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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 on the basis for Nigerienne citizenship laws was not provided.

BY BIRTH: Child born within the territory of Niger, regardless of the nationality of the parents.

BY DESCENT: Child, at least one of whose parents is a Nigerienne citizen, regardless of the child's country of birth.

BY NATURALIZATION: Acquisition of Nigerienne citizenship is possible upon grant by Presidential Decree.



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

INVOLUNTARY: The following is grounds for involuntary loss of Nigerian citizenship: Person voluntarily acquires foreign citizenship.

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

Embassy of the Republic of Niger Consular Section 2204 R St., NW Washington, DC 20008

Embassy/Consular Telephone: 202-483-4224/25/26/27 Fax: 202-483-3169


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