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[Please refer to How to Read a Country Entry for help interpreting this material. It was produced prior to March 2001 as part of a US government report entitled Citizenship Laws of the World. The accuracy and depth of these country listings varies significantly, and some information may be incorrect. At best, this page presents only part of the story for a particular country. Additional information for this country may be available in Country Information]


CITIZENSHIP: Information was not provided.

BY BIRTH: Birth within the territory of Guinea does not automatically confer citizenship. The exception is a child born to unknown or stateless parents.

BY DESCENT: Child of a Guinean father, regardless of the child's country of birth. Child of a Guinean mother and an unknown father, regardless of the child's country of birth.

MARRIAGE: A foreign woman who marries a citizen of Guinea is eligible for citizenship.

BY NATURALIZATION: No information was provided.



VOLUNTARY: Voluntary renunciation of Guinean citizenship is permitted by law. Contact the Embassy for details and required paperwork.

INVOLUNTARY: The following is grounds for involuntary loss of Guinean citizenship: The person voluntarily acquires a foreign citizenship.

ANY QUESTIONS concerning citizenship, or requests for renunciation of citizenship, should be directed to the address below:

Embassy of the Republic of Guinea Consular Section 2112 Leroy Place, NW Washington, DC 20008

Embassy/Consular Telephone: 202-483-9420 Fax: 202-483-8688


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