Civio investigations


Acquiring the nationality of a country is a long, costly and barrier-filled process for hundreds of thousands of people every year across Europe


Stranger in a native land

One third of the people Spain and Italy naturalised in 2022 were born there to foreign parents. In these countries, as in most of the European Union, such children must apply for citizenship after several years of residence. Other countries, such as Germany, recognise them as citizens at birth if the childā€™s parents are legal residents.

If you want to know more about this topic, check out all our articles on Justice