Citizenship; application to retain German citizenship

German citizens who naturalize in another country generally lose their German citizenship. With a permit to retain German citizenship, they can also remain German.


Stand: 05.01.2024. Link zum BayernPortal

Online procedure

Retention of German citizenship; apply for authorization

Citizen-friendly and digital: simply complete this online application directly via your Internet browser. In many cases, this will save you a trip to the authorities.
Editorially responsible: Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration (see BayernPortal)

Foreigners' affairs and naturalizations

Anschrift

Rathausplatz 1
91052 Erlangen

Öffnungszeiten

jetzt geschlossen
Montag: 08:00 - 12:00 Uhr und 14:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Dienstag: 08:00 - 12:00 Uhr
Donnerstag: 08:00 - 14:00 Uhr
Freitag: 08:00 - 12:00 Uhr

Telephone availability:

Tuesday: 13:30 - 15:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00
Thursday: 13:30 - 15:00