December 17, 2023

Claire Nilson Discusses Rules Surrounding Dual Citizenship With The Telegraph

In “How to Bag a Powerful Passport – And Fly Past Airport Queues,” The Telegraph turned to immigration counsel Claire Nilson for her commentary on rules surrounding dual citizenship.

Nilson explained that in the case of an emergency, you are unlikely to receive diplomatic help from the British government if you are physically located in the other country where you hold citizenship. “In some countries, this could, at certain times, include not permitting their citizens to leave that country to travel internationally,” she added.

According to the article, some countries allow you to obtain citizenship by investing significantly in that country’s economy and infrastructure. “Such investment is typically in the hundreds of thousands of pounds – and for some countries, in excess of £1m,” Nilson said.

The full article is available for The Telegraph subscribers.

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