Dual citizenship is a type of citizenship in which individual has coexisting citizenship in two different countries. Dual citizenship allows an individual to become the citizen of two countries. For dual citizenship different rules are set for different countries. Therefore, before applying for citizenship to a second country, it is essential to know what native rules may apply to you. For example: In the United States, dual citizenship is allowed if a person is born within the country to parents who are immigrants.
There are many benefits of dual citizenship; some of them are listed below:
1. PERKS AND RIGHTS:
The person who has a dual citizenship can receive ample perks and rights provided by each country. The person can access to social service systems, can vote in either country. Moreover, the person can run office in either country, depending on the law. Also they are allowed to work in either country without a work permit and can attend school in either country.
2. TWO PASSPORTS:
As a dual citizen, you have two passports of two countries. Having a citizen’s passport excludes the need for long-stay visas and questioning about the plan of trip. It also provides right of entry to both countries, which can be important in case if you have family to visit, or to do business in either country.
3. CAN OWN A PROPERTY:
One can own a property in either country. Some countries curbs land ownership to citizens only, and as a legal citizen of two countries, you can purchase property in either – or both – countries.
4. CULTURAL EDUCATION:
As a dual citizen you can avail the benefits of being engaged in the culture of two countries. Some government officials are also fond of dual citizenship and see it as a way to boost the country’s image as a key destination for tourists.
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