German law requires non-EU citizens to give up their existing nationality when applying for German citizenship – so British citizens are currently able to hold on to their UK passport and get a shiny new German one.
Many people whose parents, grandparents or great-grandparents were born in Germany qualify for German citizenship through descent. In essence you can reclaim your German citizenship by descent if: … You were born before 1975 as the legitimate child of a German citizen father
The German passport remains the most powerful travel
document in the continent of Europe, and the fourth most powerful
in the world. Despite losing its spot as the best passport to have last year,
12 months later German passport holders can
visit 188 countries visa-free or by obtaining a visa-on-arrival.
Yes. A child born in Germany (on or after 1 January 2000) can acquire German nationality, even if neither of the parents is German. The only precondition is that one of the parents has been legally and habitually resident in Germany for eight years and has a permanent right of residence
German citizen, he or she does not acquire German
citizenship, nor does the German citizen acquire US citizenship.
If you wish to live in the U.S. after marrying,
the American spouse will need to apply for an
Immigrant Visa on behalf of the non-American spouse.