Austrian citizenship

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Greetings,

Austrian citizenship for descendants of Nazi persecuted

Restoration of Austrian citizenship is possible for descendants of Nazi persecutors, who were Austrian citizens or citizens of countries that were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire such as Italy, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia and Hungary, and lived in Austria Before May 15, 1955. without having to give up existing citizenship.

This is an amendment to the law that expands the circle of those entitled to Austrian citizenship. Also allows descendants of Austrian women, family lineage of those who have served permanently or in the Ministry of Defense and descendants who themselves have served permanently or in the Ministry of Defense contrary to law.

The amendment to the law will enter into force on September 1, 2020.