Quick Answer: Can You Lose Swedish Citizenship?

Can Swedish have dual citizenship?

Sweden permits dual citizenship.

Likewise, if you are a Swedish citizen and become a citizen of another country, you may keep your Swedish citizenship if the other country permits it.

Some countries do not allow dual citizenship.

You can read more about this under the headline Losing citizenship..

How long do you have to live in Sweden to become a citizen?

five yearsTo become a Swedish citizen, you must have been living in Sweden on a long-term basis for a certain period of time. As a rule you must have been resident in Sweden for a continuous period of five years. Habitual residence means that you are a long-term resident and intend to remain in Sweden.

Does Sweden offer citizenship by descent?

A child who is born abroad and whose father is a Swedish citizen (not married to the child’s mother, and the mother is not Swedish) will acquire Swedish citizenship when the parents get married, provided the child is aged under 18. …

How can I get Swedish citizenship?

Check that you meet the requirements before you applybe able to prove your identity.be 18 years of age or older.have a permanent residence permit (a temporary residence permit is not applicable) or.have a right of residence or residence card (applies to you if you are an EU citizen or a close relative of an EU citizen)More items…•