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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: Citizenship is based upon the Constitution of Mongolia, dated January 13, 1992, to be updated. Information herein was characterized by the Mongolian Consul as the best information available.

BY BIRTH: Birth within the territory of Mongolia does not automatically confer citizenship. Children of unknown or stateless parents may apply to the President for citizenship, but citizenship will not be granted automatically.

BY DESCENT: Child, both of whose parents are citizens of Mongolia, regardless of the child's country of birth.

Child, one of whose parents is a citizen of Mongolia, is not automatically granted citizenship; the parents have the option of requesting Mongolian citizenship for the child from the President's Office.

BY NATURALIZATION: Mongolian citizenship may only be acquired by submitting a request directly to the President's Office. Final authority for granting citizenship rests with this office.



VOLUNTARY: Voluntary renunciation of Mongolian citizenship is permitted by law. Request must be sent for approval to the President's Office. Contact the Embassy for details and required paperwork.

INVOLUNTARY: There are no grounds for involuntary loss of Mongolian citizenship.

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

Embassy of Mongolia Consular Section 2833 M St., NW Washington, DC 20007

Embassy/Consular Telephone: 202-333-7117 Fax: 202-298-9227


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