on process steps
  • Consideration of legal issues
  • Validation of approval for retention
In order to evaluate the precise price, company specific information and additional factors are relevant, which we are happy to discuss with you. Ask for the price by clicking the button ‘price request’.

Do you want to acquire citizenship of another country without losing your German citizenship? To retain your German citizenship, you will need an “approval for retention” (in German: “Beibehaltungsgenehmigung”).

Legal services are provided by KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (company information).

If you choose to naturalise as the citizen of another state (non-EU or Switzerland), you will normally lose your German citizenship. Exemptions are possible, for example, if you continue to have a connection to Germany even though your permanent residency shall be in the host country. For this reason an “approval for retention” (in German “Beibehaltungsgenehmigung”) is necessary. The retention of German citizenship must be approved before acquiring a new nationality.

We are happy to assist you in this regard. Please contact us via the “price request” button.

  • You benefit from KPMG’s international network and our multidisciplinary approach
  • As far as possible we will take all necessary actions for you from Germany
  • Our many years of experience helps us to identify challenges quickly

In the approval process, translations, legalised documents and apostilles are often necessary. We can coordinate and arrange these together with our partners from within or outside the KPMG network.

What fees will be incurred for the assessment for the retention of German citizenship?
It is important to us that costs are predictable and plannable. A business relationship should not end up in disputes over fees. For cases of average complexity we charge a flat-rate fee of EUR 4,000 net per person. 
EUR 1,000 is allocated to the initial assessment, in which the chances of success of your petition for naturalisation will be evaluated. EUR 3,000 is attributable the application process.
The administrative fees, for example, for the issuance of official documents, will be charged separately if applicable.
Additional costs will be indicated in advance.
 

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