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Old Aug 18th 2017, 5:27 pm   #1
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Just curious if anyone knows if I can claim my Belgian citizenship through my Grandfather.


My dad was born in the UK but my Grandfather was Belgian.

My father is doing some investigation. He's trying to find records of his Dad's birth certificate.
We have his Belgian passport.

Can it be passed down to me if my Dad manages to get his Belgian citizenship through his Dad?
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Old Aug 18th 2017, 11:17 pm   #2
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I looked into this a few years ago for a friend. From memory you can no longer apply from outside Belgium so you would need to move to Belgium, albeit temporarily, in order to apply.
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Old Aug 20th 2017, 4:16 pm   #3
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I looked into this a few years ago for a friend. From memory you can no longer apply from outside Belgium so you would need to move to Belgium, albeit temporarily, in order to apply.
ohh I hope that's not the case.
Let's see what my Dad digs up.

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