Slovakia is an EU country with one of the world's best passports.
An estimated 800,000 Americans can be eligible for Slovak citizenship by ancestry. Eligibility for Slovak citizenship by descent is limited to those whose parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were born in Slovakia's territory.
Amendments to the nationality law became effective in April 2022.
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Passport with visa-free
travel to 178 countries
in 18 to 24 months
Freedom of movement
in the EU
Applicants may be eligible to one of the following:
Your anchor ancestor was a Czechoslovak citizen born in the territory of the Slovak Republic and emigrated after 1910.
Significant benefit to Slovak community
The following two conditions must be met:Your anchor ancestor was born in the territory of the Slovak Republic and emigrated before 1910.The Principal Applicant demonstrates how they’ve significantly benefited the community of Slovaks living abroad due to their “extraordinary contributions” to their respective diasporic communities.
Take a free eligibility test today! Your eligibility for ancestry-based citizenship will be determined within 48 hours by the internal genealogy team at Global RCG.
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