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Proof of Citizenship [Staatsbürgerschaftsnachweis]

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Proof of citizenship is the confirmation that a particular person possesses the Austrian citizenship. The citizenship can be acquired by decent or by conferral.

The responsibility depends on the principal residence [Hauptwohnsitz]. Persons who do not have their principal residence in Austria receive the proof of citizenship from the responsible Austrian substitute authority.

Last update: 22.02.2016
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