Now stateless persons born in Uzbekistan are no longer required to live 5 consecutive years to obtain citizenship
The Law "On Amendments and Addenda to the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan" and “On Citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan" was signed by the President.
The concept “Identification ID card” was introduced into the Law.
According to the amendment, a person who was registered in Uzbekistan as a
permanent resident before January 1, 2005 and who is not a former foreign citizen,
can be recognized as an Uzbek citizen if he/she wishes.
In addition, one of the parents (single father or mother) is recognized as a citizen of Uzbekistan, a child who has not received foreign citizenship and resides in Uzbekistan, is recognized as a citizen of Uzbekistan if he/she wishes.
According to the law, in the absence of documents confirming the right to be recognized as a Uzbek citizen, the applicant can determine these rights in court proceedings.
In addition, stateless persons born and living in Uzbekistan do not need to live in Uzbekistan for five consecutive years up to the date of applying for Uzbek citizenship.
This law will come into force on the day of its official publication.
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