Question: What happens if I marry a German citizen?

If you marry a German citizen, you are not automatically entitled to German citizenship. However, spouses of German citizens are permitted to apply for citizenship by naturalisation much sooner than others: usually after two years of marriage.If you marry a German citizen, you are not automatically entitled to German citizenship

Can you become a German citizen through marriage?

German Naturalization by Marriage Another way of getting German citizenship is by marriage. You will however need to apply for naturalization. The only difference is that you are not required to fulfill the residency length as for naturalization.

Can a US citizen marry a German citizen?

If a U.S. citizen marries a German citizen, he or she does not acquire German citizenship, nor does the German citizen acquire U.S. citizenship. If you wish to live in the United States after marrying, the U.S. spouse will need to apply for an Immigrant Visa on behalf of the foreign spouse.

Does having a German passport make you a citizen?

German Naturalization. German naturalization means that after a certain period of living in Germany as a permanent resident, you apply to become a citizen. There are many restrictions and requirements for obtaining naturalization, so not everyone can get it.

Is it hard to get German citizenship?

Considering that Germany is a country many people want to live, work, and study in, the demand for German citizenship is high. Germany is a country full of bureaucratic procedures and red tape, so naturally, even the German Federal Foreign Office states that citizenship law is immensely complicated.

Can German citizen get US green card?

Yes! Citizens of Germany can apply for the Green Card Lottery. After an evaluation of countries that have sent fewer immigrants to the US for the last 5 years, the US State Department has chosen Germany to be part of the Green Card Lottery. Citizens of Germany can start an easy application now!

How long can German citizen stay in US?

90 days German visitors can stay in the United States for a maximum of 90 days Per Entry. All visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you CANNOT seek paid work or employment.

How long does it take to marry in Germany?

The process of getting married in Germany can be fairly quick, as couples must tie the knot within six months of receiving their marriage license. Couples have a civil ceremony at a registry office. They can then choose to follow this with a religious ceremony or reception; however, this has no legal effect.

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