Obtaining citizenship through a parent
From 1 January 2013, persons who have their principal residence in Belgium and whose parent(s) or adoptive parent(s) are acquiring Belgian nationality, will automatically be granted Belgian nationality on the same day, provided they are under the age of eighteen and are still under the legal authority and parental care of their parent(s) or adoptive parent(s).
Further information can also be obtained by contacting:
- Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Nationality Department
- Your municipal authority in Belgium