Answer: In order to be granted Romanian citizenship, an applicant must complete the following steps presented by our lawyers in Romania. These can differ according to each individual case:
A. When intending to obtain or regain the Romanian citizenship by those who had lost it.
Regaining Romanian citizenship can be a subject of interest for those Romanian citizens who had lost their citizenship for reasons beyond their control, or it had been waved without their consent; same situation is applicable as well to their descendants up to grade three, who can regain it or opt for the situation in which they will be granted the Romanian citizenship, while maintaining, at the same time, a foreign citizenship .and a home address in Romania or abroad. This can happen if the applicant fulfils the following conditions:
There is a 3 day term for the President of the National Authority for Citizenship to deliver the final decision regarding regaining or granting the citizenship. This order shall be transmitted to the applicant in an official manner within three days. Our lawyers in Romania ca provide more details about situation A presented above.
B. The process of obtaining Romanian citizenship by a person without citizenship, or a foreign citizen, can be done if the applicant fulfils the following conditions:
You can reach out to our Romanian lawyers for more details about each of these conditions.
The terms from point a) can be reduced to half the stated interval of time in the following situations:
The experts at our Romanian law firm can provide more details about the reduction option.
Answer: The application for obtaining Romanian citizenship must be submitted to the Commission for citizenship, where the applicant must submit it in person, or, in extraordinary cases it must be filed as a mandated document which is authenticated by the Ministry of Justice, Office of Citizenship, and must be accompanied by documents which testify that the applicant fulfills all the above mentioned requests.
In the case of the applicants who have been abusively deprived of their Romanian citizenship in the past and currently reside abroad, they can submit the application for regaining the Romanian citizenship, accompanied by documents which testify that the applicant fulfills all the above mentioned requests, to competent Romanian Diplomatic Missions or Consulates. The applications and all the supporting documents will be automatically redirected to the Commission for citizenship. Our attorneys in Romania can assist those who are intersted in this special case regarding regaining citizenship.
Answer: The process of obtaining the Romanian citizenship will take a around 1 year. The process tends to become a hassle due to local bureaucracy and it gets even more difficult if the applicants don't speak Romanian fluently. Nevertheless, we are here to help, as we recommend working with a specialized lawyer who can assist you in gaining or regaining your Romanian cizitenship. You can contact us for further information regarding Romanian citizens' rights and Romanian passport.
Darie & Manea Law Firm provides legal assistance and consulting to clients who need to apply for a Romanian passport or Romanian citizenship. We also handle cases which imply acquiring of birth, marriage or death certificates, as well as other official papers from all over Romania. And our Romanian lawyers would be happy to offer assistance and representation in completing the files or picking them up.
For a free case consultation, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm in Romania.