Citizenship

 

Acquisition of citizenship of the Czech Republic

The law allows for the existence of dual (or multiple) citizenship. The basic ways of acquiring Czech citizenship are birth and grant. At birth, a child acquires the citizenship of the Czech Republic if at least one parent is a citizen of the Czech Republic. By granting them, citizens of a foreign state or stateless persons with a permanent residence permit in the territory of the Czech Republic have the opportunity to acquire the citizenship of the Czech Republic.

All information for submitting applications for citizenship of the Czech Republic is posted on the website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic, including information on submitted documents, fees, contacts, prerequisites and conditions for acquiring citizenship of the Czech Republic. Information on the basic method of acquiring citizenship, granting (foreigners with permanent residence in the Czech Republic) is available here.

Information on the Act on Citizenship of the Czech Republic can be found here.

 

Demonstrating knowledge of Czech and realities

One of the conditions is to demonstrate knowledge of the Czech language at the B1 level and to demonstrate basic knowledge of the constitutional system of the Czech Republic and orientation in the cultural, social, geographical and historical realities of the Czech Republic. Information and materials for the Czech language exam and the Czech realities exam can be found on the website www.obcanstvi.cestina-pro-cizince.cz.