The Czech Republic is an EU country with one of the world's best Passports.
An estimated one million Americans can be eligible for Czech citizenship by ancestry. A large number of Czech-Americans can be found in the
Eligibility for Czech citizenship is limited to those whose parents or grandparents were born in the Czech Republic's territory.
Importantly, your ancestors will need to either have lost their Czech citizenship by having naturalized in another country or never formally chosen Czech or Slovak citizenship after the Czechslovakia split of 1992.
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Applicants may be eligible if the parents or grandparents meet all these requirements:
Was born in Czechoslavakia.
Did not leave the country before 1918
Lost Czech or Czechoslovak citizenship
or obtained Slovak citizenship
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