Particularly known for its mountainous landscapes, affordable ski hotspots, and scenic lakes, Slovenia has a rich and unique culture to become engulfed in. In an area where 1 in 20 citizens keep bees, traditional celebrations, home to the world’s longest stone-arch bridge railway, thousands of caves, breathtaking Lake Bled, and traditional cuisine, this small country is a unique destination to make it on anyone’s to-do list.
Keep reading to learn more about how you can reclaim your Slovenian citizenship through your family lineage.
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The Slovenian government you to reclaim your family’s citizenship within two generations of your family’s lineage. This means that if you have a Slovenian parent or grandparent, you could be eligible to receive a Slovenian passport, with which you would be able to live, work, and study in any of the 28 countries throughout the European Union with no restrictions.
Many people whose parents or grandparents were born in Slovenia qualify for Czech citizenship through descent. Below are the personal requirements you must meet, as well as the documentation you must be able to present.
To apply for Slovenian citizenship, you must have the appropriate documents in order, and of which must be translated into Slovenian. You must be able to provide translated copies of:
Your own birth certificate
The birth certificate(s) and other relevant documents of your direct Czech ancestor
Your parents’ marriage certificate